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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.


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


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


Acing your college interview

By Nene Narh-Mensah Sneha Ojha | Dec. 5, 2018, 8 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Silver Chips Online's guide on how to ace your college interview


A guide to November's new music releases

By Emmy Song | Nov. 25, 2018, 9:37 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

From Ariana Grande to Takeoff, November is a month with music to remember


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


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


Lessons learned from a giant

By Nobline Yoo | Jan. 26, 2018, 12:58 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

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. | In Lifestyle Blog »

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. | In Lifestyle Blog »

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. | In Lifestyle Blog »

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. | In Lifestyle Blog »

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


A sweet start to summer

By Neva Taylor | July 17, 2016, 5:06 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Summer came pretty unannounced this year. One day it was windy and 55 degrees, and the next, it was 85 with the sun beaming down shamelessly. Blazers are going to need something to help them cool down as the weather get hotter and the days get longer this summer.


Hot yoga is a hot new trend

By Zoe Friedman | July 14, 2016, 9:54 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Hot yoga is a fun, new spin on traditional yoga. It is regular studio yoga cranked up to 90-105 degrees. This new form of exercise is overtaking the Maryland and DC area. It is even replacing more traditional forms of exercise, like running and swimming.


'Sad Papaw' is no longer sad

By Randima Herath | April 5, 2016, 1:08 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Kenneth "Papaw" Harmon, of Purcell, Okla. held a cookout this past weekend, drawing in thousands of fans from all over the globe.


Major key alert

By Nicholas Shereikis | March 23, 2016, 1:15 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

"You think they want me to have all these plaques?" the man who is one of the generation's most idolized hip-hop moguls asks, letting his camera glide over his wall of gold and platinum albums in yet another Snapchat video. "They don't. They don't want you to win."


SCO Says: noisy families, cuffing season and senioritis

By Eleanor Cook, Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Divya Rajagopal | Feb. 5, 2016, 10:36 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Welcome back! With the holidays finally over, we here at SCOsays have completely recovered and are ready to dish out more advice for all you confused people out there. So! Without further ado here we go on the third edition* of SCOsays. *If you haven't yet (loser), check out our second edition (It's a video!!) SCOsays holiday special.


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.

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