Alexander Liu

Name: Alexander Liu
Position: Op-ed Editor
Graduation Year: 2024
Hi, I'm Alex (he/him) and I'll be a staff writer for SCO this year. I'm passionate about public policy and international relations. In my free time, I enjoy drawing and watching terrible rom-coms.

Stories (30)

“The Album” to avoid

By Alexander Liu | May 16, 2023, 2:01 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The Jonas Brothers’ sixth album is noticeably devoid of life

The rise of truancy and chronic absenteeism

By Alexander Liu | May 12, 2023, 1 p.m. | In Features »

MCPS struggles to contain a problem sweeping across the nation

Consume “Evil Dead Rise” while you can

By Alexander Liu | May 2, 2023, 8:08 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The Evil Dead series successfully resurrects itself yet again for its fifth iteration

Blair hosts annual STEM fair

By Alexander Liu | March 18, 2023, 11:33 p.m. | In News »

This year’s STEM fair included STEM clubs and honors societies

Author Sayantani Dasgupta visits Blair

By Alexander Liu | March 12, 2023, 3:53 p.m. | In News »

The author gave presentations at Blair as part of her new book tour

“Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey” is un-bear-able

By Alexander Liu | Feb. 23, 2023, 8:10 p.m. | In Entertainment »

A true dumpster fire of a film

No but really, what is a Blazer?

By Alexander Liu | Feb. 23, 2023, 8:09 p.m. | In Blogs »

Blair’s elusive mascot is full of mystery

MCPS’s budget is failing its students

By Alexander Liu | Feb. 1, 2023, 1:11 p.m. | In Opinions »

The county continues to squander money in all the wrong places

Lunar New Year at the Smithsonian

By Alexander Liu | Jan. 29, 2023, 9:26 p.m. | In Blogs »

Welcome to the Year of the Rabbit

All wrapped up

By Alexander Liu | Dec. 24, 2022, 1:41 p.m. | In Blogs »

It’s time to shake things up this holiday season

Don’t wait to dive into “Avatar: The Way of Water”

By Alexander Liu | Dec. 24, 2022, 12:07 p.m. | In Entertainment »

This action-packed return to Pandora is wildly entertaining

A helpful start to digital art

By Alexander Liu | Dec. 9, 2022, 1:34 p.m. | In Blogs »

A guide for beginners to get started in digital art

Race-based affirmative action’s time has come

By Alexander Liu | Nov. 23, 2022, 11:38 a.m. | In Opinions »

The Supreme Court is ending race-based affirmative action, and that’s a good thing

Board of Education candidates participate in Bethesda Beat forum

By Alexander Liu | Nov. 1, 2022, 2:35 p.m. | In News »

Candidates shared their views two weeks before the general election

Blair hosts gun safety assembly

By Alexander Liu | Oct. 28, 2022, 1:35 p.m. | In News »

The assembly highlighted the impact of gun violence on Montgomery County

Board of Education candidates discuss various issues in online forum

By Alexander Liu | Oct. 20, 2022, 4:44 p.m. | In News »

Topics ranged from teacher recruitment to school policing

MCPS antiracism audit reports inequities among students of color

By Alexander Liu, Maya Britto | Oct. 19, 2022, 1:05 p.m. | In Local »

The two-year study found students of color consistently reported lower satisfaction than their white peers.

Maryland Court of Appeals upholds decision to allow early counting of mail-in ballots

By Alexander Liu | Oct. 18, 2022, 5 p.m. | In News »

The decision was previously made in the Montgomery County Circuit Court

The Blazers snatch a win against the Bulldogs

By Alexander Liu, Lillian Paterson | Oct. 14, 2022, 4:03 p.m. | In Blair »

After a slow first half, the Blair girls’ varsity soccer team brought it back for a 4-2 win

Artificial intelligence has no place in art competitions

By Alexander Liu | Oct. 13, 2022, 6:24 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

AI provides unfair advantages to its users, undermining the spirit of competition.

MCPS transportation managers face embezzlement investigation

By Alexander Liu | Oct. 11, 2022, 4:16 p.m. | In News »

Maryland General Assembly details possible embezzlement in annual audit report

“Don’t Worry Darling,” it's okay

By Alexander Liu, Samuale Asefa | Oct. 7, 2022, 6:29 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Olivia Wilde’s newest movie is nothing special

The Blazers run up the score to double digits in home win against Paint Branch

By Alexander Liu, Lillian Paterson | Oct. 7, 2022, 1:53 p.m. | In Blair »

The Paint Branch Panthers were no match for the Blair girls varsity soccer team, dominating in a 10-0 win

The Blazers clinch a win against the Wheaton Knights

By Alexander Liu, Lillian Paterson | Sept. 28, 2022, 5:01 p.m. | In Blair »

Despite a rocky start, the Blair girls soccer team ended the game strong with a 5-2 victory

Blair girls' soccer slays Blake Bengals in blowout win

By Alexander Liu, Lillian Paterson | Sept. 16, 2022, 12:36 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers' expert offense overpowered the Bengals' defense, dominantly winning 5-0

Quince Orchard outmaneuvers Blair girls soccer team

By Alexander Liu, Lillian Paterson | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:25 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers lose in a 1-2 game due to offensive shortcomings

Hitting the road

By Alexander Liu | Aug. 21, 2022, 11:50 a.m. | In Features »

A guide through the path to a driver’s license

Mechanical keyboards: bigger and better

By Alexander Liu | Aug. 12, 2022, 3:07 p.m. | In Blogs »

An easy way to make your home setup a lot more exciting

Now is exactly the wrong time to drastically cut defense spending

By Alexander Liu | July 28, 2022, 9:11 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

If anything, it’s time to focus more on national security

“Thor: Love And Thunder” is a shocking disappointment

By Alexander Liu | July 15, 2022, 1:38 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The newest Marvel movie is a frustrating blend of great action and bland storytelling

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Photo: Buddha Statue

By Alexander Liu | Jan. 29, 2023, 9:25 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

Ancient Chinese statue of the Buddha