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Muslim Student Association revived after a three-year hiatus

After three years of scattered activity, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) has been made an official club at Blair with librarian Andrea Lamphier as teacher sponsor.
The AP U.S. History class curriculum should teach facts, not opinions. Courtesy of Princeton Review

APUSH to stay true to curriculum

But the point of school isn't to influence students' beliefs, which countries to support and how patriotic they should be. Teachers need to give the facts.
Palmer represents his father, the Judge of a small town.  Courtesy of Fandango

The verdict on 'The Judge'

In his newest production, director David Dobkin has spliced all of the typical Hollywood clichés from family drama and courtroom genres into one generic, cheesy movie. With a star-studded cast, including the wry comedic and dramatic actor Robert Downey Jr. and Academy Award-winner Robert Duvall, Dobkin tells a predictable and drawn-out tale of a small-town family's buried problems.
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Watch the benefits roll in

Monday, October 6 saw same-sex marriage's greatest stride since 2013, when the Supreme Court announced it would not hear appeals to lower court rulings, which effectively legalizes same-sex marriage in five new states.

Boys' soccer defeats Blake in an impressive display of teamwork

Boys’ varsity soccer (5-2-4) beat Blake (6-5-2) by a score of 3-1 on Tuesday. A combination of communication, possession, and smart passes led the team to a satisfying victory over Blake.
 

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Rated R for ridiculous

A new type of ratings system would force the MPAA to shy away from their prudishness and leniency towards violence, which is apparent in their current standards for what defines different movie ratings.

Tableting to the future

Darren Wilson likely to escape punishment

Entertainment »

A "Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad" movie

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," directed by Miguel Artecta, is a sappy and unrealistic children's film about a series of unfortunate and frustrating events that shifts a family's outlook on life.

"Gone Girl": A who-Dunne-it of striking originality

"The Boxtrolls" thinks outside the box

Sports »

Girls' Volleyball prevails over B-CC

The Blair girls' varsity volleyball team (10-2) defeated the Bethesda- Chevy Chase Barons (7-5) in three lengthy sets. The match was special for the Blazers because it was senior night, the last home game for seniors before playoffs. The Barons played a tough game throughout the match, but the Blazers were able to hold their own and eventually outplayed them. The scores for the three sets were: 25-19, 25-17, and 25-22.

Girls' soccer ties game against Blake

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