Lifestyle

The Kennedy Center's star

By Absa Fall | Oct. 15, 2018, 9:04 p.m. | In Features »

"Dance is really a human form of communication and is a language that everyone understands. I think that's what makes it very special."


Q&A with Claudia Canales

By Sam Kulp | Oct. 15, 2018, 8:46 p.m. | In Features »

Canales, the Latino Community Liaison for Montgomery County


SCOrumptious: Empanadillas

By Madeleine Tilley | Oct. 14, 2018, 10:01 p.m. | In Food »

How to make your own empanadillas


Gallery: La Pupuseria Perfecta para cada Paladar y Bolsillo

By Young-Bin Lee | Oct. 11, 2018, 8:49 a.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

Las mejores restaurantes salvadoreños en el área https://silverchips.mbhs.edu/content/la-pupuseria-perfecta-para-cada-paladar-y-bolsillo-31317/


Hispanic Heritage Month heralds unity and pride in Hispanic Blazers

By Emmy Song | Oct. 10, 2018, 8:46 a.m. | In Features »

Blazers celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


Features

Teachers fight for fair wages

By Tiara Oldfield | April 8, 2018, 4:37 p.m.

Why West Virginia's teachers went on strike for nine days


Why Online School?

By Emma Markus | April 5, 2018, 8:42 p.m.

"At the time I was dealing with a combination of depression, anxiety, an eating disorder and an unhealthy relationship," explains sophomore Ruby Farber who recently returned to Blair after a semester of online schooling.


Women make history

By Mahnaz Habib | March 22, 2018, 3:09 p.m.

An account of the unrecognized and influential women in honor of Women's History Month


The come up of eSports

By Tiara Oldfield | March 16, 2018, 2:04 p.m.

The inevitable rise of competitive video gaming


Girls' advocacy at Blair

By Sneha Ojha Tiara Oldfield | March 8, 2018, 7:50 p.m.

A look into the girl empowerment clubs at Blair


Entertainment

The House with a Clock in its Walls is right on time for Halloween

By Sophia Lucarelli | Sept. 29, 2018, 7:20 p.m. | In Movies »

This season brings a perfect movie for families looking for a fun holiday scare


Mission: Impossible - Fallout climbs to towering new heights

By Emmy Song | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:42 p.m. | In Movies »

The series' sixth installment does the impossible: surpassing all of its predecessors


Hotel Transylvania 3 in two words: "frankly unremarkable"

By Jasmine Ali | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:37 p.m. | In Movies »

Hotel Transylvania 3 brings audience a contrived plot with dull animation


Ant Man and the Wasp shrinks away from the success of its predecessor

By Sam Kulp | Sept. 3, 2018, 8:18 p.m. | In Movies »

The latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe does not live up to the hype.


A Meg(a) Disappointment

By Shifra Dayak | Sept. 3, 2018, 8:08 p.m. | In Movies »

The flick is too predictable and cliched to hold audiences' attention


Food

Hen Quarter delights eyes, not stomachs

By Tiara Oldfield | Dec. 15, 2017, 2:34 p.m.

Tucked away behind the large stairway in the center of Downtown Silver Spring is Hen Quarter, a local Southern food chain with other locations in Alexandria and D.C.


The Takoma Bev Co is anyone's cup of tea (but mostly coffee)

By Sneha Ojha | Oct. 5, 2017, 7:44 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

The Takoma Park Beverage Company (Takoma Bev Co) is a local restaurant located in Old Town Takoma Park, between a vision center and a post office. Takoma Bev Co was co-founded by Christopher Brown, a former biology teacher at Montgomery Blair High School.


Around the world in one week: exploring D.C.'s restaurant scene

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Aug. 9, 2017, 1:50 p.m.

Every year, summer break provides the perfect opportunity to travel and explore, whether it be a one day road trip to a nearby beach, or an adventurous month spent hiking in the mountains. However, traveling doesn't always need to entail patiently packing away clothing, browsing online for the best hotels or spending hours searching for flight availability.


Cheap Eats in Silver Spring

By Pedraam Faridjoo | June 14, 2017, 2:11 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

You're walking down the street as the pangs of hunger begin to settle in, but there are only a few meager bills in your pocket. Everyone's been there. Sometimes hunger strikes at the most inopportune time.


Jelly-icious

By Neva Taylor | Feb. 26, 2017, 3:07 p.m.

Doughnuts can be too sweet, too messy, and too oily. But, I've decided to be gracious and give doughnuts a chance.