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Blair's turf field makeover

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is replacing the playing surface of Blair's artificial turf field after concerns arose from an October 2016 inspection. Construction began in January and is expected to last until March.
Amazon is opening a grocery store called Amazon Go with no checkout lines or cashiers. Courtesy of Wired

The U.S. is not ready for complete automation

Amazon has announced the opening of the first automated grocery store, called Amazon Go, which will have no checkout lines or cashiers. This signals the beginning of a futuristic era in which machines will perform more and more of the the tasks that humans used to do, but with increased efficiency and decreased cost.

Changes coming to government and biology HSAs

The Maryland State Department of Education is in the process of changing the government High School Assessment (HSA) test and plans to phase out the biology HSA test next year.

Getting down and dirty

Secluded in its own little niche just off of the 210s hallway, it's unlikely that many Blazers have ever actually been inside the greenhouse. But for those who yearn to roll up their sleeves and get dirty or to discover the green thumb they never knew they had, this small, glass-paneled classroom is a haven.

Is College Board evil?

Sometime in the last fifty years or so, the idea of Advanced Placement (AP) classes, SAT tests and College Board as a whole, has been corrupted. The non-profit draws criticism in nearly every aspect of what it does, not the least of which is being a non-profit.

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Are colleges truly diverse?

Nowadays, most top universities have everything a prospective student would desire in a place of higher education. However, hiding behind these amenities is a major weakness afflicting these universities: a startling lack of political diversity.

Religion or culture?

Showing a war through a screen

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'Nasty Women' storm the capital

More than half a million people gathered in the nationís capital to march in the Women's March on Washington on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Rappers Chris Brown and Soulja Boy to fight

Meet the Blair SMOB candidates

Entertainment »

SCOback Movie of the Week: Coming to America

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.

SCOback Movie of the Week: Say Anything

"A Series of Unfortunate Events" is seriously good

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Blair girls' basketball destroys Northwood 43-28

The Blair Blazers' girls' basketball team (12-5) stole the win against the Northwood Gladiators (4-13) on Tuesday night after a tight first half. However, Blair pulled through during the second half and triumphed over Northwood, coming away with the 43-28 win.

Blair varsity boys basketball wins against Clarksburg

Blazers demolish Northwood

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