Hannah Lynn

Name: Hannah Lynn
Position: Online Managing Editor
Graduation Year: 2013
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Stories (51)

SCO Says: Prom, TV and other shenanigans

By Hannah Lynn, Stacy Mathew, Mimi Verdonk | March 18, 2013, 8:14 p.m. | In Humor »

Your experts are back, telling you how to properly live your life. Good advice is not guaranteed in the slightest.

Local PTAs advocate for gun control

By Hannah Lynn | March 6, 2013, 1:29 p.m. | In Local »

On Feb. 26, the Blair Cluster's "School Safety and Sensible Gun Policies" resolution was presented to the Montgomery County Council of Parent Teacher Associations (MCCPTA). The resolution, sponsored by committee co-chairs Ed Feigen and Ina Schonberg, aims to increase gun control and improve mental health policies.

Couch Potato: Whose line? It's about time!

By Hannah Lynn | March 5, 2013, 10:23 a.m. | In Television »

The year is 2006. Dedicated television viewers are devastated that both "Arrested Development" and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" are coming to an end. If only we could send a letter back in time to these grief-ridden people and let them know that both of these shows will return in 2013.

How to survive senioritis

By Hannah Lynn | Feb. 14, 2013, 7:51 p.m. | In Humor »

It's that time of the year when the holiday season is finished and there it feels like there is little to look forward to in February and March. However, for seniors, it also means the first semester is over and most college applications have been submitted. This can only mean one thing: senioritis is beginning to set in.

R.I.P. "30 Rock"

By Hannah Lynn | Jan. 31, 2013, 6:04 p.m. | In Television »

R.I.P., "30 Rock" -- and by rest in peace, I mean: get ready to be watched over and over again on Netflix. Here is a list of the top seven moments (one per season) at 30 Rockefeller Center.

Don't look back

By Hannah Lynn | Nov. 29, 2012, 9:24 a.m. | In News Blog »

Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will decide whether or not to take on the case of Proposition 8. If the court does choose to hear the case, they could make a decision that would affect not just California, but the whole country.

Is Black Friday ruining Thanksgiving?

By Hannah Lynn | Nov. 22, 2012, 12:32 p.m. | In Humor »

Get your priorities straight; shopping should not come before precious Thanksgiving family time (or even more precious arguing-with-family time)

Maryland statewide ballot questions: the big three

By Hannah Lynn | Nov. 2, 2012, 7:18 p.m. | In National »

Along with voting for president, Maryland voters get to vote on the state's DREAM act, Marriage Equality bill and Gaming Expansion bill.

When heaps of candy just won't do

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 14, 2012, 4:08 p.m. | In Recipes »

Halloween is almost here! If candy isn't enough for you, SCO is providing some tasty recipes sure to fulfill all your cravings.

RECAP: Presidential debate highlights, Obama vs. Romney vs. Lehrer

By Brittany Cheng, Hannah Lynn | Oct. 4, 2012, 10:24 p.m. | In National »

For those who haven't watched the debate, Silver Chips Online has compiled a list of the good, the bad and the just plain sassy. Here's a rundown of the Top 10 boldest statements of the night.

SCO Says: Need Advice?

By Hannah Lynn, Stacy Mathew, Mimi Verdonk | Oct. 2, 2012, 8:40 p.m. | In Ask Chips »

Need advice? Luckily, Silver Chips Online is here to answer all of your questions!

We love television: 2012 Emmy Predictions

By Temi Ibirogba, Hannah Lynn | Sept. 21, 2012, 6:07 p.m. | In Television »

This Sunday, Jimmy Kimmel will host the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards on ABC. Here's a list of our winner predictions.

2012 Presidential Election candidates on key issues

By Brittany Cheng, Hannah Lynn | Sept. 17, 2012, 7:53 p.m. | In National »

Here at Silver Chips Online, we've taken the liberty to read and sum up both major parties' 2012 platforms, so you don't have to.

County libraries receive extended hours

By Hannah Lynn | Sept. 13, 2012, 11:20 a.m. | In Local »

Starting Sept. 16, Montgomery County Public Libraries will extend the hours of operation of several of its branches.

"You better redneckognize!"

By Hannah Lynn, Stacy Mathew | Sept. 3, 2012, 9:02 p.m. | In Television »

Televisions across America were blessed this summer with TLC's new reality show, "Here comes Honey Boo Boo." If you have not heard of this little wonder, then it's time to stop being so active and just be a couch potato for a minute...or thirty.

Remembering the forgotten holiday

By Hannah Lynn | May 27, 2012, 7:08 p.m. | In Connections Blog »

It's the last weekend in May, which means that means schools close for a day, public pools open for the summer and, most importantly, malls are filled with sales. But wait, if these few days are meant for relaxation, then why do we call it Memorial Day Weekend? Oh yeah.

A (hilarious) end of an era

By Hannah Lynn | May 21, 2012, 3:36 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Gilly, the Target Lady, Penelope and Junice. These are all well-known characters portrayed by Kristen Wiig on "Saturday Night Live" (SNL). The show's season finale this past Saturday ended with a farewell to Wiig after having appeared on the show for seven seasons.

