Tagged: protests


“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


Rallies for reopening businesses are detrimental and dangerous

By Billy Scott | June 18, 2020, 8:56 p.m. | In Opinions »

Reopening rallies put all protesters and non-protestors at risk and aren't anywhere near worth the risk of human lives


MoCo students welcome students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

By Rebecca Wessel, Oreet Zimand, Amy Forsbacka | Feb. 27, 2018, 9:59 p.m. | In Local »

On Monday evening, Montgomery Blair High School hosted a town hall meeting for Montgomery County (MoCo) high school students to meet and talk to students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. took place.


Break the mold: A look back at the Women's March

By Sandeep David | May 19, 2017, 8:37 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

January 21, 2017 marked the second-highest Metro ridership and highest weekend Metro ridership in history, the primary reason for which being the Women's March On Washington. The Women's March was the biggest protest in American history, with millions of people raising their voices in solidarity. Even with its record-setting attendance and progressive message, the prevalence of white feminism overpowered other voices that matter.


'Nasty Women' storm the capital

By Ellie Williams | Feb. 2, 2017, 11:28 p.m. | In National »

More than half a million people gathered in the nation's capital to march in the Women's March on Washington on Saturday, Jan. 21.


Inauguration day protests struggle to obtain permits

By Maniza Habib | Jan. 9, 2017, 1:04 p.m. | In Local »

Groups seeking to protest on Inauguration day, or around that time, are struggling to obtain permits to march on National Park Service grounds and other public property.


Students walk out in protest

By Amy Forsbacka, Eleanor Cook, Pedraam Faridjoo, Lauren Frost, Randima Herath | Nov. 14, 2016, 1:29 p.m. | In Local »

Hundreds of Montgomery Blair students left campus on Nov. 14 to participate in a national protest against President-elect Donald Trump.


The Need for Police Demilitarization

By Kalin Vassilev | Sept. 15, 2014, 12:56 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The events of St. Louis show a very disturbing reality that contradicts this purpose, and something must be done to change the police force before any more Americans suffer as a result.


NewsChips: Rape of Indian woman causes protests around the world

By Sarika Ramaswamy | Jan. 4, 2013, 3:17 p.m. | In News Blog »

On Saturday, a 23-year-old female student in India died from the injuries inflicted upon her after she was gang raped. The men accused of raping her go on trial this week.


"Innocence" video guilty of murder

By Grace Hill | Sept. 26, 2012, 7:56 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Earning over 14 million views and 110 thousand dislikes, the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" has done more than capture the Muslim population's attention - it has caused at least 30 deaths and riots in more than 40 countries.


'Merica, the beautiful

By Richard Chen | May 16, 2012, 12:36 p.m. | In News Blog »

On May 8, we became less of a country as North Carolina passed a constitutional ban on gay marriage. Instead of America, we should drop the "A" and call ourselves "'Merica," a crude and tacky denomination of our country that better reflects dogmatic beliefs getting more weight than public opinion. With North Carolina's amendment, we give one more reason why European nations such as France, Portugal and Sweden think we're dumb.


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