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Punching through the pandemic

By Myles Feingold-Black | March 12, 2021, 11:05 a.m. | In Features »

What it's like to take karate classes during the pandemic


Blazer’s hopes for a new chapter in the United States

By Isabel Corvington | Feb. 25, 2021, 10:20 a.m. | In Features »

Blazers are hopeful for the new administration, and have different ideas for what the Biden administration should prioritize through their policies


Blair students demonstrate resilience

By Isabel Corvington | Feb. 19, 2021, 1:19 p.m. | In Features »

Blazers have made accomplishments in a variety of fields despite the COVID-19 pandemic


Blair remembers Tommy Raskin

By Joy Xu with Lilia Wong | Feb. 13, 2021, 5:03 p.m. | In Features »

Teachers, alumni, and friends reflect on the 25-year-old’s legacy


How the Blair community feels about reopening schools

By Isabel Corvington | Jan. 13, 2021, 10:31 a.m. | In Features »

Blair students and parents’ opinions on the MCPS reopening plan, who should go back to school first and how online learning is affecting them


Virtual college visits: A whole new process

By Tharindi Jayatilake | Jan. 11, 2021, 4:02 p.m. | In Features »

Despite COVID-19, seniors continue to "visit" colleges


It Takes a Village

By Myles Feingold-Black | Jan. 8, 2021, 3:51 p.m. | In Features »

Food banks and caring individuals help to feed families during the pandemic.


Behind the scenes of Innovate X

By Medhanit Desta | Jan. 5, 2021, 3:42 p.m. | In Features »

A look into Blair’s new chapter in the Entrepreneurship program.


Are Blazzzers getting enough sleep?

By Katalina Li | Dec. 17, 2020, 1 p.m. | In Features »

SCO investigates student sleep patterns during the pandemic.


Behind the scenes of the Blair ORACLE

By Joy Xu | Nov. 19, 2020, 9:17 p.m. | In Blair Connection »

Blair seniors analyze wins and losses of their ORACLE Presidential election forecast model


Suffering with and for us: How Blair's staff is adapting to the pandemic

By Luke Sanelli | Oct. 25, 2020, 10:26 a.m. | In Features »

Blair students may be surprised to hear that Blair staff members are having the same feelings of loneliness and isolation as they are


"This is nothing new"

By Medhanit Desta Myles Feingold-Black | Oct. 22, 2020, 10:11 a.m. | In Features »

Blazers react to the Breonna Taylor verdict


“Say his name! No justice! No peace!”

By Joy Xu | June 26, 2020, 1:58 p.m. | In Features »

Nationwide protests call for immediate tangible change


The LGBTQ+ community gains school curriculum representation

By Yuri Kim | June 25, 2020, 1:32 p.m. | In Features »

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) becomes one of the first school systems in the nation to approve of an LGBTQ+ studies course for its high school students.


Blazers' response to the lynching of Ahmaud Arbery

By Sophia Lucarelli | June 19, 2020, 10:48 a.m. | In Features »

In the afternoon of Feb. 23., Ahmaud Arbery was jogging when two residents of the neighborhood, Gregory McMichael and his son, Travis, presumed that Arbery resembled the suspect for the recent break-ins occurring in their neighborhood. They hunted him in their car, claimed that he attacked them, and shot him twice, killing him almost instantly.


Sanders' campaign suspension leaves teens conflicted

By Shifra Dayak | May 3, 2020, 12:26 a.m. | In Features »

Recent events led to conflict among progressives, the Democratic Party and more


A homemade alternative for preventing transmission

By Yuri Kim | April 29, 2020, 9:22 p.m. | In Features »

From reusing old materials to printing FDA approved designs, Blazers make face coverings for the COVID pandemic


Religious students making the most out of a global crisis

By Lucie Peyrebrune | April 21, 2020, 12:07 p.m. | In Lifestyle »

From Zoom Seders to virtual masses, religious families and organizations are getting creative when it comes to worshipping from home


School is still in session

By Yuri Kim | April 2, 2020, 9:31 p.m. | In Features »

Middle school teachers "strongly suggest" that students continue their work during the COVID-19 break


Building up a whole different world

By Joy Xu | Feb. 25, 2020, 9:38 a.m. | In Features »

Teachers take up side jobs ranging from starting businesses to waiting tables


Marching into the opportunity of a lifetime

By Joy Xu | Feb. 19, 2020, 9:04 a.m. | In Features »

Sophomore Ethan Shoham lands a spot with a nationally-acclaimed touring group


Fridays for Future

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Feb. 19, 2020, 9 a.m. | In Features »

Blair students participate in climate activism both in and out of school.


Blair's new National Society of Black Engineers chapter helps members find opportunities to excel

By Jasmine Ali | Feb. 19, 2020, 1:04 a.m. | In Features »

How the club helps people find ways to make connections in the STEM field


Girl Up prepares for talent show

By Jasmine Ali | Feb. 12, 2020, 11:47 a.m. | In Features »

The club hopes to highlight unconventional Blazer talents during the event


Jordan McAuliff anchorages climate activism living on a boat

By Jasmine Ali | Feb. 10, 2020, 6:36 p.m. | In Features »

How McAuliff braved the winter cold during her week-long protest

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