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Tragedy struck on October 1st when Stephen Craig Paddock opened fire on Country Music Festival in Las Vegas Courtesy of Rolling Stone

The unsung heroes of the Las Vegas shooting

On the night of October 1, Stephen Craig Paddock opened fire on a crowd of over 22,000 people attending the Route 19 Harvest music festival in Nevada, Las Vegas. During the attack, 489 people were injured and 58 were pronounced dead. The tragedy will resonate for years to come as the largest individual mass shooting in modern American history.

Varsity Girls Soccer clinch division title

In a nail-biting game, the Blazers (4-2-0) tied the Sherwood Warriors (4-1) 2-2 in Blair's final divisional matchup.

A passion for fashion

"When I was five I wanted to be a fashion designer, but that changed when I came to America. I want to study astronomy and be an astronomer but I am thinking of getting a minor in fashion design."
Courtesy of The Game Haus

NFL Predictions Week 7

Will the Cardinals veterans be able to knock off the upstart Rams? Will the Falcons avenge their heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl 50. Will the Redskins catch up in the battle for the NFC East Monday night? Find out what's going to happen in all these games and more!
Zachary Crandall Courtesy of Chicago Tribune

A teacher's political opinion should be left out of the class

Teachers are among the most influential people in a studentís life, but one area which teachers should not influence students is the political arena.

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STEM education for all

Everyone deserves to have access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) resources, programs and opportunities regardless of their race, religion or gender. This should go without saying, but a recent event has demonstrated that even today, politics can come between girls and STEM opportunities by preventing an all-girls team from Afghanistan from entering the United States for an international robotics competition.

Keeping it in the family?

Busing around town

Entertainment »

The Miracle of "Dunkirk"

Christopher Nolanís Dunkirk is a landmark combat thriller, unprecedented in cinematic scale and technique. The film invokes powerful emotions creating an atmosphere where viewers unconditionally commensurate with the brave heroinesí profound story. Nolanís masterpiece recounts the intense and imperative evacuation of Dunkirk from three different perspectives: The mole (the beachhead), sea, and air.

The Dark Tower Falls (Short of Expectations)

The "Nicki Minaj Challenge" is a new viral craze

Sports »

SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 6

Once a week, sports editor Nate Bodner and Op-Ed editor Ryan Handel will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher and one student from the general Blair population. This week we are joined by executive yearbook editor Zach Dunne and math teacher Mr. Giles to help you set your fantasy football lineup for Week 6!

NFL Predictions Week 6

Blazers can't keep up with the Rockets

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