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The freaky fashions of Blair

Halloween. A time when youth and adults alike across the nation dress up in their scariest, most "out-there" costumes. Blairís Costume Day on Oct. 31 drew in plenty of students sporting Halloween attire. Amidst all the spider-people and cats, skeletons and fairy varieties, these Blazer Halloween 'fits were the best of the best.

Best bathrooms at Blair: Girls' Edition

The Blair bathrooms: something that every girl has used.

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Tracking the Trend of Anonymous Apps

Who makes you laugh the hardest? Whoís always scheming? Who is most likely to win an Oscar? These are now all questions that can be answered with complete anonymity on the popular new app To Be Honest (TBH), the latest addition to the anonymous app market.

WII relics returned to rightful heirs

The smoke clears and the dust begins to settle. Thousands of US marines wander the small island of Peleliu as Japanese soldiers, planes, and cruisers retreat in the distance. The Battle of Peleliu is over. The 13 square kilometer island is finally under US control. Marines explore the deserted tunnel systems, caves and bunkers, now abandoned by the Japanese 14th infantry division.

Excitement and obstacles in portable rollout

At the far end of Blair, past the SAC doors and the student courtyard, sit four brand new portables, a mass of beige and wood lazing in the afternoon sun. The portables, a result of Blair's expanding student population, are a new addition meant to help with the increasing Blazer population.

Volvo's bold commitment

Volvo declares it will discontinue manufacturing vehicles powered solely by fossil fuels.

It takes a village

Some Blair students have parents who check Edline religiously, help with homework and donít let their children leave the house unmonitored. Others opt for complete freedom, letting their children party and take care of their own business without oversight. Most high school parents fall somewhere between these two extremes, and it begs the question: how much parental involvement is just right?
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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