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College Park resident Emily Weant voices her opinion on the non-US citizen voting rights amendment. Courtesy of The Diamondback
College Park resident Emily Weant voices her opinion on the non-US citizen voting rights amendment.

Right to vote extended to undocumented immigrants in College Park

The College Park City Council voted 4-3 on Tuesday Sept. 12, in favor of an amendment allowing non-US citizens to vote in local elections at the College Park City Hall.

MCPS employee arrested for sexual abuse of a minor

Cory Boatman, long-term substitute teacher and assistant football coach for Montgomery Blair High School, has been arrested and charged with one count of sexual abuse of a minor.

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Blair students participate in the People's Climate March

On April 29, the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency, over 200,000 people, including many students from Blair, took to the streets of DC and surrounded the White House as part of the People's Climate March.

Talented Blazers take on award season in early 2017

Throughout the beginning of 2017, many Blazers entered competitions and fairs to showcase their skills in a variety of subjects. A number of them were recognized for their achievements.

Guest speakers encourage students at Girl Up meeting

Kaia Lenhart, a founder of GMMB (Greer, Margolis, Mitchell, Burns and Associates) and Girl Up, and Mikaela Ferrill, an account executive, spoke at last week's Girl Up meeting after school on March 9.

Rockville High School student sexually assaulted

Two Rockville High School students are being accused of forcing a female student into the boys bathroom and raping during the course of the school day on Friday, March 16, according to police reports.

Students participate in town hall

Newly-elected Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) and Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) spoke at a town hall on Sun., Feb. 26, along with other Montgomery County and Maryland elected officials, as well.
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Launching US space exploration to new heights

In July of 2012, Congress approved The National Aeronautics and Space Administrationís (NASA) new Space Launch System and the Orion Space Capsule, allocating over 18 billion dollars to the project. NASAís Space Launch System (SLS) is a powerful, advanced launch vehicle designed to further human exploration beyond Earthís orbit.

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