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Father John Misty released his sophomore album "I Love You Honeybear" this year. Courtesy of Reporter Magazine

2015 albums to check out

2015 is not even halfway over and already the year has been overwhelmed with fantastic albums, from several hyped and long-awaited releases to many impressive debuts.
A little boy working in a charter school in Baltimore. Courtesy of Baltimore Sun

Privatized schools are a public problem

Charter schools are pushing the widespread movement for the privatization of education. But the effects are not better. In many cases, they're much, much worse.

A change of pace

As a student, it's surprising to think teachers do anything outside of school other than grade and write lesson plans. There are, however, many Blazer teachers with unique and interesting hobbies, and we've highlighted a few below.

Unplugging from our phones, reconnecting with ourselves

Digital technology can do just about anything. It is a pathway for procrastination and a blocker of boredom. But it's also a distraction from life itself.
Math teacher Milton Roth dancing with fellow math teacher Lisa Wheatley. Courtesy of Yearbook Committee

In memoriam: Milton Roth

The Blair community is mourning the loss of Milton Roth, who recently passed away unexpectedly. Roth, who taught calculus at Blair for over 40 years, brought time, effort and genuine love to work every day, and the suddenness of his loss has been felt by many.
 

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#WakaForPresident

A bright light shines through the hopelessly entangled jungle that is American politics. I'm talking, of course, about rapper Waka Flocka Flame.

Driving humans away

Gender-segregated tables in Media Center cross a line

News »

Freshman starts fundraiser at Blair for Nepal earthquake aid

Between May 4 and May 8, freshman Jigyasa Dahal led a fundraiser in Blair's cafeteria and courtyard for the April 25 Nepal earthquake. The fundraiser was sponsored by teachers and sponsors of the "No Labels Diversity Workshop" club Anne Mathews and Tami Jeral.

Blair intern named Teacher of Promise

Recent Blair graduate dies of unknown causes

Entertainment »

"Pitch Perfect 2" sings

"Pitch Perfect," a quirky comedy about all-girls a capella group the Barden Bellas, took critics by aca-amazement by becoming one of the biggest hits of 2012, fueling a renaissance of collegiate a capella enthusiasm. Now the Barden Bellas are back, and they're better than ever. "Pitch Perfect 2" is a hilarious and worthy sequel, filled to the brim with gags and female empowerment.

"Age of Ultron" falls short

Ex Machina is anything but mechanical

Sports »

Blair ends playoff run in tough loss to Gaithersburg

The Blair baseball season ended Friday afternoon in a painful 6-3 loss at Gaithersburg High School. Blair struggled against Gaithersburg’s pitcher Anthony Felitti, a commit to the University of Virginia.

Baseball wallops Whitman to advance in the playoffs

Girls’ Softball Dominates in Five Inning Shut Out