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Students who have formed Black CAP wear all black to bring attention to their cause. Courtesy of @BLACKCAP_MBHS
Students who have formed Black CAP wear all black to bring attention to their cause.

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.

I don't want to talk about it

The biggest issue with commonly accepted depression statistics is that our current definition of depression itself tends to write off symptoms more prevalent in males, leaving unaccounted the societal trends that make men less likely to seek help or admit to having a mental disorder.

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A Musical Balancing Act

It's one thing to have a job to make money, but often it's all too easy to get stuck in a routine and forget to be creative. "I think it's important that when people get older that they don't give up their artistic interests. Even though I'm 49, I don't think it's silly that I'm trying to play in rock and roll bands," Mayo says. Mayo is one of several teachers at Blair who have found a way to balance teaching and music.

Blair's Trump train

Polls show that Trump's support among younger Americans is far from robust. At Blair, public opinion skews against Trump, but there is a sizable minority that support him.

A passion for Shakespeare

It is her passion for Shakespeare and acting that has carried junior Ronee Goldman to the final round of the English Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition.

Talking about time

Daylight Savings has nascent roots in ancient civilizations, and has developed into what it is today through practicality. However, whether we should keep DST around in this electronic age is a question that can only be addressed by the current members of society.

Reason enough

By the end of the drive, Blair collected enough pints of blood to save 220 lives. But it's not the incentives, like the t-shirts or the chance to get out of class that convinced Blazers to give their blood.
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Feature Quote

"I like to travel with teens because I like to watch them see the world for the first time" - Anne Cullen