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Name: Ben Lickerman
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Graduation Year: 2016


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A talk with Intel winner Michael Winer

By Maximillian Foley-Keene Ben Lickerman | April 22, 2015, 1:24 p.m. | In Local »

This year, Blair Senior Michael Winer won first prize in the Innovation category at the Intel Talent Search Finals. He won $150,000 in prize money for his project about the interaction between phonons and electrons in a crystal.



Images (147)


Photo: Anna at Bat

By Ben Lickerman | May 29, 2016, midnight

Senior Anna Reachmack bats for the Blazers.

Photo: Team

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight

The team lines up for the national anthem.

Photo: JoeJoeee

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight

Senior Joe Maher had a huge senior night, collecting a couple clutch hits and dropping down a safety squeeze.

Photo: Partay

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight

Sophomore Zach Dunne embraces the victory with senior captain Bobby Pfefferle

Photo: Freshman

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight

Sophomore Zach Dunne celebrates his walk-off walk that ended the 11 inning marathon.

Photo: Ganggang

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight

Senior Bobby Pfefferle starts off the bottom of the 10th with a triple.

Photo: Bucky

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight

Senior Noah Buchholz threw six strong innings on Monday night.

Photo: Bros

By Ben Lickerman | March 1, 2016, midnight

Senior guard Tucker Nosal embraces the lead.

Photo: Blair advances

By Ben Lickerman | March 1, 2016, midnight

The Blazer's strong second half showing finished with a huge first round playoff win.

Photo: Jared

By Ben Lickerman | March 1, 2016, midnight

Senior guard Jared Williams looks to attack.

Photo: Juju

By Ben Lickerman | March 1, 2016, midnight

Junior forward Julius Cobb swats a Churchill shot.

Photo: Cheer!

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 29, 2016, midnight

The Blair cheerleaders and packed crowed played a huge role in the momentum shift in the second half.

Photo: Camille layup

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 26, 2016, midnight

Senior guard Camille Estrin attempts to avoid the hand of a Churchill defender on her way up.

Photo: Alexis

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 26, 2016, midnight

Senior forward Alexis Moses looks to dish the ball to a teammate.

Photo: Bae

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 26, 2016, midnight

Senior Captain Camille Estrin directs the offense.

Photo: Lift Every Voice

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

The Sankofa cast takes it's final bow, after joining the audience in singing the Black National Anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," with Kendall Delille on piano.

Photo: Black Lives Matter

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Jenny Garcia, Zakariya Gordon, and Ramatha Sesay perform their adaptation of Gil Scott Heron's "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," which was met with thundering applause.

Photo: Glory

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Anoa Hawkins teams up with Marty Jiffar and Andre Colon on John Legend and Common's "Glory."

Photo: Can You Feel A Brand New Day

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

The Sankofa cast dances to "Can You Feel a Brand New Day," choreographed by director Michelle Edwards.

Photo: I Have A Dream

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Marty Jiffar gives a reading of Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream Speech" following a reading of Malcolm X's "After The Bombing" speech by Essam LaBoone.

Photo: Sankofa 2016

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Sankofa Blair's 2016 Sankofa: A Celebration of Black History & Culture show drew a large and participatory audience Friday night. Drawing from their energy, Yuchabel Sanon, Brianna Moreno, Anoa Hawkins and Mekailah Jackson framed the song and dance numbers with a narration written by Blair English Teacher Vickie Adamson.

Photo: Go Down Moses

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Octavia Russell, supported by backup singers, performs "Go Down Moses" as Joelle Nwulu dances on a red-lit stage.

Photo: Andre

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Andre Colon models during the fashion show portion of Sankofa.

Photo: Mildred Goode

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Mildred Goode strikes a pose at the conclusion of a combined traditional and modern African dance.

Photo: And The Crowd Goes Wild

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Audience members were encouraged to join the cast on stage, enjoying the music and reacting to the cast members who took the spotlight.

Photo: The Entertainer

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Soloist Noelle McKoy tap dances to Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer."

