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16 and 17 year old Takoma Park residents exercised their right to vote in local elections.
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16 and 17 year old Takoma Park residents exercised their right to vote in local elections.

High school students from all over Takoma Park registered to vote

In 2013, Takoma Park made history by becoming the first city to pass legislation giving 16 and 17 year olds the right to vote in local elections. Four years after the enactment of this instrumental policy, Blair students who live in Takoma could be seen arriving at the local community center, ready to cast their ballots on Nov. 7.

Women’s tennis matches should be best-of-five sets

Another U.S. Open wrapped up on September 10th, and it’s about time to question whether women tennis players deserve equal pay.

News Blog »

What Are Bitcoins?

You've probably heard of bitcoins through the news or in passing conversations, but what exactly are bitcoins, and how do they work? SCO is here to tell you the basics of what we know.

Faster than the speed of light? Nope, but close

The BFRs were initially proposed as a vehicle that could be used to make the journey to Mars. Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, proposes using these BFRs for travel at home as well as in space travel. BFRs are bigger than any rocket SpaceX has built.

Lifestyle Blog »

Volunteer to beat the cold

Even though the holidays are over, it’s important to carry on with those feelings of family, of love and of giving back. It's time to help someone else, whether it be through monetary donations or hard work, by planting a new tree or handing someone a bowl of hot food.

Living in the liberal bubble

Welcome to the bubble; where Donald Trump can't touch us. This is a safe space, a place where open-mindedness and inclusivity comes at the cost of ignorance towards any and all alternative world views. Not even the electoral college is allowed inside.

Sports Blog »

Maryland women fall short of Final 4

March Madness; one side of the tournament has coverage for every game, millions of viewers and followers who make their own brackets and follow along. However, many people forget that there is another side to the madness, the women's side.

Wizards rise to third place in Eastern Conference

The Washington Wizards began the season poorly, to put it bluntly. John Wall played well some games, other games Bradley Beal took the starring role. And yet the Wizards could not put two and two together and reach their full potential.

Connections Blog »

Concert for Valor a big hit for Blazers

Take me out to the (long) ballgame

If you follow baseball, you've probably heard of the 18-inning Major League Baseball (MLB) playoff game where the San Francisco Giants won against the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Oct 4.

Esquina Latina »

¿Estados Unidos le debería abrir las puertas a los refugiados de Siria?

Recientemente, los medios de comunicación han estado llenos de noticias sobre los acontecimientos que están ocurriendo en el medio oriente. A causa de una guerra civil, uno de los países que está siendo más afectado es Siria. Miles de personas están tratando la manera de huir de los enfrentamientos violentos y sangrientos.

Redadas de inmigrantes dividen a hogares hispanos

En los primeros días del 2016, cientos de indocumentados fueron extraditados de sus casas debido a la acción ejecutiva del presidente Barack Obama, la cual tomó el 20 de noviembre del año 2014.

Poll »

Which Christmas movie best fits your personality?
  • It’s A Wonderful Life (sad)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (sad, hates capitalism)
  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas (sad, hates Christmas)
  • Home Alone (a literal child)
  • A Christmas Story (a literal child who lives in the 1940s)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (still not over Halloween)
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (creepy)
Discuss this Poll