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Maya Britto

Oct. 27, 2021, 7:40 p.m.

Blair girls’ soccer team defeats Northwest in last game before playoffs

The Blazers’ senior night game resulted in another shutout as a result of brilliant defensive play

Maya Britto

Oct. 26, 2021, 1:26 p.m.

Blair girls’ soccer team narrowly beats Clarksburg in a close game

An uneventful first half slowed Blazers down, but they managed to come out with a win

Gigi Segal

Oct. 26, 2021, 1:03 p.m.

Gallery: Blair Football Loses in Close Game Against Sherwood

Blair suffers their second loss of the season in their senior night against Sherwood High School.

Josey Merolli Isabel Corvington

Oct. 25, 2021, 8:28 p.m.

Falling into fall activities

As fall and Halloween festivals are back in full swing, make sure to check out some local options, and if you would rather stay at home, we’ve got suggestions for you too!

Maya Britto

Oct. 24, 2021, 5:26 p.m.

Blair girls’ soccer team becomes division champion after defeating Sherwood Warriors

The Blazers won their final division game against the Sherwood Warriors this week.

Cal Tobias

Oct. 23, 2021, 1:15 a.m.

Gallery: Blair Varsity Football Routs Wheaton

Blair defeated Wheaton tonight in a 41-6 trouncing.

News

Gabe Prevots

Oct. 11, 2021, 10:16 p.m.

“Maryland, My Maryland” repealed as state song

Maryland legislature overwhelmingly voted to cast out the outdated and offensive poem

Kathereen Yang

Oct. 11, 2021, 10:12 p.m.

MCPS requires vaccination for all staff and winter and spring athletes

MCPS staff and winter and spring student athletes must submit verification of full vaccination in the upcoming weeks

Isabelle Yang

Oct. 11, 2021, 2:25 p.m.

51 Blazers announced as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

Blair holds the largest number of semi-finalists in Montgomery County.

Oct. 11, 2021, 2:21 p.m.

Photo: NMSC finalists 2021

Blair acknowledges its National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists on Sept. 17. Picture courtesy of MBHS Counseling.

Trini Szell Gus Vanskike

June 15, 2021, 5:21 p.m.

The COVID Vaccine - An Overview

Trini and Gus give an overview of the COVID vaccine and explain where you can sign up to get vaccinated!

Andrew Gelman

April 10, 2021, 1:21 a.m.

Off-duty police officer kills two in Takoma Park

Suspect has been arrested and charged with murder


Opinions

Katalina Li

June 14, 2021, 9:59 p.m.

It's Showtime

Why you should consider going back to the movie theater this summer

Myles Feingold-Black

May 7, 2021, 1:04 p.m.

The dialogue we need to fix MCPS' police problem

The SRO work group needs to amplify student voices and encourage healthy discussion between them and the SROs themselves.

Myles Feingold-Black

Jan. 26, 2021, 11:58 a.m.

Knowledge is Power

MCPS, it's time to make African American Studies a graduate requirement

Tharindi Jayatilake

Jan. 11, 2021, 4:22 p.m.

Online school needs to be improved

What Blair students and teachers think about online school so far.

Luke Sanelli

Dec. 24, 2020, 11:53 p.m.

Why “Die Hard” is the best Christmas movie

The 1988 classic is the only movie to truly encapsulate the Christmas spirit.

Tharindi Jayatilake

Nov. 3, 2020, 3:09 p.m.

Student privacy proves to be important during virtual learning

How serious are the privacy issues with online school?


Lifestyle

Lucie Peyrebrune

April 21, 2020, 12:07 p.m.

Religious students making the most out of a global crisis

From Zoom Seders to virtual masses, religious families and organizations are getting creative when it comes to worshipping from home

Sophia Lucarelli

Nov. 20, 2019, 11:33 p.m.

Blazers take fashion inspiration from the world around them

Blazers put dedication into their fall outfits

Alex Russ

May 31, 2019, 1:38 p.m.

It's a secret (but not anymore)!

The restaurants at Four Corners have more than just your regular order

Catherine Lo

Feb. 23, 2019, 2:55 p.m.

Gallery: Sankofa 2019

Blair celebrates African-American History Month with the annual production of Sankofa and theme of New Orleans.

Catherine Lo

Feb. 1, 2019, 6:11 p.m.

Gallery: Magnet Arts Night 2019

Students displayed their artistic talent at the annual Magnet Arts Night, featuring performances, visual art pieces, and the traditional Senior Act.

Neva Taylor

May 13, 2018, 12:09 p.m.

Dear Mom

It is that time of year again! The time of year when you have a whole day dedicated exclusively to you. Today is Mother's Day, and oh are we here for it. We have so much to say to you and only one letter to say it all in. But if you'll read nothing else but this opening paragraph, please know that we love you, and we thank you for your never-ending care and support.


