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All things pumpkin

By Divya Rajagopal | Oct. 8, 2014, 11:12 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

It's a season with an abundance of pumpkins, so don't let them go to waste! SCO's guide to all things pumpkin will help you wile away the autumn hours with pumpkin recipes and activities.


The Maryland Renaissance Festival

By Amalia Chiapperino | Oct. 4, 2014, 9:35 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

There are a lot of things to love about Maryland. My favorites are the crabs, the close proximity to D.C, the relatively mild weather and, every October, the Maryland Renaissance Festival


From the underdog: being a non-mainstream musician at Blair

By Brian Le | Sept. 16, 2014, 1:19 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

I came across other musicians and found their views of their musical heritage equally interesting. And corny as it may sound, we all shared one thing: our love for music.


Vinyl back for another spin

By Eleanor Linafelt | Sept. 9, 2014, 11 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

We can stream an album before it's released, we can download a song as quickly as we can press play on it and we can have music playing in our ears wherever we go. So why are vinyl and record players making a comeback?


Turning up the heat: new hot albums for this season

By Brian Le | Aug. 5, 2014, 9:46 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Whether you're on the road, on the beach or just sitting around at home, try listening to a few of these to give your day that extra boost.


A new Vessyl on the horizon

By Kalin Vassilev | Aug. 2, 2014, 2:09 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

A San Francisco-based start-up tech company, has taken this technological shift a step further with the introduction of Vessyl, a new 'smart' cup capable of keeping track of your hydration habits and nutritional needs.


Going for the gap

By Ellie Struewing | July 29, 2014, 2:24 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

In the college preparedness frenzy, many students overlook other post-high school options, like a gap year, that can help students do something they are passionate about and learn what is right for them.


Summer boredom busters

By Ellie Struewing | June 20, 2014, 5 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

With summer come those lazy days where you have no plans and end up sitting in your house with nothing to do. Instead of lying around, call up some friends and try some of these summer boredom busters.


Dressing cool for the heat

By Eleanor Linafelt | June 13, 2014, 1:36 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

As the mercury in the thermometer rises, our desire to put together outfits does the exact opposite. If you're feeling inspired to put together something a little more elaborate, read on for some tips on how to look put-together while still fighting off the heat.


Prom hair: from buns to braids

By Caroline Gabriel | May 12, 2014, 12:54 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

SCO wants to make your prom experience more enjoyable by lessening the aspects of prom you have to worry about. If you are interested in getting prom hairstyle ideas for prom, then keep reading.


Bangladeshi families continue to suffer from corporate negligence

By Urvi Banerjee | May 2, 2014, 12:40 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Yet behind the glitz of the clothing industry is a secret: that in order to make certain brands' clothing items, someone elsewhere in the world experiences gross human rights violations.


American Hairitige

By Aidan Keys | Feb. 7, 2014, 6:17 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Now we're 4 years into the 10's (or whatever you call this decade). Living in the current era, it's difficult to spot the trends that will someday make us wince or put others through bouts of nostalgia. So lets review hair styles through the past couple of years.


Bahamas Castaway

By Dylan Ahunhodjaev | Jan. 7, 2014, 6:39 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Driving in a van towards our hotel for the night, we are flanked by palm trees, the flawless blue of the Caribbean and a cloudless, sunny sky. And it's five days until Christmas. It's a little like a Jimmy Buffett holiday album: Christmastime in Paradise.


What's In and Out in 2014

By Martha Morganstein Sarah Trunk | Jan. 2, 2014, 6:42 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

As 2013 comes to a close, we reflect on the mistakes and successes of the year that will continue on to 2014. Here are Silver Chips Online's predictions of what will be "in" and "out" in 2014. Happy New Year!


A Blair year in review: 2013

By Harini Salgado | Dec. 30, 2013, 8:49 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Although the school year itself hasn't ended, with 2014 just about to begin, it's time to look back at what made 2013 special for Blair.


Forget partying

By Caroline Gabriel | Dec. 28, 2013, 11:30 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

There are bound to be various New Year's Eve parties, like every year. But there are many other fun things you can do to welcome in the New Year.


A look at globe-trotting Blazers

By Dylan Ahunhodjaev | Dec. 25, 2013, 10:50 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Well, it's official. Winter has come to Blair. Never content to settle for anything but the best, many of our intrepid students are venturing away from their wintry surroundings this break to explore foreign locales, from New York to the Philippines.


Eat the food, lose the weight

By Caroline Gabriel | Nov. 28, 2013, 9:22 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Soon the festivities will begin and for the next month or so, endless platters of sweet and savory foods will be brought out in celebration. If you're worried about eating too much, you could always try to moderate your portions. However, I enjoy the gluttony and prefer to find alternatives to staying healthy while eating the excess food. Keep reading if you're interested in SCO's exercising secrets.


Going Out Guide – November Edition

By Abir Muhuri | Nov. 20, 2013, 9:30 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

November is a time not just for Thanksgiving. Local events can help you discover new hobbies in film and media and get you a headstart in your Holiday Shopping. Wrapping up fall is a time for being getting warm with your community with these three fun things to do.


Silverstyle: Taking the $ out of A$AP

By Aidan Keys | Nov. 19, 2013, 1:26 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

This year, A$AP Rocky has won over both the rap and shoe games as one of hip-hop's stylish artists. A scholar in street fashion, A$AP's signature outfit is a luxury jersey, shiny black jeans and sneakers. As the year transitions from winter's street-goth trend and heads towards a white-out color scheme, black and white have become a staple in his wardrobe.


Last minute DIY Halloween costumes

By Caroline Gabriel | Oct. 29, 2013, 11:35 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Halloween is two days away, and if you're like me then you still don't know what you're going to be. But have no fear, there are plenty of costumes that are easy to create using things you can find at home. Keep reading if you're interested in making a do it yourself (DIY) Halloween costume.


A guide to Pumpkin Spice Latté fever

By Dylan Ahunhodjaev | Oct. 28, 2013, 9:12 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Fall. A contemplative season, one to enjoy the ever shortening days relaxing before winter comes rolling in. And, of course, run to the nearest restaurant chain to guzzle down pumpkin spice lattés before they're inevitably yanked away until next fall.


Avoiding the checkout

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Oct. 22, 2013, 11:41 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Opting to take the "L" on a homework could very well be worth it if the reward is an extra hour or two of sleep. I'm not recommending that you neglect work entirely, but when exhausted, sometimes it's better to just hit the sack.


The perks of iOS 7

By Jacob Popper | Oct. 1, 2013, 7:40 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Overall, the updates on iOS 7 are an improvement over iOS 6 and can make the iPhone and iPod easier to use.


Blazers' easy methods of relaxation

By Martha Morganstein | Oct. 1, 2013, 1:13 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Here are seven easy tips that some Blazers utilize and will help you create a stress-free environment. Experiment with these different methods and try some of your own to decide which ones work best for you.

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