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Calvin Yeh (far right) and Dahlia Huh (far left) at the SMOB nominating convention with MCR president Carmen Huynh and MCR Special Election Administrator Jason Spriggs.
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Calvin Yeh (far right) and Dahlia Huh (far left) at the SMOB nominating convention with MCR president Carmen Huynh and MCR Special Election Administrator Jason Spriggs.

SMOB preview

Read all about this year's SMOB candidates. Elections will take place on Apr. 30.

Going Out Guide: Spring Edition

Spring is finally here and with the new season comes an abundance of local events. Cherry blossom concerts, kite flying and sunny picnics are just a few.

Local »

Termites discovered at Blair

After thousands of termites emerged in the arts hallway last Tuesday, a county exterminator has indicated the possibility of a termite infestation at Blair.

Blair community reacts to projected increase in student enrollment

The six-year plan predicts that enrollment will increase by 215 students in the next six years and exceed Blair's capacity altogether by the academic year 2017-2018.

National »

International Women of Courage Awards honors women for bravery and courage

Today, First Lady Michelle Obama and Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom commended the work of the ten Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award recipients.

News you can lose

We don't often read or watch the news and smile (thanks Congress!). The goal with this article is to change that. I'm here to report the funny going-ons in the world, one of which is news reporting itself. That's a smooth transition into our first "newsworthy" story.

International »

International News Roundup for Apr. 5- Apr. 11

What's new in the world of international news?

International News Roundup for Mar. 17-Mar.22

International news from the week of Mar. 17- Mar. 22.

News Blogs »

Flight 370 crash exemplifies media sensationalism of stories

The sensationalized media speculation over the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is "corrupting the news business" and amounts to a "ratings grab" by CNN.

NewsChips: What's Up with Ukraine and Crimea?

Stories of revolution, Russian occupation and other political disruption flood the daily cycle straight from the small countries' on-the-ground media coverage. However, few people know where Ukraine and Crimea are, let alone understand the political turmoil wracking the countries. In light of that confusion, here's a quick, easy explanation of the complex Ukrainian and Crimean conflict.

Increase in Metro rail and bus fares will unnecessarily hinder riders

On Mar 27, the Metro board approved an operating budget which will increase Metrorail fare as well as the Metrobus fare for SmarTrip users.