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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.

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Termites discovered at Blair

After thousands of termites emerged in the arts hallway last Tuesday, an 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.

Electives to look out for

With new teacher ideas and higher enrollments, a variety of new and old electives are underway for 2014-2015. Here are some classes to keep in mind when you are looking forward into next year.

Women's Advocacy club plans awareness week

Blair's Women's Advocacy club is planning a week-long event in honor of Women's History Month in March.

Tech Tuesdays

As of this school year, at least once a month, teachers gather in the back rooms of the media center for Tech Tuesdays, a program media center officials offer as a means by which Blair teachers can learn more about useful programs such as Turnitin.com , Prezi and new technologies such as Web 2.0.
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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.

State of the Union Recap: Obama promises more action

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, with more than half of Americans disapproving of his presidency, Barack Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address, promising more jobs, a better economy and less congressional gridlock.