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The "4x4" singer performed in D.C. on Thursday night. Courtesy of Owen Sweeny
The "4x4" singer performed in D.C. on Thursday night.

Miley takes the DMV

The last time many of the then tween girls who filled the stadium on Thursday had seen Cyrus live was six years ago at the Verizon Center when she still sported her platinum blonde wig and went by the name of "Hannah Montana."

Adorableness abounds in Mindy's return

Now Mindy and Danny from "The Mindy Project" are back and the show effectively proves that two main characters can indeed get together without the show losing its comedic edge.

Movies »

2014 movies galore

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a movie to look out for in 2014, who else cracked the list?

Exhiliration from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"

Following the success of the first movie in the series, director, Peter Jackson released the second installment of The Hobbit trilogy, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." which proved to be even more thrilling than the first. Since Jackson decided to create a trilogy out of the only one J.R.R Tolkien novel, some die-hard fans of the book might be bothered with the differences between the book and movie. Characters are added that did not appear in the book and certain events were changed. However, whether you have read the book or not, it is an early Christmas present that will keep audience eyes glued to the screen

Music »

Warm days, fun concerts

Whoever the performer, wherever the venue, no matter the time of year, concerts are always entertaining. SCO� experts have done research to find some of the best concerts in the area for the upcoming months.

Ten Disney songs that describe Blazers

The end of the quarter is fast approaching, especially with all of those snow days, leaving Blazers scrambling for last minute grade changes to slip in before the quarter deadline closes.

Plays »

Taming of the Shrew brings Shakespeare to life

Shakespeare would be proud of Blair's production of his comedy "The Taming of the Shrew" and the extended sequel "The Tamer Tamed," written by John Fletcher. With the audience sitting right up on the stage, the dynamic play fully engaged the audience with its witty humor and authentic implementation.

No misery in "Les Mis"

The Montgomery Blair Players brought the classic story of love, promises and revolution to life in the student-run production of "Les MisÚrables." This timeless Victor Hugo novel was transformed into an opera-esque musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, which the Blair Players made their own with stunning vocals, music and set design.

Television »

"We Can't Stop" talking about Miley's VMAs performance

If you are a person in America with a television set and/or Internet access, you know that pop singer Miley Cyrus gave a rousing, if not highly controversial, performance at MTV's Video Music Awards last Sunday.

Couch Potato: The "Cat" listener

Although, Animal Planet's "My Cat From Hell" may sound like a cat-astrophy, it's surprisingly good and addicting.

Books »

"The Fault In Our Stars" is just about flawless

If you are a teenager who enjoys reading, Tumblr and/or Youtube, you have almost certainly heard of "The Fault in Our Stars," John Green's #1 New York Times Bestseller novel that was a major factor in propelling him to the status of Rock God within the ranks of young adult readers. This reputation is well-deserved: "The Fault in Our Stars" is excellent.

An eloquent, thought-provoking "Day"

It's a testament to David Levithan's writing ability that the premise of "Every Day" is not the best thing about it. With A, the genderless, precocious protagonist, as guide and narrator, Levithan asks deep, provocative questions about the nature of self while maintaining the bluntly emotional voice of a teenager trying to find their place in the world. The combination of beautiful writing, a fascinating premise and a realistic (as realistic as possible, anyway) plotline is the foundation of this extraordinary book.

Video Games »

TechnoLogical: Sony plays it conservative with new Playstation

Sony has come in second in announcing their new console (after Nintendo announced theirs last year), which will be released this holiday season, but how they will compete remains to be seen.

SCO-liday gift guide: it's in the game

It's mid-December, and the holidays are in full effect. After a year-long hiatus from our video game section, we now present (no pun intended) the best video games to give this holiday season.

Poll »

Which spring sport would you most like to see featured on a SCO video?
  • Baseball
  • Boys Lacrosse
  • Girls Lacrosse
  • Boys Volleyball
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Gymnastics
  • Coed Volleyball
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