Blogs

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


News Blog

FDA approves first digital pill

By Sneha Ojha | Jan. 21, 2018, 10:48 a.m.

The FDA recently approved a pill that can track whether the patient has ingested the pill or not. It's called "Abilify MyCite," and aims to treat schizophrenia, and manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I.


What Are Bitcoins?

By Sneha Ojha | Nov. 29, 2017, 9:12 p.m.

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.


Launching US space exploration to new heights

By Eric Feigen | Sept. 28, 2017, 3:10 p.m.

In July of 2012, Congress approved The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) new Space Launch System and the Orion Space Capsule, allocating over 18 billion dollars to the project. NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) is a powerful, advanced launch vehicle designed to further human exploration beyond Earth's orbit.


Top Ten Tweets 2/20-2/26

By Nate Bodner, Neva Taylor, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott | Feb. 28, 2017, 5:08 p.m.

Every week on Silver Chips Online the top ten tweets will aim to highlight the ten most important, most clever, or funniest tweets of the week. Keep caught up with news, sports, and social media in this week's roundup.


Top Ten Tweets 2/13-2/19

By Nate Bodner, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott | Feb. 20, 2017, 6:03 p.m.

Every week on Silver Chips Online the top ten tweets will aim to highlight the ten most important, most clever, or funniest tweets of the week. Keep caught up with news, sports, and social media in this week's roundup.


Lifestyle Blog

Lessons learned from a giant

By Nobline Yoo | Jan. 26, 2018, 12:58 p.m.

How a trip to Facebook taught me about schooling and its connection with the real world


Volunteer to beat the cold

By Neva Taylor | Feb. 1, 2017, 1:08 p.m.

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

By Maniza Habib | Jan. 5, 2017, 1:57 p.m.

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.


Merry Krishnamas?

By Mehana Daftary | Dec. 22, 2016, 10:54 p.m.

I'm a Hindu who also celebrates Christmas. It's not as weird as it sounds. Everyone has their own Christmas traditions, just like my family.


Unexpected gifts that your friends, family and wallet will love

By Zoe Friedman | Dec. 22, 2016, 9:46 p.m.

The holidays always bring joy, family, good food and of course; stress. But, never fear, SCO is here for all of your gifting needs!


Sports Blog

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

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Oct. 16, 2017, 1:24 p.m.

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


Maryland women fall short of Final 4

By Lauren Frost | April 4, 2017, 12:58 p.m.

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

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Feb. 24, 2017, 2:05 p.m.

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.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 16

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Dec. 23, 2016, 9:53 a.m.

Get ready for your fantasy football championship! Every four weeks SCO editors Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions. This week they are joined by Blair senior Steven Dunne.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 12

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 24, 2016, 1:45 p.m.

Every four weeks SCO editors Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions. This week they are joined by BNC scriptwriter and ultimate frisbee captain Nate Blower.


Connections Blog


Take me out to the (long) ballgame

By Harini Salgado | Oct. 21, 2014, 11:32 a.m.

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.



How to avoid debt as a Senior

By Stacy Mathew | Feb. 13, 2013, 8:22 p.m.

A lot of us didn't even know that senior year could cost so much, and plenty of us are already broke. Luckily, we have a few tips on ways that you can actually save for the last semester of High School


Around the school in 100 days

By Mimi Verdonk | Feb. 7, 2013, 2:16 p.m.

48,000 minutes. 800 hours. 100 days. Yes, ladies and gentleman, today, Thursday, Feb. 7, is the 100th day of school (feel free to hold the applause).