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Holocaust survivor Samuel Harris tells his survival story to students from Mount Prospect. Courtesy of Daily Herald
Holocaust survivor Samuel Harris tells his survival story to students from Mount Prospect.

Never forget

Each day, the number of remaining Holocaust survivors trickles down towards zero. This came into the international spotlight on July 2nd, when Holocaust survivor and acclaimed author Elie Wiesel passed away at the age of 87.

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?

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.

When patience isn't enough

Long lines are more than a pet peeve to American voters; a functioning democracy is at stake. Not only are long lines the issue, but so are the demographics of people who typically fall victim to them: low-income, black and Latino voters.

Humor »

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?

The inside scoop on motivational posters

Blair students have differing opinions on what effect these peppy, brightly colored slogans actually have on a studentís 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.

Poll »

What are your summer plans?
  • Traveling
  • Summer job
  • Camp
  • Internship
  • Summer school
  • Sports practice
  • Just hangin' out
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