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The person dancing next to you at prom might very well have been rented. Courtesy of MR Magazine
The person dancing next to you at prom might very well have been rented.

Rent-a-prom-date

"This is strictly a platonic Friendship website. This is NOT a dating website, and NOT an escort agency. Services on this website are strictly for FRIENDSHIP purposes only." These guidelines are plastered across the various pages, headlines, and banners of website RentAFriend.com, where you can hire somebody to spend time with you for between ten and forty dollars an hour. Prostitution is illegal in forty nine out of fifty states, but paying someone to be your friend isn't illegal in any. Should it be?

Op/Ed »

Is nothing sacred?

Aliens, Lebron James, and Bugs Bunny definitely make my top ten list of things I enjoy watching on TV, but is it a good idea to combine the three? Warner Bros. certainly thinks so, and the final product will be a summer release of a sequel to the famous live action/animation movie, Space Jam.

Welcome to the Blair witch trials

What would it be like if the Salem witch trials happened in 2016? Or even at Montgomery Blair High School?

Humor »

The inside scoop on motivational posters

Blair students have differing opinions on what effect these peppy, brightly colored slogans actually have on a student’s performance in the class and whether a laminated image of an athlete trying their best will suddenly bring to memory a forgotten formula midway through a semester exam.

Vitamin Shoppe replaces Carvel Ice Cream and Jerry's Subs and Pizza

The Jerry’s Subs and Pizza and Carvel Ice Cream stores formerly situated next to the 7-11 at Four Corners have both been closed down. And which company has decided to take advantage of this hotbed of high school consumers? The Vitamin Shoppe.

Poll »

What is your favorite place to eat lunch at Blair?
  • SAC
  • Courtyard
  • Senior Courtyard
  • Blair Boulevard
  • By the lockers
  • In a teacher's room
Discuss this Poll