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Ben Bradlee was widely regarded as the best newsman of his era. Courtesy of New York Times
Ben Bradlee was widely regarded as the best newsman of his era.

The greatest editor of his day

On Oct. 21, the journalistic and political world mourned the death of one of its giants. Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee served as the Washington Post's Editor-in-Chief during the Watergate scandal.

Oscar de la Renta: his legacy in fashion design lives on

October 20th saw the passing of a major cultural fashion icon and incredible human being.

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No desk is an island

Though there is often a thunderstorm of work and activity in the Main Office, there never ceases to be a warm smile and helpful face awaiting any visitor. It doesn’t come from having an easy job but rather from the constant knowledge that all the staff members in the office are always there to support each other.

Real life superpowers

Ask anyone to choose a superpower, and more often than not the answer will be the ability to fly. While growing wings is sadly not an option, a few Blazers have found another way of soaring through the air

Poetry deserves an A+

There is a lack of poetry instruction in current curricula and a widespread distaste for it from students. However, schools can and should work to increase and improve poetry instruction and eliminate that ever-present groan.

Not in the family

Pluto was downgraded to dwarf planet in 2006 after a short and controversial run as official planet due to its size and location. People didn't like that, and they still don't.

A New Era for Blair Football

This season, Blair's first chance at the Maryland football playoffs is more tangible than ever, set poetically against the backdrop of Blair's 80th anniversary. At the helm of the Blazers' winning season is Head Coach Dr. Andrew Fields.
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"I like to travel with teens because I like to watch them see the world for the first time" - Anne Cullen