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A letter to the Class of 2020

By Emmy Song | June 28, 2020, 9:49 p.m. | In Connections Blog »

Some lasting thoughts of a graduating senior


Getting over the quarantine blues

By Yuri Kim | May 18, 2020, 4:07 p.m. | In Blogs »

Activities that make being alone less lonely


The environmental impact of COVID-19 rests on our shoulders

By Shruti Chauhan | May 17, 2020, 5:24 p.m. | In Blogs »

Will our dramatic lifestyle changes have a prolonged influence on the world’s climate?


SCO Yummy: Lunar New Year specials

By Yuri Kim | Feb. 11, 2020, 5:31 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Step aside Ratatouille, dishes from the Lunar Year of the Rat are coming through


How to finally create a "new you" in the new year

By Shifra Dayak | Jan. 21, 2020, 8:07 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

SCO's guide to building good habits in 2020


Ride On Real Time finally displays real bus times

By Yuri Kim | Dec. 28, 2019, 2:04 p.m. | In Blogs »

A web-based version of the Ride On Real Time app has accurate bus arrival times and replaces its flawed mobile app counterpart


The deeper reason for this holiday season

By Yuri Kim | Dec. 27, 2019, 3:47 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

A list of volunteer opportunities to brighten up the winter holidays


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

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