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Protest groups, such as the Women's March on Washington, are barred from marching on the Lincoln Memorial and on other federal land. Courtesy of Jeff Cubina
Protest groups, such as the Women's March on Washington, are barred from marching on the Lincoln Memorial and on other federal land.

Inauguration day protests struggle to obtain permits

Groups seeking to protest on Inauguration day, or around that time, are struggling to obtain permits to march on National Park Service grounds and other public property.

Senior sells lip balm for a cause

Senior Prim Phoolsombat is raising money to send school supplies to Thailand by selling homemade lip balms for $3 each.

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Cheer to the top

The Blair varsity cheerleading team won the Montgomery County Division II County Championship and Spirit Award on Saturday, Nov. 12 for the second year in a row. After winning this year and last year, the team will move up to Division I for next year.

Japanese classes make rice balls for a good cause

On Nov. 18 and 24, Japanese 1 classes, with teacher Yoko Zoll, made rice balls to participate in the "Change the World with Onigiri" campaign, started by an organization called Table for Two.

Local elections reshape the MoCo political landscape

Along with the national presidential election on Nov. 8, several local elections took place in the county. Of the seven seats on the MCPS Board of Education, three were up for election, and Maryland voted on three different ballot measures, as well.

A week at Blair's Interracial Dialogue

Starting Monday November 14, students gathered in the media center after school for a week to talk and engage in meaningful dialogue about race. Students also utilized this time to organize and plan the next step following the walk out.

Students walk out in protest

Hundreds of Montgomery Blair students left campus on Nov. 14 to participate in a national protest against President-elect Donald Trump.
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Everyone is at the Houseparty

It seems like every teenager has Houseparty now. No, not the classic loud music, red solo cup and popcorn on the floor kind of house party. We mean the app; Houseparty.

The safety pin campaign comes to America

In the wake of Trump's election, many have expressed a need for solidarity and tolerance. Wearing a safety pin is supposed to signify being an ally and a safe person who will stand up against oppression and protect those being publicly harassed.

Taylor Swift vs. Kanye West: Kan ye not?

It's no secret that Taylor Swift and Kanye West do not get along. Their latest twitter showdown attracted the attention of many while West's wife, Kim Kardashian, watched it all erupt from the side.