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NFL Week 12 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Nov. 28, 2015, 1:06 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Standings: 1. Bobby: 92-55 2. Sandeep: 88-59 3. Lauren: 88-59 4. Charlie: 86-61


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 12

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 26, 2015, 12:32 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Once a week SCO staff writers Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher and one student from the general Blair population.


NFL Week 11 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Nov. 22, 2015, noon | In Sports Blog »

Standings: 1. Bobby: 84-49 2. Sandeep: 80-53 3. Lauren: 79-54 4. Charlie: 78-55


Fantasy football is changing NFL fans

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 20, 2015, 1:17 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Some fantasy players find that friendly competition between league members is the most important part of their weekly games, not to mention bragging rights for the rest of the week when they win. Others remain loyal to their NFL teams while playing fantasy sports, but find ways to still be competitive.


NFL Week 10 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Nov. 15, 2015, 1:56 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Standings: 1. Bobby: 79-40 2. Lauren: 75-44 3. Sandeep: 75-44 4. Charlie: 71-48


El Nino forecast

By James Sleigh | Nov. 15, 2015, 11:16 a.m. | In News Blog »

Meteorologists and experts predict that the 2015-2016 El Niño will be one of the strongest ever recorded.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks for Week 9

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2015, 11:36 a.m. | In Sports Blog »

Once a week SCO staff writers Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher and one student from the general Blair population.


NFL Week 8 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Nov. 1, 2015, 12:54 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The eighth week of the NFL season is sure to be an exciting one. The highlight matchup is on Sunday night between the Packers and the Broncos. Within our experts, Bobby maintains a slim lead over the rest of the pack, while Charlie continues to fall further and further in last place.


The Teal Pumpkin Project

By Nicholas Shereikis | Oct. 30, 2015, 1:49 p.m. | In News Blog »

This fall marks the second year of the Teal Pumpkin Project, a relatively new campaign launched by the Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) with the goal of creating a safer and more inclusive Halloween environment for kids with food allergies.


Transgender woman murdered in Montgomery County

By Maniza Habib | Oct. 30, 2015, 8:08 a.m. | In News Blog »

On October 15th, Rico Hector LeBlond shot and killed Zella Ziona, a transgender woman, in Georgetown.


Fall fashion: the return of sweater weather

By Randima Herath | Oct. 28, 2015, 1:42 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

As temperatures drop, Blazers bundle up.


NFL Week 7 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Oct. 25, 2015, 1:25 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The race is heating up between our prediction squad as Lauren has posted the best record in three consecutive weeks. Charlie's upset calls continue to backfire, and send him deeper into last place. While Bobby and Sandeep are in tight competition with one another for the top spot.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 7

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Oct. 22, 2015, 2:17 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Once a week SCO staff writers Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher and one student from the general Blair population.


SCO Says: Lunch seating, Homecoming, and Blair's exclusive pool

By Eleanor Cook, Sandeep David, Lauren Frost | Oct. 20, 2015, 8:13 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Welcome to the first SCO Says of the 2015-2016 school year! Here you'll find some great advice on all things Blair provided by professionals. In this edition we tackle all your first-month-of-school including lunch time seating, homecoming, and of course the exclusive Blair pool.


Tunisia National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize

By Maniza Habib | Oct. 20, 2015, 8:08 a.m. | In News Blog »

The Norwegian Nobel Committee finally came to a decision last Friday on who would win the Nobel Peace Prize for 2015.


NFL Week 6 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Oct. 16, 2015, 1:49 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Bobby holds a slim lead over the pack, and Lauren is charging her way up from the bottom of the standings. With a number of big, decisive games this week, there should definitely be a shift in the standings coming soon.


NFL Week 5 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Oct. 11, 2015, 2:44 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Standings: 1. Bobby: 42-21 2. Sandeep: 40-23 3. Charlie: 37-26 4. Lauren: 37-26


A fall-time feast with some seasonal classics

By Ellie Struewing | Oct. 8, 2015, 8:03 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

It's finally October, which means it's officially the season of Pumpkin Spice Lattes and oversized sweaters. That also means it's time for hearty soups, scrumptious baked goods, and pumpkin everything.


Regal Entertainment Group implements bag search policy

By Sandeep David | Sept. 23, 2015, 6:33 p.m. | In News Blog »

Blazers trying to catch a movie at the theater in Downtown Silver Spring will find that a change has been implemented: employees are now checking bags that moviegoers are bringing into the theater.


Panda-monium!

By Maniza Habib | Sept. 1, 2015, 8:48 p.m. | In News Blog »

Baby panda watch 2015 has come to a close!


Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift: feud or conversation?

By Randima Herath | Aug. 2, 2015, 9:44 a.m. | In News Blog »

World-famous artists Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift received attention from nearly every social media platform and major news network last week for their Twitter exchange.


Trump's ignorance on immigration

By Sandeep David | Aug. 2, 2015, 9:22 a.m. | In News Blog »

Trump's recent blunt speech regarding immigration will not gain him any followers from the Latino demographic. He blatantly stated that Mexican immigrants do not bring any value to the United States.


SCO guest author Caitlyn Singam: Redefining the gender debate

By | Aug. 2, 2015, 9:01 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Why does it seem that gender equality, like a frightened dove, flutters out of reach every time we approach it? Are our hands too sordid with prejudice to be worthy of touching its pristine feathers?


TIDAL is a receding wave

By Arthi Vijaykumar | June 8, 2015, 1:06 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

While the concept sounds promising, it's likely that TIDAL won't be the musical revolution it has been marketed as.


Step Up and slay the dragon: PuzzlePalooza 2015

By Neida Mbuia Joao | June 5, 2015, 12:45 p.m. | In News Blog »

Ready your horses and jousting sticks and prepare to battle through the toughest PuzzlePalooza yet. The sixth annual incarnation of the country's "premier high school puzzle competition” kicked off on May 18 and closed out on May 22.

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