Joy Xu


Name: Joy Xu
Position: Staff Writer
Graduation Year: 2021
Hi! My name is Joy, and I'm a junior staff writer. Aside from writing articles, I enjoy playing violin for pit orchestra and making desserts for my friends and family. During the school year, I run Blair's DECA club, and I participate in many business-related activities.


Stories (7)


College is not the only option for Blair students

By Joy Xu | Oct. 17, 2019, 6:06 p.m. | In Features »

After graduation, Blair students are not confined to just one career pathway.

A class that will interest all

By Joy Xu | Oct. 14, 2019, 6:57 p.m. | In Features »

Blair’s Entrepreneurship Academy provides some of the best learning opportunities in the nation

Blair girls volleyball defeats Kennedy

By Joy Xu | Sept. 24, 2019, 1:39 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair girls’ varsity volleyball team (5-0) beat the Kennedy Cavaliers (0-4) by a score of 3-0 Wednesday, Sept. 18, in straight sets 25-7, 25-15 and 25-20.

The DMV bakes in recent heat wave

By Joy Xu | July 26, 2019, 9:30 p.m. | In Local »

Temperatures in the area hit record highs as a heat wave swept the East Coast.

Addicted to a deadly drug: a teenage crisis

By Joy Xu | July 24, 2019, 4:37 p.m. | In Opinions »

JUULs and e-cigarettes are fueling a teenage nicotine epidemic.

Yesterday will be forgotten tomorrow

By Joy Xu | July 20, 2019, 12:46 p.m. | In Movies »

Thousands of teenage girls have dreamed about being a part of The Beatles since the group’s inception in 1960. Yesterday certainly tries to fulfill that fantasy on the big screen.

What is the future of classical music?

By Joy Xu | July 15, 2019, 5:35 p.m. | In Blogs »

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's recent financial struggles seem to reflect a decline in classical music interest.