Alexa Gabriel


Name: Alexa Gabriel
Position: Page Editor
Graduation Year: 2005
ALEXA GABRIEL is a ridiculous person. She floats through life with field hockey and lacrosse sticks and an endless amount of energy and accents. If you're lucky, you might catch her wearing a pair of lime green overalls and a contagious smile. If you're not lucky, she'll make a funny face and yell, "HOLLA FRONT!!!" Peace out.


Stories (7)


Mobilizing forces to beat lunch line blues

By Alexa Gabriel Julia Penn | Nov. 7, 2004, midnight | In Print »

After three beautiful years here at Blair, we're proud to say that our records are pretty clean. We wear our IDs. We don't cut class. We do our homework on occasion. But on one issue we're fed up. No, scratch that—we're hungry.

On the road, under the influence

By Alexa Gabriel | June 7, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Having three drinks within one hour puts a 170-pound male at an approximate 0.04 blood alcohol content (BAC) level. His vision is now impaired, his attention divided and his coordination significantly reduced, according to the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) website. By the time he takes the wheel nearly every weekend, Chris, a senior, has had nine drinks.

On the road, under the influence

By Alexa Gabriel | May 27, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Having three drinks within one hour puts a 170-pound male at an approximate 0.04 blood alcohol content (BAC) level. His vision is now impaired, his attention divided and his coordination significantly reduced, according to the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) website. By the time he takes the wheel nearly every weekend, Chris, a senior, has had nine drinks.

New York Minute is a waste of time

By Alexa Gabriel | May 13, 2004, midnight | In Print »

For nine years, the only movies the teen superstars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen made were obnoxious straight-to-video fluff. Today, the Olsen twins have come out with their newest masterpiece: obnoxious big screen-premiereing fluff. New York Minute is nothing out of the ordinary for the fashion-loving, boy-worshipping, lip gloss-obsessing twins. They are presented with a seemingly un-fixable dilemma, but through wise use of beauty products, help from handsome heroes and a little bit of sisterly love, the problem is solved in, well, a New York minute.

Leaving home alone

By Alexa Gabriel | April 22, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Four years ago, junior Madina Mahamed stepped into the U.S. for the first time, searching among swarms of unfamiliar faces in the airport for the one that would take her home. But when Mahamed heard her name called, she was greeted by a stranger, making her one of many Blair students who have left their family in their native country in search of better opportunities in the U.S.

Should legal non-citizens be allowed to vote?

By Alexa Gabriel | March 18, 2004, midnight | In Print »

In the recent Board of Education election, Valerie Ervin won the District Four seat by 12,260 votes. There are roughly 148,000 non-citizens in Montgomery County, enough to have changed the results. Under most U.S. laws, legal non-citizens, or documented immigrants with permanent residence in the U.S., are not allowed to vote. Some want to extend suffrage to resident aliens, while others still believe that only citizens should have the right to vote.

Blue Devils burn Blair

By Lauren Finkel Alexa Gabriel | Sept. 25, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The field hockey team suffered a disappointing 7-0 loss to Springbrook today. Despite countless attempts to send the ball down the field, the Blazers were unable to match the scoring power of the Blue Devils.