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Co-president Walee Khan, co-president Nazea Khan and vice president Zaafira Elham of the Muslim Student Association. Donald De Alwis
Co-president Walee Khan, co-president Nazea Khan and vice president Zaafira Elham of the Muslim Student Association.

Muslim Student Association revived after a three-year hiatus

After three years of scattered activity, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) has been made an official club at Blair with librarian Andrea Lamphier as teacher sponsor.

International News Roundup for Oct. 8 to Oct. 12

From Spain to Syria and North Korea, here are the week's big international news stories

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Blair alumni honored at Strathmore Music Center

The Montgomery Blair Alumni Association inducted six alumni into the Hall of Fame at the 80th Anniversary celebration and all-class reunion held at the Strathmore Music Center on Sunday.

80th Anniversary Celebrations: Wayne Ave. Nostalgia Tours, University Blvd. Open House

On a chilly Saturday morning, Blazer alumni found themselves making their way to 313 Wayne Ave: the site of the 'old Blair,' which housed Blair for 63 years, from 1935 to 1998. The Blair graduates entered, looking around at the hallways that they had traversed in their teenage years.

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Blair alumni named a 2014 Macarthur Fellow

On Sept. 17, Blair graduate Jacob Lurie was among the 21 people named a 2014 MacArthur "Genius" Fellow. Lurie, along with the other fellows, will earn a stipend of $625,000 from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

CVS/Pharmacy has stopped selling tobacco products

CVS has ended the sale of tobacco products in all of their locations in the United States on Sept. 3, one month earlier than originally planned.

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International News Roundup for Sept. 25 to Oct. 6

This is not original reporting. All information has been compiled from the Washington Post, National Public Radio (NPR) and various news podcasts. Silver Chips Online posts this news summary to provide readers with a forum for discussion.

Ebola epidemic worsens in western Africa

The Ebola virus currently spreading throughout western Africa has generated over 3,700 suspected and confirmed cases as of Aug 31, making it the largest Ebola outbreak in history.

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Watch the benefits roll in

Monday, October 6 saw same-sex marriage's greatest stride since 2013, when the Supreme Court announced it would not hear appeals to lower court rulings, which effectively legalizes same-sex marriage in five new states.

A school to be proud of

It's time to learn everything you never knew about Blair, from the history of its name, to now-famous alumni who once called Blair their high school.

Get it CuSTEMized!

Blair class of 2009 alumni Jean Fan founded her non-profit initiative CuSTEMized to motivate girls to envision themselves in science, math and technology careers.