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Fashion Week brings together designers from all over the world to showcase their collections for the upcoming season. Courtesy of Fashion Magazine

The ins and outs of Fashion Week

The past four weeks have been filled with daring and dazzling fashion collections, street style photoshoots and star-studded, extravagant celebrity parties in the sartorial powerhouses of our world. From mid-February until mid-March, New York, London, Milan and Paris hosted their respective Fashion Weeks.
Lily James stars as Cinderella in this live-action rendition of a classic fairytale Courtesy of IMDB

Disney gives “Cinderella” a refreshing update

Director Kenneth Branagh creates a true fairy tale experience with his modernized “Cinderella.” He updates the film from its 1950s animated counterpart by adding depth to what has always been seen as a rather superficial storyline. By focusing on character development, beautiful visual effects and costumes, he proves that he can excel in any film genre.
A variety of test prep books, test-prep classes and expensive tutors allow students with more money to score higher Courtesy of The Prospect

Socioeconomics and the SAT

The SAT was introduced during the Progressive Era with the purpose of eliminating test bias. Unfortunately, following the boom of the testing industry and the dramatic increase in competitiveness for college admissions, the SAT has done exactly the opposite.
The Harrison  twins (Aaron and Andrew) will lead Kentucky's perimeter offense this season Courtesy of Bleacher Report

2015 March Madness Preview

March Madness is finally here!
SNHS officers pose with Dr Spinrad, chief scientist of the NOAA. Courtesy of Megan Hart

Dr. Richard Spinrad gives talk to Blair students

Over a hundred students from Blair's Science National Honor Society (SNHS) and several science classes attended a presentation by Dr. Richard Spinrad, chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Thursday in the Media Center.

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Opinions »

"50 Shades of Grey" breaks the wrong boundaries

"50 Shades of Grey," the movie based on E.L. James's wildly popular book, is taking the world by storm. While some people enjoy the movie and find the story entertaining and sexy, they are dismissing a glaring problem: “50 Shades” is a glorified example of abuse.

Fracking in Maryland needs to be stopped before it begins

Muslim lives matter

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MCPS Board of Education release their annual report to the community

On March 3, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education (BOE), released its annual report to the community for 2014. The report is divided into various sections that outline what is changing in MCPS.

Old Town, new look

Violence continues in Ukraine despite ceasefire agreement

Entertainment »

"The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" lives up to its name

Heart-racing, haphazard driving; colorful textiles and beautiful costumes make watching "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" feel like going on a two-hour, jam-packed trip to India.

"Chappie" will not leave you happy

"Go Set a Watchman" for the "To Kill a Mockingbird" sequel

Sports »

Girls' Basketball eliminated from playoffs by BCC

Despite an intense first half and consistently strong defensive play, Friday's game against BCC (10-10-1) put the Blazers (7-13) out of the playoffs with a final score of 56-41.

Boys' basketball falls in playoffs to Kennedy

Boy’s hockey falls to Annapolis in state championship