Photo: Dancing

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

The Sankofa Band, featuring Noah Dagne, Kendall Delille, Nathaniel Marshall, Marco Saah, Kiya Wakene and Reid Williams, supported Brianna Powell-Cooper as Yuchabel Sanon led the dancers on stage.

Photo: Reaction

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Sankofa 2016's celebration of Black History and Culture featured two energetic performances that left audiences amazed, moved and wildly engaged.

Photo: It's not over

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

The show, however, was far from over. Brianna Powell-Cooper led a reprise of a Chuck Brown tribute version of Adele's "Hello."

Photo: When I Think About Myself

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Asha Richards reads "When I Think About Myself" by Maya Angelou as part of a series of poems read by members of the cast.

Photo: Fashion Show

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

The fashion show featured the cast members in traditional African clothing parading across the stage and followed a behind-the-scenes slideshow designed by student director Brianna Moreno.

Photo: Can You Feel A Brand New Day 2

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

This dance was one of many medleys that featured the whole cast on stage invoking various traditional and modern dance forms.

Photo: J. Cole

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Mahlet Siltan sings "Be Free" by J. Cole, accompanied by Saba Teferra on guitar and the Sankofa Band during the second act of the show.

Photo: Cassius Clay

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight

Kayin Mazyck and Patrick McNeilly perform "This Is The Legend Of Cassius Clay" by Muhammed Ali.

Photo: JoCobb

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 9, 2015, midnight

Senior forward Jordan Cobb puts up a shot attempt.

Photo: Jared Williams BALLER

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 9, 2015, midnight

Senior guard Jared Williams makes a break for the basket.

Photo: Holding Hands

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 7, 2015, midnight

LGBTQ+ youth of color are at a curious intersection of identities.

Photo: Holding Hands

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 7, 2015, midnight

LGBTQ+ youth of color are at a curious intersection of identities.

Photo: Vigil

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 2, 2015, midnight

People gathered together for a candlelight vigil to honor Takoma Park resident Anita Datar, who was killed in the Mali terrorist attacks.

Photo: Cell phone charging cropped

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 24, 2015, midnight

Photo: Cell phone charging

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 24, 2015, midnight

Blair administration changed their cell phone charging policy.

Photo: cell phone charging cropped

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 24, 2015, midnight

Photo: Merrill dribble

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 30, 2015, midnight

Freshman Maddie Merrill leads a counterattack.

Photo: Fhockey artsy

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 28, 2015, midnight

The sun sets on senior night.

Photo: Senior studs

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 28, 2015, midnight

The Blazers embrace after their victory on Senior Night.

Photo: Tie

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 20, 2015, midnight

The Field Hockey game lasted the entirety of regulation in a 0-0 tie.

Photo: Zhouwow

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 20, 2015, midnight

Senior Sabrina Zhou brings the ball downfield.

Photo: Luweeza

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 20, 2015, midnight

Senior Lusia McGarvey shoots on the Northwest defense. Blair however, was unable to score.

Photo: Brown2

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2015, midnight

Brown works with the beekeeping equipment

Photo: Brown with bees

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2015, midnight

Christopher Brown will start a bee hive at Blair this year

Photo: Blazer

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 7, 2015, midnight

A student parades around in the Blazer mascot costume.

Photo: Agenda book

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 7, 2015, midnight

What really is the Blazer?

Photo: Baseball champs

By Ben Lickerman | June 21, 2015, midnight

The baseball team went to their first regional championship in over twenty years this season, and will look to continue their success next year.

Photo: burke

By Ben Lickerman | June 21, 2015, midnight

The boys' basketball team will turn to rising seniors such as Max Burke for success next season.

Photo: Laugh Riot

By Ben Lickerman with Ben Lickerman | June 9, 2015, midnight

Laugh Riot was the name of this year's One Acts production.

Photo: study playlist

By Ben Lickerman with Ben Lickerman | June 4, 2015, midnight

SCO has made a playlist of songs for you to listen to while you study for final exams.

Photo: Engelmann

By Ben Lickerman | May 23, 2015, midnight

Mr. Engelmann and his cards.

