Eric Feigen


Name: Eric Feigen
Position: Commissions Editor
Graduation Year: 2019
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NFL Predictions: Week 5

By Andrew Gelman, Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Arthi Thyagarajan | Oct. 12, 2018, 2:18 p.m. | In Professional »

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NFL Predictions: Week 3

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Arthi Thyagarajan | Sept. 24, 2018, 8:51 p.m. | In Sports »

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NFL Predictions: Week 2

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Arthi Thyagarajan | Sept. 19, 2018, 2:46 p.m. | In Professional »

Welcome back to SCO's weekly NFL Pick 'em! We apologize for missing week 1. It was a crazy week with some big time upsets and some big victories. Luckily for fans, there were not many serious injuries to the big stars in the game which makes it more entertaining for us. This year we will have two returning pickers, Noah and Eric, and three new pickers. Welcome to the team Arthi, Andrew and Raffa!

MCPS mandates new active shooter drills

By Eric Feigen | Sept. 18, 2018, 11:55 a.m. | In Local »

Montgomery County adds an active shooter protocol to the list of mandatory safety drills

Only a fool would extend school

By Eric Feigen Arthi Thyagarajan | May 2, 2018, 7:20 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Extending school would cause public blowback, monetary problems and learning ineffectiveness

The Bachelor Week 8 recap and Week 9 predictions

By Eric Feigen, Emma Markus, Sneha Ojha, Noah Stern, Rebecca Wessel, Ellie Williams | Feb. 26, 2018, 6:37 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Hometowns! One of the most highly anticipated episodes every season.

The Bachelor Week 7 recap and Week 8 predictions

By Eric Feigen, Emma Markus, Sneha Ojha, Noah Stern, Rebecca Wessel, Ellie Williams | Feb. 19, 2018, 10:23 a.m. | In Entertainment »

In Week Seven, the Bachelor heads to Tuscany, Italy. The girls are informed that there will be three one-on-one dates this week followed by a group date, but no rose ceremony. This means that only the girls who get roses on dates will go on to hometowns.

The second Renaissance

By Eric Feigen | Feb. 15, 2018, 1:38 p.m. | In Technology »

New technology in 2018 will turn the new year into a new world

The Bachelor Week 6 recap and Week 7 Predictions

By Eric Feigen, Emma Markus, Sneha Ojha, Noah Stern, Rebecca Wessel, Ellie Williams | Feb. 13, 2018, 7:06 p.m. | In Humor »

This week, the women and Arie travel across the Atlantic to Paris. When the women get to their hotel, which is really a giant boat, they are informed of a two-on-one date, where two girls will go and only one can stay.

The Bachelor Week 5 recap and Week 6 predictions

By Eric Feigen, Emma Markus, Sneha Ojha, Noah Stern, Rebecca Wessel, Eleanor Williams | Feb. 5, 2018, 2:57 p.m. | In Entertainment »

This week on The Bachelor, the cast headed to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Chelsea goes on the coveted one-on-one date. Arie brings her on a yacht, to which Chelsea exclaims cheesily, "I'm on a dreamboat with a dreamboat!"

The Bachelor Week 4 recap and Week 5 predictions

By Eric Feigen, Emma Markus, Sneha Ojha, Noah Stern, Rebecca Wessel, Ellie Williams | Jan. 29, 2018, 8:24 p.m. | In Entertainment »

This week on the Bachelor, the women packed their bags and headed to Tahoe. On the other seasons of the The Bachelor, they usually go abroad to places like Switzerland or St. Lucia, but Arie thought it would be better to take them to... Tahoe?

Blazer Social Media Stars: Youtube Edition

By Eric Feigen Nene Narh-Mensah | Jan. 25, 2018, 9:43 a.m. | In Features »

Diane Dao bobs her head as she listens to BTS. She ponders possible dance routines in her head over and over for her next video. Meanwhile, Ayse Erbas, junior, sits on her bed and considers different challenges she could do for her next video and who to collab with.

