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Two medical staff members carry a patient. Courtesy of ABC News

Ebola dies down in West Africa, total eradication still far

The unprecedented outbreak of the Ebola virus disease that began in late 2013 has been limited to only a few cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia, but has seen a recent spike in Guinea. The three West African countries were the most affected by the outbreak and are working to eliminate the last Ebola cases.
The overpopulation of the Earth has devastating environmental consequences. Courtesy of Eco Internet

Save the planet: Have fewer children

Overpopulation is a critical and under-discussed issue. To address it, humankind needs to undergo a cultural and biological shift. We need to stop having so many children.

A talk with Intel winner Michael Winer

This year, Blair Senior Michael Winer won first prize in the Innovation category at the Intel Talent Search Finals. He won $150,000 in prize money for his project about the interaction between phonons and electrons in a crystal.
(left to right) Seniors Natalie Gradwohl, Isaiah Silvers, Natalie Behrends, junior Ben Lickerman and senior Molly Beckett in "The Lady's Not for Burning." Courtesy of Maddy Sperber-Whyte

"The Lady" burns with pride

More than anything, Lumina Studio Theatre's production of Christopher Fry's "The Lady's Not for Burning" makes one think about time.

Fresh foods to help you Spring into Summer

In honor of the warmer temperatures and the delicious fruits and vegetable that will be available along with them, here are some fresh and (mostly) healthy recipes to brighten up the warmer months.


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The Madness behind NCAA's Morals

There seems to be something quite un-American about the notion that the people who are working the hardest during March Madness are also the ones who don't receive any gain. College athletes deserve monetary compensation for their hard work.


DC's legalization battle

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Blazer baseball on long-term rain delay

Recently, a number of the Blair baseball team's (5-3) home games have been postponed because of field conditions. The team has also been unable to get onto the field for practice.

Blair on lockdown following gas station robbery

Interim Superintendent announces budget cuts for the 2015-2016 fiscal year

Entertainment »

Come see "Fiddler on the Roof"!

Watch our promotional trailer for Blair's spring musical here.

"Bruised" leaves a mark

"The Living" saves itself from a lack of life

Sports »

Girls’ lacrosse routs Einstein

A cold Friday night proved to be no obstacle for Blair’s girls’ lacrosse team (1-2) as they defeated the Einstein Titans (0-3) by a final score of 13-5. The Blazers took the lead early and dominated for the rest of the game.

Boys’ tennis bests Sherwood

Boys' lacrosse falls to the Cougars