Photo: Salzman on 2nd

By Ben Lickerman | May 21, 2015, midnight

Senior Max Salzman celebrates after his leadoff double

Photo: Jorge Noda hit

By Ben Lickerman | May 21, 2015, midnight

Center Fielder Jorge Noda takes a swing against Gaitherburg pitcher Anthony Felitti

Photo: Getting Ready

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight

Blair was ready from the beginning.

Photo: Hard Day's Night

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight

Blazers celebrate after routing Walt Whitman High School.

Photo: Clingman gets the out

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight

Senior Aaron Clingman (1) makes a play at third base against Gaithersburg.

Photo: 2015 Blair Baseball Playoffs

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight

Blair's Varsity Baseball team entered the 2015 playoffs as the 1 seed, after a hard-fought season in which they went 14-3.

Photo: Playoff Ball

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight

Senior Ian Keifhaber tees off against Walter Johnson.

Photo: Blair's playoff run comes to a close

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight

Varsity Coach Eric Zolkiewicz shares a word of advice with Senior Alex Frandsen (14) in Blair's last playoff game of 2015.

Photo: Salzman gets the game going

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight

Senior Captain Max Salzman (5), reacts after leading off the game against Gaithersburg with a double.

Photo: Pfefferle's solid start

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight

Pfefferle (8) started the Blazers' eventual loss to Gaithersburg, ending their playoff run.

Photo: Remembering Lowell

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight

A day before Blair's scheduled third round game against Walt Whitman, former varsity captain Lowell Ensel passed away. He was honored by his parents (front), coaches Gordon Pavey (second row) and Eric Zolkiewicz (Third Row), and the Blair Varsity Baseball and Softball teams, led by Senior John Ramsey (15).

Photo: A moment with the team

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight

Kiefhaber (3) enjoys the Blazers' offensive outburst during the fourth inning of their game against Whitman.

Photo: Lowell's Game

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight

Following their 15-4 win against Whitman, Senior Captain John Ramsey (15), Noda (17), and Pfefferle (8) remember Lowell Ensel while looking ahead to the next game.

Photo: Kiefhaber eludes the tag

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight

Senior Ian Kiefhaber dives home safely to put his team ahead against Whitman.

Photo: Warming Up

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight

Pfefferle (8) warms up before the Blazers' game against Whitman.

Photo: Berger tosses a pitch

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight

Senior Peter Berger (4) pitches his way to a 1-2-3 first inning, charging up an emotional Blair crowd.

Photo: Sliding Home Safely

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2015, midnight

Junior Richard Moglen (13) slides home safely after a passed ball by the Walter Johnson catcher.

Photo: Blair vs. Walter Johnson

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2015, midnight

In the second round match-up with Walter Johnson (Blair had a first round bye), Junior Ian Donaldson (10) comes up big with a hit in the fourth inning.

Photo: Noda gets a hit

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2015, midnight

Senior Jorge Noda (17) slugs a ball to center field to kick start the Blazers' offensive outburst.

Photo: Blair advances

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2015, midnight

Junior Bobby Pfefferle (8) crosses the plate to greet Senior Aaron Clingman (1) in the Blazers' eventual 12-1 win against Walter Johnson.

Photo: ickyickz

By Ben Lickerman | May 6, 2015, midnight

The dead pig resides in its cage, which keeps out other animals.

Photo: dead pig

By Ben Lickerman | May 6, 2015, midnight

Photo: Sway

By Ben Lickerman | April 30, 2015, midnight

Senior Rahul Bhale hits a ball.

Photo: Hip Hip, Jorge!

By Ben Lickerman | April 30, 2015, midnight

Jorge Noda was one of many Blazers to have a multi-hit game against RM

Photo: Hit it

By Ben Lickerman | April 30, 2015, midnight

Senior Ishaan Parikh volleys a ball back across the court.

Photo: Goalie

By Ben Lickerman | April 29, 2015, midnight

Senior Eyal Li fires a shot past the Kennedy goalie.