Facebook frustration

By Hannah Lynn | May 13, 2012, 1:56 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

On May 2, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley signed legislation making Maryland the first state to ban employers from requiring employees to give them their Facebook passwords. The bill will protect personal privacy and ensure that an employee isn't forced to hand over access to his or her account. Other states should follow suit in protecting personal privacy and ensuring that social media and work remain separate.

Google on your face

By Hannah Lynn | April 30, 2012, 12:58 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

When Google announced plans to manufacture a pair of glasses with their technology in it, the idea seemed like an invention in a sci-fi movie. When they came out with a video previewing what the glasses will eventually be able to do, the public was fascinated. Then when a Google engineer appeared on "Charlie Rose" wearing the glasses, explaining them and taking a picture of Rose as he spoke, the futuristic plan became a reality.

Clean up, clean up, everybody everywhere

By Hannah Lynn | April 15, 2012, 3:32 p.m. | In Humor »

It's hard to say that any teenager is an expert at cleaning, but SCO will try its hardest to give sound advice.

The movie on fire

By Hannah Lynn | March 26, 2012, 7:25 p.m. | In Movies »

"The Hunger Games's" gripping action and solid acting help the movie live up to all the hype.

Uneasiness is a warm gun

By Hannah Lynn | March 23, 2012, 7:37 a.m. | In News Blog »

Ever since Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Florida on Feb. 26, people across the country have been protesting that killing was based on racial discrimination or hostility towards teenagers. People are focusing on community watch-guard George Zimmerman's arrest and the legality of the whole issue, which should be done in any crime of this sort, but many are missing the big picture: why was he so scared of Martin that he felt the need to shoot?

March WoMadness

By Hannah Lynn | March 17, 2012, 4:49 p.m. | In Features »

Since it was first proclaimed "Women's History Month" in 1987, March has been about celebrating significant women in history and highlighting their important accomplishments. This month there are events all over the country that honor women, but Washington, D.C. has an especially large array of festivities that call attention to the women who have helped shape the world.

Out with the old

By Hannah Lynn | March 3, 2012, 8:37 a.m. | In Op/Ed »

Election years bring controversial issues to the forefront of national debate and this year gay marriage is fueling much of the discussion. However, there seems to be a pattern: as more people oppose gay rights, more people fight back.

Be careful what you search for

By Hannah Lynn | Feb. 29, 2012, 9:08 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

At what point does it become a violation of privacy for major search engines such as Google to track our Internet activities?

Blair ice hockey falls to Washington County

By Hannah Lynn | Feb. 26, 2012, 12:48 p.m. | In Blair »

Washington County (WC) (16-2-1) beat out the Blair ice hockey team (12-4-0) in a playoff matchup on Friday night. Despite strong defense and powerful goalkeeping, Blair was unable to score in the first two periods and lost by a final score of 5-1.

Ice hockey rams Richard Montgomery

By Hannah Lynn | Feb. 15, 2012, 6:20 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair ice hockey (12-3) defeated the Richard Montgomery (RM) Rockets on Tuesday night by a final score of 6-1. A game characterized by strong goalkeeping, intense defense and enthusiastic fans, the Blazers won their first playoff game by a wide margin.

Great textbooks…if you're the 1%

By Hannah Lynn | Feb. 2, 2012, 12:57 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

The iBooks 2 application was launched to support the volume of textbooks will feature books from major publishers, as well as an application that allows someone to easily write and format a textbook directly for the iPad.

A "Green"-er side of life

By Hannah Lynn | Jan. 30, 2012, 9:48 p.m. | In Features »

Author John Green, along with his brother Hank, lead the newest group founded on literary enthusiasm: the Nerdfighters. These Blazers aren't afraid to be different and embrace their nerdy side.

Ice hockey pummels Poolesville

By Hannah Lynn | Jan. 29, 2012, 2:55 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair ice hockey (6-2) defeated the Poolesville Griffins on Friday night by a final score of 10-0. Teamwork and communication were key to the Blazers' large margin of victory.

Blair ice hockey bashes Richard Montgomery

By Hannah Lynn | Jan. 15, 2012, 5:35 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair ice hockey (5-2) defeated the previously unbeaten Richard Montgomery Rockets (5-1) on Friday by a final score of 5-2. Strong goalkeeping, an aggressive offensive and a strong desire to win helped propel the team to victory.

And the Winner is...

By Hannah Lynn | Jan. 14, 2012, 9:32 p.m. | In Movies »

For those movie lovers out there, we've come up with a list of predictions for who will win the Golden Globes' "big" awards (but, of course, Ricky Gervais hosting for the third time is really all that matters).

Alternative celebrations

By Hannah Lynn | Dec. 26, 2011, 4:04 p.m. | In Features »

For some Blazers, the holiday season doesn't involve the conventional traditions that most of their peers follow. With activities ranging from festive parades to searching for the best place to hide a gift, how do these Blazers celebrate the holiday season in unconventional ways?

Blair hosts alumni panel assembly

By Hannah Lynn | Dec. 24, 2011, 2:22 p.m. | In Local »

On Thursday, Blair hosted an panel of recent graduates in the auditorium during both lunches to provide students with insight into life after high school.

