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SCO snoWatch: January 26, 2015

How-ev-er, before the snow day comes the call, and before the call comes predictions. SCO, of course, is the most accurate predictor of snow days; so stick around for updates on whether we'll be having a snow day this Monday.
Courtesy of Huffington Post

"Clockwork Scarab" is a waste of time

"The Clockwork Scarab," by Colleen Gleason, has an interesting concept. Evaline Stoker, the sister of "Dracula" author Bram Stoker, and Alvermina Holmes, Sherlock's niece, are sent on a mysterious mission by Irene Adler to investigate the deaths of rich white girls.
Memorials have sprung up commemorating the losses of the Charlie Hebdo staff. Courtesy of International Business Times

Am I Charlie?

In the field of political satire there is an implicit barrier between satire and browbeating, between free speech and libelous hate: a barrier that Hebdo crossed a long time ago.
"Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb" is good entertainment. Courtesy of Deadline

"Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb" shows signs of life

In the newest addition to the series, "Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb," the tablet begins to be marked by an unknown force. Searching for answers, Daley and company are forced to unravel the mystery of the tablet's beginnings.
Body positivity is a new movement that emphasizes loving your body despite external judgments. Courtesy of Her Campus

Do you love your body? (Part III)

To read Part I, click here. To read Part II, click here.

Poll »

What's your favorite thing to do on a snow day?
  • Watch TV
  • Eat warm, yummy things
  • Play in the snow
  • Hang with friends
  • Do homework
  • Sleep
  • Not go to school
Discuss this Poll

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Flipping the classroom on its head

So how do we make sure that students know 100 percent of the foundation of a subject and 100 percent of all the concepts after? By flipping the lecture-test model of schooling on its head.

Shoveling out more snow days

Caring for homeless in the cold

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Takoma Park passes comprehensive ban against polystyrene eating-ware

On Monday, Nov. 10, the Takoma Park City Council passed a city-wide ban against the use of polystyrene eating-ware commonly found in many restaurants and retailers, making Takoma Park the first government entity to pass a comprehensive ban against polystyrene.

"No justice, no peace": protesters march in DC against police brutality and discrimination

Blair Counseling Department hosts Financial Aid Information Meeting

Entertainment »

Who's strong and brave, here to save the American way?

It's a story unlike any other superhero story, because Peggy is unlike any other superhero.

"Into the Woods" doesn't go as deep as original

"Unbroken" good but overdone

Sports »

Boys' basketball falls to BCC

The boys' basketball team (2-3) suffered a hard fought loss to the Bethesda Chevy Chase Barons losing by a score was 54-56, with the Barons pulling away with the lead from the game's start.

Boys’ Basketball routed by Richard Montgomery

NFL Week 16 Predictions