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White + male + upcounty = Our next SMOB

Although Montgomery County has an array of students from different backgrounds, the majority of the SMOB candidates all come from the same one. There needs to be more diversity among SMOB candidates to have different and more diverse issues raised and to better represent the county's array of different people.

Are colleges truly diverse?

Nowadays, most top universities have everything a prospective student would desire in a place of higher education. However, hiding behind these amenities is a major weakness afflicting these universities: a startling lack of political diversity.

The activist power of TV

The national conversation about how to fix the racism, sexism and homophobia in our nation is an ongoing debate and over the past couple of decades, the people of Hollywood, the ones who "make the big bucks," and producers of popular TV shows, have joined the conversation.

Blair to hold International Night for first time in two years

Blair will hold International Night, a Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) sponsored event, for the first time in two years on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Student Activity Center (SAC).

Affirmative action: socioeconomic status is the way to go

In Fisher v. University of Texas, the Supreme Court should rule in favor of Texas, but with one caveat. They should state that affirmative action should now solely be based on an applicant's financial status and social background.

Students participate in diversity training

On Oct. 10 and 11, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) held training workshops at Blair for 27 students to promote diversity around Blair. The workshops taught students how to be leaders, deal with bullying and learn more about themselves and their peers.

Philosophy class attracts over 100 students

Philosophy is a new semester-long elective that has seen immediate popularity, with over 100 students enrolled in its first year.
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