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.


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.

Countdown to exams

By Ellie Struewing | June 1, 2015, 9:52 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Exams are right around the corner. As you mentally prepare yourself to spend long nights shuffling through piles of old notes and scramble to schedule last-minute study groups, it's important to keep a few things in mind.

Beaches by Blair to beat the heat

By Amalia Chiapperino | May 18, 2015, 12:07 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

With summer on the horizon and senior beach week just around the corner, here are some summery local beach suggestions that will suit any beachgoer, from the quiet nature seekers to the crowd-loving sun-tanners.

Student creates Geofilter for Blair

By Martha Morganstein | May 12, 2015, 1:03 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Everyone wants to put their hometown on the map, and junior Dio Cramer managed to do just that.

Prom prep made easy

By Amalia Chiapperino | May 8, 2015, 1:56 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

With prom night fast approaching, the endless costs and preparations can seem a bit daunting. Here are some easy tips and ideas for those short on time and money that will guarantee a wonderful evening.

Fresh foods to help you Spring into Summer

By Neida Mbuia Joao | April 21, 2015, 1:37 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

In honor of the warmer temperatures and the delicious fruits and vegetable that will be available along with them, here are some fresh and (mostly) healthy recipes to brighten up the warmer months.

'Tis the season to shop secondhand

By Eleanor Linafelt | April 18, 2015, 6 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

When faced with a sudden need for a slew of new outfits, affordable is the way to go. After doing your spring cleaning, head to some of these secondhand stores in the area to get more clothes for less money.

Two weeks in Paris

By Neida Mbuia Joao | April 15, 2015, 10:12 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

I spent two weeks in Paris, struggling through verb conjugations and pronunciations, relearning what it was to be an outsider and nurturing my Francophile side this December with the State Department's Youth Ambassadors program.

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