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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.

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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.

Divination station

New Age is a movement that gained popularity in the 1970s and 1980s as an alternative approach to traditional Western methods of spirituality. In my experience and in that of some fellow Blazers, New Age spirituality can be both fun and serious.

A problem of the present

Montgomery Blair prides itself on its diversity. However, Blair is a rarity in an age when schools are more segregated than in 1971.

How a single inch of snow can shut down the county's schools

While it might be easy for schools to reopen quickly in the northernmost tundra of Minnesota or Wisconsin, the DC metropolitan area has good reason to wait out the storm.
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