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Four Montgomery County students, including Blair senior Brenna Levitan, were arrested at a lie-in protest at Speaker Paul Ryan's office. Courtesy of WUSA

Police arrest students involved in protest at Paul Ryan's office

On May 18, four Montgomery County students, including Blair senior Brenna Levitan, were arrested at a lie-in protest at Speaker Paul Ryan's office. They were charged with "crowding, obstructing, or incommoding" according to the Huffington Post.

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.

Blair Sports Go Roaring Into the Playoffs

The regular season has ended and the animal of the playoffs has came. There are high hopes for many of the Blair teams with high expectations. Baseball, softball and lacrosse are all looking to get deep into the playoffs for the second straight year after a year in which all 4 teams got to the Regional finals.
New judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan sit with original host Ryan Seacrest in New York. Courtesy of Fox News

The new American Idol brings a new set of disappointing judges

On Apr. 7 2016, Ryan Seacrest said his final goodbyes for the "farewell" season of American Idol...or so we thought.
Hasan Minhaj breaks down "Punish a Muslim Day"  to viewers on The Daily Show. Courtesy of Comedy Central

For Muslims, "punish a Muslim day" is basically every day

One anonymous, hateful letter rattled United Kingdom communities on Apr. 3. The letter came in a plain white envelope and was sent to six different U.K. communities. Inside was a message that brought chaos and hysteria to the entire country.

Opinions »

Don't be rash when approving medications

Parkinson's Disease is a devastating neurological disorder affecting about 1 million Americans. The degenerative disease is marked by tremors, difficulty moving, and slurred speech, and can eventually lead to dementia and depression. So when the drug Nuplazid was developed, which could effectively treat the psychosis associated with Parkinson's, it was natural that everyone wanted the medication available as quickly as possible.

Only a fool would extend school

A night to remember

News »

U.S. strikes Syria

On Saturday, April 14, the United States, Britain and France carried out airstrikes against suspected Syrian chemical weapon facilities.

Student escapes kidnapper

Blair's new security system aims to enhance school safety

Entertainment »

A quiet place, a loud theater

If you're looking for the typical paranormal, blood-gushing horror movie, A Quiet Place would be a waste of your time. A Quiet Place is a horror film in a class of its own.

Ready Player One is a nice trip back to the 80s

The Bachelor Week 8 recap and Week 9 predictions

Sports »

NHL Playoff Preview

Today we will be dissecting each of the first round NHL playoff matchups and predicting the winner in each series along with the amount of games the series will last. See what SCO has to say!

NBA Award Predictions

A Chief is coming to Washington

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Poll »

What are you doing to prepare for AP exams?
  • I've been studying, and will continue to study, like a good student.
  • Cramming this weekend, you how it is.
  • AP exams? Who? Never heard of her.
  • Winging it. It's under control, mom.
  • I practice self-care, I didn't sign up for any.
  • I'm a freshman, haha *nervous laughter*
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