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Blair's water fountains receive a bad rap. Morgan Casey
Blair's water fountains receive a bad rap.

Finding the finest fountain

Sometimes the water fountains in public schools get a bad rap. They're lukewarm, covered in chewing gum, and often the water isn't as clear as water should be. But could there be a diamond in the rough? Here is a comprehensive study of all of Blair's water fountains, along with SCO's choice for the best one in the school.

What's trending at Blair?

Although selfies, dance trends, rants, cute pets, and more selfies are the usual content that flood our Twitter feeds, social justice movements have also begun to dominate.

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How to trade a paperclip for an Xbox

What ever happened to the barter system? A little research into modern instances of bartering leads to a Montreal man who traded his way from a red paperclip up to a house. We decided to prove that Montreal ain't got nothing on Blair.

Picking up the pieces

The explosion that ripped through a Long Branch apartment building this summer also tore apart many of the lives of the families affected. Heard from a mile away, the explosion killed seven and left many others displaced. The community pitched in to attend to the immediate needs of the victims, but two months later, numerous families are still in need.

Grandiosa celebración del Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos es celebrado desde el 1 de noviembre hasta el 2 de noviembre. Para personas que no participan en esta celebración, estos días pueden ser confusos, pero para la cultura mexicana, estos momentos son para celebrar la vida.

Comunidad Latina se prepara para elegir al nuevo Presidente

La elección para elegir al presidente de los Estados Unidos será el 8 de noviembre. A solo días de la elección, el voto Latino es esencial porque es el que va a determinar quién gana.

Behind-the-scenes of Blair’s Homecoming

Homecoming week is very important around Blair. The majority of the student body takes part in the week’s festivities, but the work starts months earlier for the people who put it all together. Making sure that the football game, spirit week, pep rally and dance run smoothly is a joint effort by the Student Government Association (SGA) and by a select group of dedicated students and staff.
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