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Hen Quarter delights eyes, not stomachs

Tucked away behind the large stairway in the center of Downtown Silver Spring is Hen Quarter, a local Southern food chain with other locations in Alexandria and D.C.
Courtesy of Boston Herald

NFL Predictions Week 15

Playoffs are fast approaching, so click to find out whose going to win every big match-up during this weekend of NFL action!
African migrants being sold as slaves in Libya. Courtesy of Afrika News

Refugees caught in the Libyan slave trade

In Africa, criminal gangs promising to help refugees flee safely to Europe are selling refugees into slavery in Libya. Migrants unable to pay their captors are killed or beaten.
Ballou High School Class of 2016. Courtesy of Ballou High School

D.C. high school under investigation after an allegation of falsifying records

On Nov. 28, a report revealed that Ballou High School in Southeast D.C. was graduating students who had not met all graduation requirements.
Komo and Yang were both named regional finalists out of 491 semi-finalists. Courtesy of MBHS Magnet

Andrew Komo wins 2017 Siemens Competition, Robert Yang regional finalist

Seniors Andrew Komo and Robert Yang were chosen as regional finalists in the national Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology.

Opinions »

(Dis)Honor Societies

The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization that recognizes students for their academic achievements, dedication to community service and excellence in leadership and character. Blair and the other 13,000 chapters are supposed to help students develop each of these qualities. However, students largely apply for the boost it gives their resumes, not because they care about growing as a person.

Classes on race will help build bridges

Victim blaming is the new normal

News »

Former MCCPTA treasurer embezzled $39,015

Former Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) treasurer Lisa Betts, 47, was charged with embezzlement and misuse of MCCPTA funds. She pleaded guilty on Nov. 17 at the Montgomery County Circuit Court before Judge David Boynton in Rockville.

Montgomery County implements new opioid prevention plan

Montgomery County Council Members Discuss a Possible Soda Tax

Entertainment »

"Coco" brings vibrant color and life to the land of the dead

Pixar and Disney have taken us into outer space with "WALL-E", inside our mind with "Inside Out", and under the ocean with "Finding Dory," but "Coco" enters into a world that we've never seen before.

Screenagers doesn't keep audience engaged

The Miracle of "Dunkirk"

Sports »

Blair boys' basketball trounced by the Thomas Stone Cougars

The Blair Blazers (0-1) were defeated by the Thomas Stone Cougars (1-0) by a score of 71-42 in their first game of the season on Tuesday night.

NFL Predictions Week 14

World Cup groups announced

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Poll »

Which Christmas movie best fits your personality?
  • Itís A Wonderful Life (sad)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (sad, hates capitalism)
  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas (sad, hates Christmas)
  • Home Alone (a literal child)
  • A Christmas Story (a literal child who lives in the 1940s)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (still not over Halloween)
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (creepy)
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