When senior Crystal Avalos was rushed to the hospital for downing almost three bottles of cough syrup, she wasn't trying to get high. She just wanted to get some sleep.
On Dec. 16, Juan, a freshman, awoke at 5:30 a.m. to a gun pointed at his face. Three police officers in full SWAT gear stood staring back at him. As Juan and his family were forced bodily from their beds and handcuffed, the rest of the 12-member team ransacked the house for evidence of gang activity — it had received a tip from Blair security that Juan had allegedly attacked another student with a gun.
There's been little peace in regards to the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Peace Studies class lately. Two B-CC students, seniors Andrew Saraf and Avishek Panth, recently concluded that the class and its teacher, Colman McCarthy, were overtly biased, unleashing a wave of criticism directed at both themselves and Peace Studies. These allegations have provoked a passionate debate over teacher bias in classrooms.
The clanging of a cowbell sounds in the hallway one minute before the official bell. It would make sense if this were a Great Plains cattle ranch, the set of a western movie, a cattle auction, a dairy farm, Damascus or any other place cows are typically found.