The Bachelor Week 3 recap and Week 4 predictions

By Eric Feigen, Emma Markus, Sneha Ojha, Noah Stern, Rebecca Wessel, Ellie Williams | Jan. 21, 2018, 12:44 p.m. | In Humor »

Arie planned yet another concussion-inducing date this past week. This time he brought the women to a makeshift wrestling ring where they fake fought one another.

The Bachelor Week 2 recap and Week 3 predictions

By Eric Feigen, Emma Markus, Sneha Ojha, Noah Stern, Rebecca Wessel, Ellie Williams | Jan. 15, 2018, 2:25 p.m. | In Humor »

This past week on the Bachelor, Arie, our graying, race-car-driving, dad-bod-rocking Bachelor, kicked off the season by officially becoming Becca K.'s sugar daddy. Arie then decided that his date with Krystal would be a good time to fly her all the way to Arizona to meet his entire family.

Students' lack of language learning

By Eric Feigen | Jan. 12, 2018, 2:07 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

For some students, four years of hard work in a language program at Blair can result in a deep and holistic understanding of a foreign language. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case.

Super Bowl LII Playoff Predictions

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Jan. 6, 2018, 2:17 p.m. | In Professional »

It's playoff time baby!!!!! Our predictions staff has laid out their favorites to win every game of the 2018 playoffs, all the way to the Super Bowl. With a ton of good competition and new teams to the spotlight, this year will surely be a year to remember. Click to see who we think will be fighting for the Lombardi Trophy in February!

NFL Predictions Week 15

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Dec. 15, 2017, 2:24 p.m. | In Professional »

Playoffs are fast approaching, so click to find out whose going to win every big match-up during this weekend of NFL action!

High school students from all over Takoma Park registered to vote

By Eric Feigen | Dec. 11, 2017, 11:22 p.m. | In Blogs »

16 year olds vote in Takoma Park city elections

NFL Predictions Week 14

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Dec. 7, 2017, 12:55 p.m. | In Professional »

We're coming up on the NFL playoffs, and every team with a shot is still trying to secure a spot in the postseason, and a chance to fight for the Lombardi trophy. There are a lot of games with playoff implications, so click to find out who we think is going to take a step towards playoffs, and what teams are going to be sitting on the couch watching the NFL playoffs in January.

NFL Predictions Week 13

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Dec. 2, 2017, 10:18 a.m. | In Professional »

The NFL regular season is winding down, and many games the rest of the way have major playoff implications, like Vikings at Falcons, Lions at Ravens, and Panthers at Saints. Click to find out our picks for Week 13 of the NFL season.

A Lively performance

By Eric Feigen | Nov. 30, 2017, 8:01 a.m. | In Teacher Feature »

Engaging high students is one of a teacher's greatest challenges. Robin Lively, the latest addition to the Blair math department, uses acrobatics as way to motivate her class and foster good study habits in and out of school. If all of her students receive a least C on a major assignment, Lively performs a cartwheel as a reward for the class' hard work.

NFL Predictions Week 11

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Nov. 19, 2017, noon | In Professional »

The answers to who will win every game of week 11 of NFL action.

NFL Predictions Week 10

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Nov. 12, 2017, 9 a.m. | In Professional »

NFL Predictions Week 9

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Nov. 3, 2017, 12:59 p.m. | In Professional »

We've got the winners for the Chiefs on the road in Dallas, a potential upset in San Francisco over division rival Arizona, Lions at Packers on MNF and every other game for Week 9 of the NFL season!

NFL Predictions Week 8

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 29, 2017, 12:55 p.m. | In Professional »

Click to see the outcome of every week 8 NFL game, courtesy of our prediction team!

MyMCPS: A decision we had no say in

By Eric Feigen Nobline Yoo | Oct. 26, 2017, 1:56 p.m. | In Opinions »

From middle school to high school, many students had a best friend named Edline, who knew everything about them from their daily attendance, to the grades they received on assignments. But when school started this year, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) told them that Edline was no longer being used. With no recollection of giving input into the decision, students found themselves crashing head-first into a new system with almost no warning.

