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Top picks for sustainable holiday gifting

By Vivian Li | Dec. 8, 2019, 10:10 p.m. | In Blogs »

Between 38,000 miles of ribbon, and $11 billion worth of packing material, the amount of trash produced in the U.S. increases by roughly 25 percent during the holiday season. This year, choose to give the gift of sustainability to your friends and family.


What are Blazers thankful for?

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Nov. 27, 2019, 11:20 p.m. | In Connections Blog »

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Blair students have lots to be grateful for this year


Thanksgiving songs are the fruitcake of music

By Shruti Chauhan | Nov. 20, 2019, 7:21 p.m. | In Blogs »

The obscure Thanksgiving genre is the reason people hop to Christmas music right after Halloween.


2020 vision for the Class of 2023

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay | Oct. 15, 2019, 2:05 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

The seniors' suggestions and guidelines for navigating high school


Summer 2019 beach safety guide

By Boaz Yoo | Sept. 3, 2019, 5:42 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Silver Chips Online is here to guide you through your summer beach experience.


Are Netflix’s glory days over?

By Shruti Chauhan | Aug. 21, 2019, 10:44 p.m. | In Blogs »

For the first time since 1998, Netflix is faltering. In the past few weeks, the company has lost hundreds of thousands of American subscribers. According to Forbes, Netflix added only 2.7 million subscribers internationally, less than half the growth it had in the same quarter last year. Stocks are down from above $400 to $328 and could potentially plummet to below $100.


Audition season means promotion or pension for student musicians

By Vivian Li | Aug. 18, 2019, 7:38 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Something's keeping student musicians at home, and it's not the sweltering summer heat


A trendy solution to staying organized

By Yuri Kim | July 27, 2019, 4:23 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

How students can create a personalized and more productive planner by bullet journaling


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.


The U.S. Women's National Team guaranteed their World Cup win long before the final

By Lucie Peyrebrune | July 15, 2019, 5:12 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

On July 7, the United States defeated the Netherlands 2-0 in the final of the 2019 Women's World Cup. But the United States' second consecutive World Cup championship was won long before co-captain Megan Rapinoe's game-winning penalty kick in the 61st minute of the final.


Tips and tricks for upcoming seniors

By Sophia Lucarelli | June 20, 2019, 2:10 p.m. | In Blogs »

How to survive and prepare for senior year


Recognizing important black females in STEM

By Reethi Padmanabhan | March 21, 2019, 2:22 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Remarkable women in history and their accomplishments


Influential African-Americans: Present Day

By Mahnaz Habib | March 6, 2019, 5:40 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Mae C. Jemison, the astronaut


A rundown on February's music releases

By Emmy Song | March 6, 2019, 5:31 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Artists from all genres released new music this month


Influential African-Americans: the 70s and 80s

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Feb. 26, 2019, 2:11 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

August Wilson, American playwright


Influential African Americans: the 50s

By Mahnaz Habib | Feb. 21, 2019, 2:22 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks, the poet


Influential African-Americans: the 20s and 30s

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Feb. 18, 2019, 2:45 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Bessie Smith, the Empress of Blues


Representing the publication and the public

By Mahnaz Habib | Jan. 25, 2019, 12:45 a.m. | In Blogs »

The roles and responsibilities of Silver Chips Online's first-ever ombudsman


Acing your college interview

By Nene Narh-Mensah Sneha Ojha | Dec. 5, 2018, 8 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Silver Chips Online's guide on how to ace your college interview


A guide to November's new music releases

By Emmy Song | Nov. 25, 2018, 9:37 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

From Ariana Grande to Takeoff, November is a month with music to remember


I am the only girl on the wrestling team

By Sophia Lucarelli | Oct. 19, 2018, 8:05 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

The trials and triumphs of a girl on an all-boys team


Everything you need to know before getting ready for college application season

By Sneha Ojha | Oct. 2, 2018, 1:43 p.m. | In Connections Blog »

Seven things you must complete before applying to colleges


The MLB is striking out with young viewers

By Sam Kulp | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:28 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Baseball is becoming less popular among younger fans.


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


Hands-free is not risk-free

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Feb. 1, 2018, 1:08 p.m. | In News Blog »

Driverless cars are on the rise - bringing with them safety concerns

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