Blogs

Are Netflix’s glory days over?

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

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.

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.


News Blog

Hands-free is not risk-free

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Feb. 1, 2018, 1:08 p.m.

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


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.


Lifestyle Blog

Recognizing important black females in STEM

By Reethi Padmanabhan | March 21, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

Remarkable women in history and their accomplishments


Influential African-Americans: Present Day

By Mahnaz Habib | March 6, 2019, 5:40 a.m.

Mae C. Jemison, the astronaut


A rundown on February's music releases

By Emmy Song | March 6, 2019, 5:31 a.m.

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.

August Wilson, American playwright


Influential African Americans: the 50s

By Mahnaz Habib | Feb. 21, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks, the poet


Sports Blog

The MLB is striking out with young viewers

By Sam Kulp | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Baseball is becoming less popular among younger fans.


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.


Connections Blog

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

By Sneha Ojha | Oct. 2, 2018, 1:43 p.m.

Seven things you must complete before applying to colleges



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