Photo: Fending Off

By Ben Lickerman | April 29, 2015, midnight

Midfielder Max Scribner carries the ball into Blair's offensive third.

Photo: Baseball team

By Ben Lickerman | April 18, 2015, midnight

Blair baseball has only been able to get on their field to practice a few times since the start of the season.

Photo: Baseball diamond

By Ben Lickerman | April 18, 2015, midnight

The Blair baseball diamond has been unused in weeks.

Photo: Pitching

By Ben Lickerman | April 15, 2015, midnight

Junior Karylena Cruz pitches the ball

Photo: Boys' tennis

By Ben Lickerman | April 15, 2015, midnight

Senior Ishaan Parikh hits a backhand rally

Photo: Clock

By Ben Lickerman | March 8, 2015, midnight

The extra twenty minutes will not make a difference to our sleep schedules.

Photo: Michael

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 22, 2015, midnight

Senior Michael Winer is one of forty finalists in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search competition.

Photo: ok cool

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 21, 2015, midnight

The cast of Sankofa wear traditional African clothing during the fashion show.

Photo: kk

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 21, 2015, midnight

Kalanzi Kajubi recites an original poem.

Photo: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Senior Kayla Williams performs a rendition of Aretha Franklin's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T', drawing wild applause.

Photo: Jazzy

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Erin Obaonrin dances in traditional swing style to Louis Prima's 'Sing Sing Sing.'

Photo: Banana Boat Chorus

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Senior Kayla Williams, Senior Kebron Mihrete, Junior Lela Gaye, and Senior Conor James provide backing vocals to 'Banana Boat Song', sung by Jirah Querubin (not pictured).

Photo: Fashion Show

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Sankofa was brought to a close with a fashion show, exhibiting traditional African clothes that brought color to the stage.

Photo: Aquarius Ensemble

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Junior Kayin Mazyck performs a dance with scarves to 'Age of Aquarius.'

Photo: Times Are Changin'

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Senior Conor James performs 'Times They Are A Changin' by Bob Dylan.

Photo: Age Of Aquarius

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Junior Camille Franks sings 'Age of Aquarius' by The Fifth Dimension to open the second act of the show.

Photo: Bob Marley

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Andre Colon sings Bob Marley's 'I Shot The Sheriff' during the second act of the show.

Photo: Phenomenal Woman

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Eunice Muchemi performs Maya Angelou's 'Phenomenal Woman' as part of a slam poetry set involving many cast members.

Photo: Tapping

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Junior Anoa Hawkins performs as part of an ensemble tap dance to Scott Joplin's 'Maple Leaf Rag.'

Photo: All Of Me

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Andre Colon sings John Legend's 'All of Me', a performance which drew the loudest applause of the night.

Photo: Lift Ev'ry Voice

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Haja Kolakoh showcases one of the dozens of outfits that was exhibited during the fashion show, during which the audience rose and joined the cast in 'Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing,' the Black National Anthem.

Photo: The Message

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight

Anoa Hawkins and Masongo Ogora perform 'The Message' by Grand Master Flash to bring modern hip-hop into the show.

Photo: score

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 13, 2015, midnight

Jared Williams reached around the Churchill defender in a layup attempt.

Photo: Rebound

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 13, 2015, midnight

Jordan Cobb out-rebounded the Churchill big men all game long

Photo: Kobe

By Ben Lickerman | Jan. 9, 2015, midnight

Senior forward Jordan Johnson shoots over a BCC defender.

Photo: Serenade

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

Ian Brown plays guitar with Alexa Gross on piano as they perform a song.

Photo: Kebron

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

Senior Kebron Mihrete, another emcee of the evening's events, sings a semi-improv group piece with Gary Omeir and Noah Dagne.

Photo: MBHS Talent Show

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

A Blair student dances Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art that contains elements of dance.

Photo: Dancing

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

Students perform a traditional group dance in which each member dances a unique solo.

Photo: Second Act

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

Mahlet Siltan sings and Yonatan Mengesha beatboxes to open the second act of the show.