Features

Joy Song

Oct. 20, 2021, 1:24 p.m.

Blair Lunch: something for everyone

From Fine Arts Fridays to 50+ student clubs, the activities are as diverse as Blair itself.

Josey Merolli

Oct. 20, 2021, 1:22 p.m.

Pop into the Blair Album Club

Blair's new club for music fans won't fall flat

Sachin Parikh

Oct. 18, 2021, 1:56 p.m.

Having trouble sleeping? A Blair psychology teacher and student weigh in

With so many outside commitments, high schoolers are finding it difficult to get a healthy amount of shut-eye

Gigi Segal

Oct. 18, 2021, 1:52 p.m.

Photo: Snoozing in school

Blazers are having to balance a reasonable amount of sleep with homework and other activities

Medhanit Desta Luke Sanelli

Oct. 13, 2021, 10:44 a.m.

Devious Licks - The TikTok trend detrimental to the school community

The infamous trend encourages school-based vandalism and disrespect

Katalina Li

Oct. 2, 2021, 1:28 p.m.

Padding slowly toward eliminating period stigma

The addition of free pads in Blair bathrooms is crucial to making menstrual hygiene accessible and helping the community


Entertainment

Joy Song

Oct. 20, 2021, 2:08 p.m.

"The Hawthorne Legacy" continues Jennifer Lynn Barnes' legacy as an expert psychologist and author

Book review of "The Hawthorne Legacy" by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Joy Song

Oct. 20, 2021, 2:06 p.m.

Photo: "Hawthorne Legacy" Book Cover

Book Cover of "Hawthorne Legacy" by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Jackie Wang

Oct. 17, 2021, 12:39 p.m.

Taylor Swift and the battle to get her art back

Swift is in the process of re-recording her albums going back to 2006

Hannah Hekhuis

Oct. 17, 2021, 12:38 p.m.

Photo: blazer listening to Taylor Swift

Taylor swift

Kathereen Yang

Oct. 17, 2021, 12:36 p.m.

"Diana: The Musical" fails to live up to its name

Unlike Princess Diana, this musical is forgettable and contributes nothing to the world

Oct. 17, 2021, 12:33 p.m.

Photo: "Diana: The Musical"

Credit: Evan Zimmerman and Matthew Murphy


Sports

Maya Britto

Oct. 27, 2021, 7:40 p.m.

Blair girls’ soccer team defeats Northwest in last game before playoffs

The Blazers’ senior night game resulted in another shutout as a result of brilliant defensive play

Cal Tobias

Oct. 23, 2021, 1:19 a.m.

Photo: To The House

Wide receiver Mikhail Seiken (4) runs down the field where he will score a touchdown.

Cal Tobias

Oct. 23, 2021, 1:15 a.m.

Gallery: Blair Varsity Football Routs Wheaton

Blair defeated Wheaton tonight in a 41-6 trouncing.

Cal Tobias

Oct. 23, 2021, 1:12 a.m.

Photo: Wheaton On The Run

The Wheaton quarterback is pursued by Blair defensive end Keshav Mehta-Harwitz (9).

Cal Tobias

Oct. 23, 2021, 1:10 a.m.

Photo: Kendell Runs For It

Blair quarterback Kendell Anderson (12) makes a running play in the first quarter.

Cal Tobias

Oct. 23, 2021, 1:09 a.m.

Photo: Keshav's Triumph

Defensive end Keshav Mehta-Harwitz celebrates after breaking up a pass which led to a Blair interception.


Blogs

Josey Merolli Isabel Corvington

Oct. 25, 2021, 8:28 p.m.

Falling into fall activities

As fall and Halloween festivals are back in full swing, make sure to check out some local options, and if you would rather stay at home, we’ve got suggestions for you too!

Josey Merolli

Oct. 25, 2021, 8:25 p.m.

Photo: Halloween Decorations

A friendly pair of witches watches over a house.

Yuri Kim

April 19, 2021, 12:55 p.m.

A quick guide on getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

Good news, Blazers! After over a year in quarantine, most of us are finally eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. If you're a little confused about what you need to do now refer to this quick guide...

Myles Feingold-Black

Jan. 26, 2021, 4:15 p.m.

Should You Download Strava?

The social media app for runners and cyclists has grown in popularity during the pandemic, but will it benefit your workouts?

Shruti Chauhan

Dec. 9, 2020, 2:33 p.m.

Online learning gadgets for your holiday wishlist

A variety of tools to help (or at least entertain) you in this virtual climate.

Rina Haimson

Oct. 30, 2020, 6:45 p.m.

