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College students at Mount Saint Mary's College lining up for a party. Courtesy of Odyssey

Protecting the party

Loud rap music blasts throughout the house, the floor vibrating on account of the bass. A soft haze has settled around packed rooms that were nearly vacant only an hour ago. Bottles of alcohol adorn the messy counters and tables around which laughing teenagers converse. This is a typical night for many students who choose to party on the weekend, with the exception of a single individual standing by the door attentively.
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Break the mold: A look back at the Women's March

January 21, 2017 marked the second-highest Metro ridership and highest weekend Metro ridership in history, the primary reason for which being the Women's March On Washington. The Women's March was the biggest protest in American history, with millions of people raising their voices in solidarity. Even with its record-setting attendance and progressive message, the prevalence of white feminism overpowered other voices that matter.
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Students and staff devastated by death of Blair student

Blair offered counseling services today for staff and students due to the death of freshman student Mark Jean-Louis yesterday. Jean-Louis passed away while in the hospital on Thursday.

Blair students participate in the People's Climate March

On April 29, the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency, over 200,000 people, including many students from Blair, took to the streets of DC and surrounded the White House as part of the People's Climate March.
The cast of Skam, Norway's award-winning drama. Courtesy of Den of Geek

Teen life revolves around award-winning Norwegian drama

No one expected a new show from NRK (a Norwegian government-owned radio and television company) targeted towards older teens to become as popular as it did. The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation wanted to draw in the demographic they lost the most to Netflix by creating a show based on what real teenagers in Oslo, Norway do, think and say.

Opinions »

White + male + upcounty = Our next SMOB

Although Montgomery County has an array of students from different backgrounds, the majority of the SMOB candidates all come from the same one. There needs to be more diversity among SMOB candidates to have different and more diverse issues raised and to better represent the county's array of different people.

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Varsity athletes should not be required to take gym

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White House sidewalk to close permanently

The U.S. Secret Service permanently shut down public access to a sidewalk near the White House due to security concerns on April 19.

Talented Blazers take on award season in early 2017

Guest speakers encourage students at Girl Up meeting

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Blazers defeat Poolesville in four sets

Though the score was tight many times during the game and the Blazers (9 - 3) lost the second set, they pushed through and won the final two sets after scoring several last minute points. Blair won the first set 25-16, the second 25-23, and the fourth 26-24. Poolesville won the third set 25-23.

Blair boys lacrosse crushes Magruder

Blair baseball falls short against Quince Orchard

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