Photo: Acapella

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

Ravyn Malatesta, Jamie Moses, Lucy Glenshaw, Samantha Chyatte, and Kayla Williams sing Acapella.

Photo: Lean on Me

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

Haja Fatmata Kalokoh performs a rendition of 'Lean on Me' to close the show.

Photo: Gary Omeir

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

Senior Gary Omeir emcees the Talent Show, introducing and offering humor in between acts.

Photo: Capoeira

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

Capoeira performers must move acrobatically to link moves of the dance.

Photo: Strumming

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight

Junior Noah Dagne plays guitar for an ensemble piece towards the end of the show.

Photo: The Lay-Up

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 15, 2014, midnight

Senior Jordan Johnson goes up for a layup.

Photo: The Pass

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 15, 2014, midnight

Senior Landon Harris faces off against a Wheaton defender.

Photo: Danny Canary

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 7, 2014, midnight

Senior guard Danny Canary scored 19 in the win over Northwood

Photo: Roberto Landon

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 7, 2014, midnight

The Blazers opened up the season with a win over Northwood

Photo: Lickerman, Ben

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 5, 2014, 3:09 p.m.

Photo: Talking

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 25, 2014, midnight

Forensic scientists described the various types of evidence they handle.

Photo: Crowd

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 25, 2014, midnight

Maryland State attorney John McCarthy spoke about murder cases he had handled.

Photo: Liam Mendizabal-Betancourt

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 5, 2014, midnight

Liam Mendizabal-Betancourt seems to don a perpetual smile wherever he goes.

Photo: Changing Seasons

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 28, 2014, midnight

"There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, Which through the summer is not heard or seen, As if it could not be, as if it had not been!" -Percy Bysshe Shelley

Photo: Clock

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 26, 2014, midnight

Blair students sit through grueling 90 minute class periods every day.

Photo: The Tackle

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 19, 2014, midnight

Sophomore Eleanor Cook fights for the ball while her team watches on from the sidelines.

Photo: Strength

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 19, 2014, midnight

Junior Kelly Mayo manages to keep the ball away from a Blake player.

Photo: Color Run Yellow

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight

The third station proved too tough for some runners, but most powered through the swaths of powdered yellow.

Photo: Colored Crowd

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight

Many of the participants towards the front of the crowd got sufficiently colored by the packets, adding to an already vibrant scene.

Photo: Color Run Purp

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight

Color runners make it through the first color station, purple, with their first taste of the color powder thrown by the volunteers.

Photo: Crowd Throw

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight

After the 5k concluded, a stage was set where a large crowd of participants could dance, party, and throw color into the air.

Photo: Crowd Surfing

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight

Participants enjoy the post-run festivities, which involved music, color throws, and crowd surfing.

Photo: Color Running

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight

Many runners simply enjoyed the day's events, such as this participant emerging from the blue station.

Photo: Tray-Z

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 12, 2014, midnight

The new lunch trays can be recycled, incinerated, or composted

Photo: Subayi

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 3, 2014, midnight

Mbaya Subayi teaches French 1 and 2.

Photo: Amy

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 1, 2014, midnight

Amy Li took home the Gold Medal in Wushu at the Youth Olympic Games.

Photo: Ngbea Peoptalking

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 30, 2014, midnight

Coach David Ngbea gives his team a pregame pep talk

Photo: CVS

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 19, 2014, midnight

Nicotine gum on CVS shelves

Photo: tennis is lyfe

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 17, 2014, midnight

Freshman Emma Shillerstrom's decisive win helped Blair overcome Poolesville

Photo: awesome tennis smackdown

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 16, 2014, midnight

Priscah Rodenhuis prepares to hit a backhand

Photo: Girl

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 11, 2014, midnight

A Blazer works in the Blair career center.

Photo: Flags

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 11, 2014, midnight

Many students struggle to afford higher education that leaves them with massive amounts of debt.

Photo: Tennis

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 8, 2014, midnight

Christine Cho gets ready to return a serve.

Photo: First sports beat wheee

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 7, 2014, midnight

Junior Daliah Barg takes a swing.