Nene Narh-Mensah




Name: Nene Narh-Mensah
Position: Staff Writer
Graduation Year: 2019
Senior Writer


Stories (14)


Time well spent

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Oct. 15, 2018, 8:14 a.m. | In Teacher Feature »

A retiring staff member looks back at her time at Blair

Blair's new motto takes center stage this school year

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Sept. 17, 2018, 12:43 a.m. | In Local »

"Leading the Way in Innovation and Excellence"

Blair students and staff mourn the death of junior Kevin Wilson

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Sept. 17, 2018, 12:28 a.m. | In Local »

16-year old Kevin Wilson was found outside an apartment complex in Takoma Park

God's Favorite Customer is Father John Misty's coming of age

By Nene Narh-Mensah | June 14, 2018, 12:04 a.m. | In Music »

Misty delivers a deeply introspective view in his latest album

Police arrest students involved in protest at Paul Ryan's office

By Nene Narh-Mensah | May 20, 2018, 12:34 p.m. | In Local »

Senior Brenna Levitan was arrested as part of the lie-in protest and has now been released

Ready Player One is a nice trip back to the 80s

By Nene Narh-Mensah | April 23, 2018, 1:12 p.m. | In Movies »

Based on the bestselling novel written by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One directed by Steven Spielberg, is set in the year 2045 in Oklahoma City, an industrial shell of a city. To escape their current situation, residents spend most of their time in the OASIS, a Virtual Reality simulator

Celebrate good times, come on!

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Feb. 22, 2018, 1:45 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

How to celebrate Black History Month

Blackout means time's up

By Mahnaz Habib Nene Narh-Mensah | Feb. 7, 2018, 8:11 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

On Sunday Jan. 7, 19 million people turned the TV on to watch the 2018 Golden Globe Awards. This year, the awards show did more than just announce the winners of "Best Supporting Actress" or "Best Motion Picture." Many viewers may have noticed a common wardrobe color among many the movie stars: black.

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.

Montgomery County Council Members Discuss a Possible Soda Tax

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Nov. 27, 2017, 1:51 p.m. | In News »

Montgomery County Council Vice President Hans Riemer (D) and co-member Tom Hucker (D-20) have discussed the possibility of a tax on sweetened beverages.

The freaky fashions of Blair

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Nov. 13, 2017, 7:55 p.m. | In Features »

Halloween. A time when youth and adults alike across the nation dress up in their scariest, most "out-there" costumes. Blair's Costume Day on Oct. 31 drew in plenty of students sporting Halloween attire. Amidst all the spider-people and cats, skeletons and fairy varieties, these Blazer Halloween 'fits were the best of the best.

Tracking the Trend of Anonymous Apps

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Nov. 7, 2017, 2:02 p.m. | In Features »

Who makes you laugh the hardest? Who's always scheming? Who is most likely to win an Oscar? These are now all questions that can be answered with complete anonymity on the popular new app To Be Honest (TBH), the latest addition to the anonymous app market.

A teacher's political opinion should be left out of the class

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Oct. 19, 2017, 10:29 a.m. | In Op/Ed »

Teachers are among the most influential people in a student's life, but one area which teachers should not influence students is the political arena.

Montgomery County officials aim to improve housing conditions

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Sept. 30, 2017, 3:55 p.m. | In Local »

On Sept. 7, during a public event at Pooks Hill Tower and Court apartments in Bethesda, Montgomery County Executive Isiah (Ike) Leggett announced a program that aims to educate lower-income tenants of their rights as renters.



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Photo: Narh-Mensah, Nene

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Feb. 8, 2018, 8:24 p.m.

Photo: spooky person

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Nov. 13, 2017, midnight

Sarah McKenzie

Photo: farmer friend

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Nov. 13, 2017, midnight

Dexter Mueller

Photo: snowy friend

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Nov. 13, 2017, midnight

Keiko Pablo