The unsung heroes of the Las Vegas shooting

By Eric Feigen | Oct. 20, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

On the night of October 1, Stephen Craig Paddock opened fire on a crowd of over 22,000 people attending the Route 19 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the attack, 489 people were injured and 58 were pronounced dead. The tragedy will resonate for years to come as the largest individual mass shooting in modern American history.

Varsity Girls Soccer clinch division title

By Eric Feigen | Oct. 20, 2017, 2:15 p.m. | In Blair »

In a nail-biting game, the Blazers (4-2-0) tied the Sherwood Warriors (4-1) 2-2 in Blair's final divisional matchup.

NFL Predictions Week 7

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 20, 2017, 12:58 p.m. | In Professional »

Will the Cardinals veterans be able to knock off the upstart Rams? Will the Falcons avenge their heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl 50. Will the Redskins catch up in the battle for the NFC East Monday night? Find out what's going to happen in all these games and more!

WWII relics returned to rightful heirs

By Eric Feigen | Oct. 18, 2017, 3 p.m. | In Features »

The smoke clears and the dust begins to settle. Thousands of US marines wander the small island of Peleliu as Japanese soldiers, planes, and cruisers retreat in the distance. The Battle of Peleliu is over. The 13 square kilometer island is finally under US control. Marines explore the deserted tunnel systems, caves and bunkers, now abandoned by the Japanese 14th infantry division.

NFL Predictions Week 6

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 12, 2017, 8:20 p.m. | In Professional »

Our team has gotten together to give you our predictions for every single week six games, including some great matchups like Eagles vs Panthers, Packers vs Vikings, and Steelers vs Chiefs. Click to see what we have to say.

Volvo's bold commitment

By Eric Feigen | Oct. 10, 2017, 8:51 p.m. | In Features »

Volvo declares it will discontinue manufacturing vehicles powered solely by fossil fuels.

NFL Predictions Week 5

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 6, 2017, 9:39 a.m. | In Professional »

Week four brought more excitement for football fans, with many big upsets. Now in week five, four teams have a bye, but there's still a great slate of games, including a rematch of a classic NFC playoff game from last season between the Packers and the Cowboys, and many more. Here's what our team has to say about Week 5.

Girls varsity soccer dominates in Battle of the Boulevard

By Eric Feigen | Oct. 4, 2017, 3:57 p.m. | In Blair »

In a high scoring game against Northwood, the Blazers (3-2-0) won their first divisional matchup, demolishing the Gladiators 10 to 0

NFL Predictions Week 4

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 1, 2017, 10:25 a.m. | In Professional »

Will the upsets continue in week 4 of NFL action? See what the prediction team thinks about this week's games!

Launching US space exploration to new heights

By Eric Feigen | Sept. 28, 2017, 3:10 p.m. | In News Blog »

In July of 2012, Congress approved The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) new Space Launch System and the Orion Space Capsule, allocating over 18 billion dollars to the project. NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) is a powerful, advanced launch vehicle designed to further human exploration beyond Earth's orbit.

The Miracle of "Dunkirk"

By Eric Feigen | Sept. 28, 2017, 2:59 p.m. | In Movies »

Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is a landmark combat thriller, unprecedented in cinematic scale and technique. The film invokes powerful emotions creating an atmosphere where viewers unconditionally commensurate with the brave heroines' profound story. Nolan's masterpiece recounts the intense and imperative evacuation of Dunkirk from three different perspectives: The mole (the beachhead), sea, and air.

NFL Predictions Week 3

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Sept. 22, 2017, 12:54 p.m. | In Professional »

Week 3 of the NFL season brings us a good slate of games, including Falcons vs Lions, Seahawks vs Titans, Redskins vs Raiders, and the first London game of the season. See what our writers have to say about all these games and more!