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.
The Board of Education (BOE) will soon vote on the bell time schedule. After the dismissal of the first recommendation to implement later high school start times because of the cost (roughly 21 million dollars), MCPS released several new options on Jan. 6. On Feb. 10, the BOE will vote on these new plans.
The decision, which followed a report that a majority of the school board did not support the renewal of Starr's contract has sparked controversy across Montgomery County, primarily due to lack of explanations from the Board of Education.
Protests and riots against perceived racial bias in the U.S. justice system erupted within seconds after the decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson was announced. The reaction has spread nationwide but is most concentrated Ferguson and the greater St. Louis region.
Now that the dust from November's midterms has settled, many are carefully watching Larry Hogan's every move and offering their own criticisms. However, let's not judge Larry Hogan based solely off of his affiliation with a certain political party.
Seven years ago, four guards employed by the American private security company Blackwater (now known as Academi) were accused of shooting over 30 Iraqi civilians at a traffic circle in Baghdad. On October 22, they were found guilty of a majority of the charges.
The United States and China have a fraught but important partnership with one another. After a series of meetings in Beijing in early November, the two countries made several strides toward a more productive relationship that will benefit the world at large.
After ten years of an indefinite hiatus, the punk rock band Sleater-Kinney announced the release of a new album and a following tour in late October. The album, "No Cities to Love" will be released on Jan. 19, 2015 into the hands of anxiously-waiting, longtime fans who scrambled to get the rapidly-selling tickets for their February and March US and European tour.
Predictions and polling have given Republicans an edge in the upcoming race for control of the Senate.However, Nate Silver, the man who predicted all 50 states correctly in the 2012 presidential election, only gives the Republicans a 62 percent chance of winning a majority this Tuesday.
Monday, October 6 saw same-sex marriage's greatest stride since 2013, when the Supreme Court announced it would not hear appeals to lower court rulings, which effectively legalizes same-sex marriage in five new states.
Galvanizing and focusing efforts to halt the spread of Ebola is necessary to make sure that the disease stops taking the lives of West African citizens, and does not eventually turn into a global epidemic.
In fact, social media's key role in the finding of missing and exploited persons is understated: if used correctly, it can be a powerful tool in gaining information and help.
Pepper's videos are indicative of one of the major problems with YouTube stardom: an insidious culture of sexual assault and harassment, usually perpetrated against the young women who make up YouTube's core demographic of viewers.
For the first time in over ten years, the Blazers might not have an ice hockey team for the season.
While students were away, Blair got some long-awaited refurbishing and improvements, including new security cameras and a modernized air conditioning system. Here are some of the changes to Blair that took place over the summer.
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