Halloween this year will be tricky, but there will be plenty of treats to find

Despite the pandemic cancelling most in-person gatherings, there are still many ways to celebrate


Technology

Katalina Li

March 27, 2021, 6:23 p.m.

NASA’s‌ ‌Perseverance‌ ‌rover‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌testament‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌perseverance‌ ‌of‌ ‌scientists‌

Following the rover’s landing last month, the astrobiological project continues on its way as planned

Tharindi Jayatilake

Oct. 25, 2020, 11:17 a.m.

Everything you need to know about iOS 14

With the new Apple update comes customization and more freedom for an iPhone layout

Sujay Swain

Oct. 9, 2020, 9:44 a.m.

Video: The Good, The Bad, and The Home Defense Drone - Summer Tech Roundup

July, August, and September saw a blitz of new tech releases from major brands, and Sujay is here to break it all down.

Joy Xu

Jan. 21, 2020, 8:10 a.m.

Apple, Amazon and Google form a surprising partnership?

Welcome to the new tech update for 2020!

Shruti Chauhan

Dec. 10, 2019, 11:48 p.m.

Frantic frenzy over AirPods

Are the new AirPod Pros worth it?

Emmy Song

Feb. 27, 2019, 8:13 p.m.

Self-driving cars pave the road to society's automation

Developments in artificial intelligence make transportation a breeze


Media

Gigi Segal

Oct. 26, 2021, 1:03 p.m.

Gallery: Blair Football Loses in Close Game Against Sherwood

Blair suffers their second loss of the season in their senior night against Sherwood High School.

Mollie Block

Oct. 4, 2021, 1:33 p.m.

Gallery: Fall Fun on the Farm

An unseasonably warm October day on Homestead Farm in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Gigi Segal

Sept. 21, 2021, 9:46 p.m.

Gallery: Girls Varsity Volleyball VS. Whitman

Girls Volleyball secures their first win of the season against Whitman High School.

Ethan Zajic

Sept. 15, 2021, 1:21 p.m.

Gallery: Girls Varsity Soccer VS. Damascus

Girls take the win after an exciting match against Damascus.

Hannah Hekhuis

Sept. 7, 2021, 4:13 p.m.

Gallery: A Day In The Life Of A Working Dog

While many people have a basic understanding of the purpose of service dogs, few are aware of the numerous demands placed on these dogs. From towing heavy loads to helping with the laundry, service dogs can help make various tasks easier for their owners, and often greatly improve their quality of life.

Mollie Block Gigi Segal

Sept. 7, 2021, 10:54 a.m.

Gallery: Blair Football Game vs. Magruder (9/7/21)

Pictures from the season opener last Friday against Magruder.


Spanish

Tiara Oldfield

Oct. 11, 2018, 8:52 a.m.

La Pupuseria Perfecta para cada Paladar y Bolsillo

Los mejores restaurantes salvadoreños en el área

Gisell Ramirez

May 1, 2017, 10:11 p.m.

How to Be a Latin Lover causa decepcion

La pelicula How to Be a Latin Lover comienza con un nino llamado Maximo (Noel Carabaza) que tiene el sueno de casarse con una mujer anciana que sea rica para no tener que trabajar. Este sueno se convierte en realidad, y Maximo (Eugenio Derbez) tiene de pareja a Peggy (Renee Taylor), una anciana con problemas de salud.

Gisell Ramirez

April 14, 2017, 7:23 p.m.

Como recibir ayuda cuando se trata de la salud mental

Existen muchas organizaciones que ofrecen ayuda a personas con enfermedades mentales, pero muchas veces estas pueden estar fuera del alcance de la poblacion dado a los costos. El hecho de que el costo es la razon por la cual algunas personas no buscan la ayuda necesaria es un problema, pero exista una organizacion que ayuda a estas mismas personas.

Gisell Ramirez

March 7, 2017, 9 p.m.

Analizando la representacion de Latinos en peliculas

Los estereotipos se pueden ver en abundancia en las películas cuando las analizamos cuidadosamente. Hoy estaremos examinando tres películas para ver en detalle cómo los Latinos son protagonizados.

Gisell Ramirez

Feb. 1, 2017, 1:04 p.m.

La trayectoria de Un padre no tan padre

La película recién estrenada, Un padre no tan padre, trata de un anciano que regresa a vivir con su hijo menor después de estar en un hogar de ancianos por años. La relación de Don Servando (Héctor Bonilla) con sus hijos no es la que uno se imagina cuando piensa en una familia.

Gisell Ramirez

Jan. 13, 2017, 1:24 p.m.

El avance de un negocio con raices italianas

Localizado en un área en donde hay una variedad de restaurantes, este negocio puede convertirse en solo uno más, pero en realidad tiene una historia de la que no muchos conocen.