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The new leaders of BNC have made a number of changes to the program. Nicholas Fechner-Mills
The new leaders of BNC have made a number of changes to the program.

Behind the BNC makeover

Many Blazers have already noticed this year's changes to InfoFlow which include new intros and outros, faces and voices. However, many don't know the major changes BNC went through at the end of last year.

Blazers react to bell times being pushed back

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) delayed start and end times for schools for the 2015-2016 school year. Students and faculty at Blair affected by this change reported that it has not made much of a difference to their regular days.

Local »

ACT overtakes SAT as test of choice for Montgomery County students

For the fourth consecutive year, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) saw a dramatic increase in the amount of students taking the ACT

New certified athletics trainer introduced at Blair

Meghan Wilkinson, an employee of MedStar and certified athletics trainer, joined the Montgomery Blair Athletics department this school year to replace Julie Tucker.

National »

Baltimore reaches 6.4 million dollar civil settlement with family of Freddie Gray

Baltimore's Board of Estimates approved a civil settlement of 6.4 million dollars to the family of Freddie Gray on September 9, almost five months after his death in police custody in April.

Supreme Court votes to legalize same-sex marriage

On June 26, a divided Supreme Court ruled in a five-to-four decision that same-sex couples nationwide have the Constitutional right to marry. Until the decision, same-sex couples were barred from marriage in fourteen states.

International »

International news roundup for Apr. 23 to Apr. 27

Ebola dies down, total eradication still far

The unprecedented outbreak of the Ebola virus disease that began in late 2013 has been limited to only a few cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia, but has seen a recent spike in Guinea. The three West African countries were the most affected by the outbreak and are working to eliminate the last Ebola cases.

News Blogs »

Regal Entertainment Group implements bag search policy

Blazers trying to catch a movie at the theater in Downtown Silver Spring will find that a change has been implemented: employees are now checking bags that moviegoers are bringing into the theater.


Baby panda watch 2015 has come to a close!

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift: feud or conversation?

World-famous artists Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift received attention from nearly every social media platform and major news network last week for their Twitter exchange.