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Lengthy voting lines hurt our democracy. Courtesy of Huffington Post
Lengthy voting lines hurt our democracy.

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.

Picking a bone with David Trone

Campaigning extensively and aggressively over the past few months, 60-year old multimillionaire David Trone has entered the race to become the Democratic nominee for Marylandís eighth Congressional District.

Op/Ed »

A SCO guide to locker use at Blair

In a school of almost 3,000 students, with three stories and tens of hallways, it's hard to get from one end of the building to the other in eight minutes. When you add a stop at a locker to that commute, you're almost guaranteed to be late.

The case for graduation

The County Council needs to approve the proposed budget increase in order to give students the graduation they deserve.

Humor »

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.

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

The Jerryís 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
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