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Changes coming to government and biology HSAs

The Maryland State Department of Education is in the process of changing the government High School Assessment (HSA) test and plans to phase out the biology HSA test next year.

Getting down and dirty

Secluded in its own little niche just off of the 210s hallway, it's unlikely that many Blazers have ever actually been inside the greenhouse. But for those who yearn to roll up their sleeves and get dirty or to discover the green thumb they never knew they had, this small, glass-paneled classroom is a haven.

Is College Board evil?

Sometime in the last fifty years or so, the idea of Advanced Placement (AP) classes, SAT tests and College Board as a whole, has been corrupted. The non-profit draws criticism in nearly every aspect of what it does, not the least of which is being a non-profit.
Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall appear in this hysterical romantic comedy. Courtesy of CUNY

SCOback Movie of the Week: Coming to America

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.
Singer Adele won five Grammy Awards this year, including Best Song and Best Record. Courtesy of Indian Express

Top Ten Tweets 2/6-2/12

Every week on Silver Chips Online the top ten tweets will aim to highlight the ten most important, most clever, or funniest tweets of the week. Keep caught up with news, sports, and social media in this week's roundup.

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Are colleges truly diverse?

Nowadays, most top universities have everything a prospective student would desire in a place of higher education. However, hiding behind these amenities is a major weakness afflicting these universities: a startling lack of political diversity.

Religion or culture?

Showing a war through a screen

News »

'Nasty Women' storm the capital

More than half a million people gathered in the nationís capital to march in the Women's March on Washington on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Rappers Chris Brown and Soulja Boy to fight

Meet the Blair SMOB candidates

Entertainment »

SCOback Movie of the Week: Say Anything

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.

"A Series of Unfortunate Events" is seriously good

SCOback Movie of the Week: Rear Window

Sports »

Blair girls' basketball destroys Northwood 43-28

The Blair Blazers' girls' basketball team (12-5) stole the win against the Northwood Gladiators (4-13) on Tuesday night after a tight first half. However, Blair pulled through during the second half and triumphed over Northwood, coming away with the 43-28 win.

Blair varsity boys basketball wins against Clarksburg

Blazers demolish Northwood

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Which recent Commander in Chief will you be celebrating this President's Day?
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