Madeleine Tilley




Name: Madeleine Tilley
Position: Features Editor
Graduation Year: 2019
Hi, I'm Maddy. I enjoy rowing for the Blair Crew team, teasing my friends, and spending time with my cat and dogs.


Stories (15)


SCOrumptious: Empanadillas

By Madeleine Tilley | Oct. 14, 2018, 10:01 p.m. | In Food »

How to make your own empanadillas

SCO Yummy: Cake classic

By Madeleine Tilley | June 26, 2018, 8:34 p.m.

It's finally summer, and there are many things to celebrate, so it would be nice to have a couple recipes on hand that are fun and easy to make. But even if you don't know any recipes, don't worry! SCO Yummy has got you covered, starting with this delicious chocolate cake.

A night to remember

By Mahnaz Habib Madeleine Tilley | April 19, 2018, 2:20 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Remembering that Asia is more than two countries

Flu epidemic sweeps across Montgomery County

By Madeleine Tilley | April 11, 2018, 2:05 p.m. | In Local »

The flu season was officially deemed an epidemic in Montgomery County in January as the numbers of flu patients continued to rise, shaping the 2018 flu season to be the worst in over a decade.

Two students shot and wounded at General Mills High School

By Mahnaz Habib, Madeleine Tilley, Zoe Friedman | March 20, 2018, 2:23 p.m. | In Local »

A male student shot two fellow students with a handgun at Great Mills High School on Tuesday at 7:45 a.m. before he was fatally wounded in a standoff with the school's resource officer.

MoCo students participate in #National Walkout Day

By Absa Fall, Mahnaz Habib, Madeleine Tilley, Rebecca Wessel, Oreet Zimand, Amy Forsbacka | March 14, 2018, 10:47 p.m. | In Local »

Montgomery Blair High School students walked out of school to participate in #NationalWalkoutDay, joining students from across Montgomery County. The walkout culminated in 17 minutes of silence in front of the White House, after which they marched to the Capitol to listen to several speakers.

Dedication to animation

By Absa Fall Madeleine Tilley | March 3, 2018, 11:43 p.m. | In Features »

Behind the scenes of films such as Mulan, Toy Story, and Coco, there is a team of artists who put their noses to the grindstone in order to achieve the animated prowess displayed in these films. Even the lighting of a candle requires tedious work and close attention to detail. Animating a flame to look even somewhat realistic is a skill that few people have as it is not easy to master, and requires a lot of time and devotion in order to become proficient.

Always be prepared

By Madeleine Tilley | Jan. 12, 2018, 1:36 p.m.

It's impossible to tell when your car will break down far away from the nearest tow truck or town, so it's better just to be prepared.

Blair boys' basketball narrowly wins over Northwood Gladiators

By Madeleine Tilley | Jan. 10, 2018, 1:55 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (2-4) secured a win against the Northwood Gladiators (1-5) with a score of 44-41 during their game on Tuesday, January 5th.

Lifting for the thrill

By Sneha Ojha Madeleine Tilley | Jan. 2, 2018, 2:50 p.m. | In Features »

Greer walks into the store. She looks around, scouting for security cameras and roving employees. When she's sure that nobody is looking, she shoves three tubes of lipstick and a bottle of nail polish into her purse, then walks out of the store.

Blair boys' basketball trounced by the Thomas Stone Cougars

By Madeleine Tilley | Dec. 10, 2017, 4:43 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (0-1) were defeated by the Thomas Stone Cougars (1-0) by a score of 71-42 in their first game of the season on Tuesday night.

Excitement and obstacles in portable rollout

By Madeleine Tilley Oreet Zimand | Oct. 16, 2017, 2:19 p.m. | In Features »

At the far end of Blair, past the SAC doors and the student courtyard, sit four brand new portables, a mass of beige and wood lazing in the afternoon sun. The portables, a result of Blair's expanding student population, are a new addition meant to help with the increasing Blazer population.

Right to vote extended to undocumented immigrants in College Park

By Madeleine Tilley | Oct. 10, 2017, 2:21 p.m. | In Local »

The College Park City Council voted 4-3 on Tuesday Sept. 12, in favor of an amendment allowing non-US citizens to vote in local elections at the College Park City Hall.

Trump addresses street gang violence and illegal immigration

By Madeleine Tilley | Aug. 4, 2017, 11:43 p.m. | In National »

President Donald Trump discussed his administration's national security plans to handle illegal immigration and street gangs on Friday, July 28, in Suffolk County, New York.

Busing around town

By Madeleine Tilley | Aug. 3, 2017, 8:46 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

In an era of Uber, Lyft and many personal vehicles, cars contribute a lot to climate change. All of the carbon dioxide that cars emit damages the environment every time they are used. While some buses also emit the same amount of carbon dioxide, public transportation is a much greener option because many people are going to the same place, using the same vehicle, which decreases the carbon emissions would emit if they had gone separately.



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Photo: Tilley, Madeleine

By Madeleine Tilley | Feb. 8, 2018, 8:42 p.m.