Ben Lickerman




Name: Ben Lickerman
Position: Photo Staff
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 | In ‎Latest »

Senior Anna Reachmack bats for the Blazers.

Photo: Team

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The team lines up for the national anthem.

Photo: JoeJoeee

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Freshman

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Bucky

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Noah Buchholz threw six strong innings on Monday night.

Photo: Partay

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Zach Dunne embraces the victory with senior captain Bobby Pfefferle

Photo: Ganggang

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Juju

By Ben Lickerman | March 1, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior forward Julius Cobb swats a Churchill shot.

Photo: Blair advances

By Ben Lickerman | March 1, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Bros

By Ben Lickerman | March 1, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior guard Tucker Nosal embraces the lead.

Photo: Jared

By Ben Lickerman | March 1, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior guard Jared Williams looks to attack.

Photo: Cheer!

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 29, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Alexis

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 26, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Camille layup

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 26, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Bae

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 26, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Captain Camille Estrin directs the offense.

Photo: Sankofa 2016

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Glory

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: And The Crowd Goes Wild

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: I Have A Dream

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Cassius Clay

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Can You Feel A Brand New Day

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: When I Think About Myself

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: The Entertainer

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Dancing

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Black Lives Matter

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Andre

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Andre Colon models during the fashion show portion of Sankofa.

Photo: Fashion Show

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Mildred Goode

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Reaction

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: J. Cole

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Can You Feel A Brand New Day 2

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Lift Every Voice

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 19, 2016, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Jared Williams BALLER

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 9, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior guard Jared Williams makes a break for the basket.

Photo: JoCobb

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 9, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior forward Jordan Cobb puts up a shot attempt.

Photo: Holding Hands

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 7, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Holding Hands

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 7, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Vigil

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 2, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Cell phone charging

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 24, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair administration changed their cell phone charging policy.

Photo: cell phone charging cropped

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 24, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Merrill dribble

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 30, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Freshman Maddie Merrill leads a counterattack.

Photo: Senior studs

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 28, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blazers embrace after their victory on Senior Night.

Photo: Fhockey artsy

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 28, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The sun sets on senior night.

Photo: Luweeza

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Tie

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Zhouwow

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Sabrina Zhou brings the ball downfield.

Photo: Brown with bees

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Christopher Brown will start a bee hive at Blair this year

Photo: Brown2

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Brown works with the beekeeping equipment

Photo: Blazer

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 7, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A student parades around in the Blazer mascot costume.

Photo: Agenda book

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 7, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

What really is the Blazer?

Photo: Baseball champs

By Ben Lickerman | June 21, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

Mr. Engelmann and his cards.

Photo: Salzman on 2nd

By Ben Lickerman | May 21, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Max Salzman celebrates after his leadoff double

Photo: Jorge Noda hit

By Ben Lickerman | May 21, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 2015 Blair Baseball Playoffs

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Hard Day's Night

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blazers celebrate after routing Walt Whitman High School.

Photo: Playoff Ball

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Ian Keifhaber tees off against Walter Johnson.

Photo: Getting Ready

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair was ready from the beginning.

Photo: Pfefferle's solid start

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Salzman gets the game going

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Blair's playoff run comes to a close

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Clingman gets the out

By Ben Lickerman | May 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Berger tosses a pitch

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: A moment with the team

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Kiefhaber eludes the tag

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Lowell's Game

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Remembering Lowell

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Warming Up

By Ben Lickerman | May 13, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Sliding Home Safely

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 ‎Latest »

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: Blair advances

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Noda gets a hit

By Ben Lickerman | May 11, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: ickyickz

By Ben Lickerman | May 6, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: dead pig

By Ben Lickerman | May 6, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Hit it

By Ben Lickerman | April 30, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Ishaan Parikh volleys a ball back across the court.

Photo: Sway

By Ben Lickerman | April 30, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Rahul Bhale hits a ball.

Photo: Hip Hip, Jorge!

By Ben Lickerman | April 30, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Fending Off

By Ben Lickerman | April 29, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Goalie

By Ben Lickerman | April 29, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Eyal Li fires a shot past the Kennedy goalie.

Photo: Baseball team

By Ben Lickerman | April 18, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

The Blair baseball diamond has been unused in weeks.

Photo: Boys' tennis

By Ben Lickerman | April 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Ishaan Parikh hits a backhand rally

Photo: Pitching

By Ben Lickerman | April 15, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Karylena Cruz pitches the ball

Photo: Clock

By Ben Lickerman | March 8, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Michael

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 22, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: kk

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 21, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Kalanzi Kajubi recites an original poem.

Photo: Tapping

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Fashion Show

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Banana Boat Chorus

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: All Of Me

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Aquarius Ensemble

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Phenomenal Woman

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: The Message

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Lift Ev'ry Voice

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Jazzy

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Age Of Aquarius

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Times Are Changin'

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 20, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Rebound

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 13, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: score

By Ben Lickerman | Feb. 13, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Kobe

By Ben Lickerman | Jan. 9, 2015, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior forward Jordan Johnson shoots over a BCC defender.

Photo: Dancing

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Gary Omeir

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Capoeira

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Strumming

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Acapella

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: MBHS Talent Show

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Serenade

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Kebron

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Lean on Me

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Second Act

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 18, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: The Pass

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 15, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Landon Harris faces off against a Wheaton defender.

Photo: The Lay-Up

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 15, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Jordan Johnson goes up for a layup.

Photo: Roberto Landon

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 7, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blazers opened up the season with a win over Northwood

Photo: Danny Canary

By Ben Lickerman | Dec. 7, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior guard Danny Canary scored 19 in the win over Northwood

Photo: Lickerman, Ben

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

Photo: Crowd

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 25, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Talking

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 25, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Forensic scientists described the various types of evidence they handle.

Photo: Liam Mendizabal-Betancourt

By Ben Lickerman | Nov. 5, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Changing Seasons

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 28, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

"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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Strength

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 19, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: The Tackle

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 19, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Color Run Purp

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Colored Crowd

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Color Running

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Color Run Yellow

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Crowd Surfing

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Tray-Z

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 12, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Subayi

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 3, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Mbaya Subayi teaches French 1 and 2.

Photo: Amy

By Ben Lickerman | Oct. 1, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Ngbea Peoptalking

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 30, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Coach David Ngbea gives his team a pregame pep talk

Photo: CVS

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 19, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Nicotine gum on CVS shelves

Photo: tennis is lyfe

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 17, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Freshman Emma Shillerstrom's decisive win helped Blair overcome Poolesville

Photo: awesome tennis smackdown

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 16, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Priscah Rodenhuis prepares to hit a backhand

Photo: Girl

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 11, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A Blazer works in the Blair career center.

Photo: Flags

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 11, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Tennis

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 8, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Christine Cho gets ready to return a serve.

Photo: First sports beat wheee

By Ben Lickerman | Sept. 7, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Daliah Barg takes a swing.