War, what is it good for?

By Hannah Lynn | Dec. 21, 2011, 12:43 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

On Dec. 15, the U.S. officially withdrew its last troops from Iraq, but the war didn't have a grand conclusion that left the public cheering.

Virginia Tech isn't a wreck

By Hannah Lynn | Dec. 14, 2011, 8:07 a.m. | In News Blog »

It was only logical for the students and staff at Virginia Tech to fear the worst on Thursday during their four-hour long lockdown.

Ice Hockey dominates DC Stars

By Hannah Lynn | Dec. 4, 2011, 5:14 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair ice hockey (1-1) beat out the DC Stars with a final score of 9-1 on Friday night. Strong defense, solid goalkeeping, and an explosive offense allowed Blair to gain an early advantage, leading to a big victory.

More debt, more problems

By Hannah Lynn | Nov. 22, 2011, 6:54 p.m. | In News Blog »

During tough economic times, you'd expect the nation's politicians to come up with a solution to help get the country back on its feet, right? Well this is Congress we're talking about here so that's probably not going to happen.

Blair cheerleaders earn second at Counties

By Hannah Lynn | Nov. 16, 2011, 11:06 p.m. | In News »

The Blair cheerleaders took second place out of eight squads at the Montgomery County Division II cheerleading competition on Saturday at Blair. The cheerleaders also won the spirit award for the seventh year in a row.

One for all

By Hannah Lynn | Nov. 8, 2011, 10:15 p.m. | In Plays »

The Montgomery Blair Players presented "The Three Musketeers" on their opening night on Friday. Based on the widely known French novel, the play showcased talented acting and sword fighting, and many laughs.

Nothing to judge here, folks

By Hannah Lynn | Nov. 4, 2011, 8:01 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

People have always been fascinated by celebrity weddings and this year was no exception: the royal wedding held the public's interest for months and the Kardashian wedding was featured endlessly on TV and in magazines. But one wedding drew a different kind of attention.

Blair ranked Silver Medal School

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 16, 2011, 9:24 p.m. | In Local »

Blair ranked as one of 461 Silver Medal Schools on the U.S. News rankings released September 27. According to the U.S. News website, 21,786 high schools from 48 states, including D.C., were analyzed.

Don't follow Shakespeare's advice

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 10, 2011, 6:49 p.m. | In Movies »

"The Ides of March" is a captivating political drama about integrity and loyalty (plus a little charm), that is chock-full of quality acting and inspired cinematography.

2012 GOP candidates or… traveling circus?

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 6, 2011, 3:59 p.m. | In News Blog »

The republican presidential candidates have been debating each other since May, but sometimes they seem more like "Saturday Night Live" characters than people actually running for office.

A television dilEMMY

By Hannah Lynn | Sept. 21, 2011, 1:11 p.m. | In Television »

This SCO entertainment expert and award show lover decided to take the time to break down all aspects of this year's awards, from the performers to the trophy winners.

National Merit and National Achievement Scholarship semifinalists announced

By Hannah Lynn | Sept. 21, 2011, 12:16 p.m. | In Local »

Forty-four seniors were named semifinalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program, and four more were named semifinalists in the Nation Achievement Scholarship Program.

Netflix tightens up

By Hannah Lynn | Sept. 12, 2011, 2:46 p.m. | In Entertainment »

DVDs delivered directly to your home in the mail, thousands of movies available streaming directly to your computer, television, or mobile device, all for the price of $16 a month. Sounds awesome right? Apparently not.

SlutWalk D.C. draws attention to rape victim treatment

By Hannah Lynn | Aug. 17, 2011, 10:37 p.m. | In Local »

On Saturday, hundreds of men and women from the Metro area participated in SlutWalk D.C. 2011. The march brought attention to the issues of rape victim blaming, saying it the victim's fault for getting assaulted, and slut shaming, blaming the victim's attire or behavior for getting assaulted, toward sexual assault victims. Aside from bringing people together over a common issue, the SlutWalk aimed to address other issues regarding sexual assault victims' treatment, such as drafting new reproductive health service legislation and encouraging all D.C. hospitals to provide access to rape kits, according to the event's website.

Another battle won for "Captain America”

By Hannah Lynn | July 26, 2011, 4:08 p.m. | In Movies »

Genetic mutations, massive explosions, a hideous villain, a beautiful love interest, impressive special effects; "Captain America” has all the ingredients of a modern-day blockbuster.

A magical legacy

By Hannah Lynn | July 17, 2011, 5:31 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

As hundreds of people lined up to see the midnight showing of the finale to the Harry Potter series, they began to look back on the series and its greatness.

The power of big business

By Hannah Lynn | June 27, 2011, 9:49 a.m. | In Op/Ed »

The Wal-mart vs. Dukes decision, which is considered to be a landmark ruling, will only give rich and powerful businesses precedent in future sex discrimination cases.

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Photo: Candy Corn Cookies

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

1. Put the dough into three different bowls and dye them.

Photo: Candy Corn Cookies

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

2. Stack the three layers into a loaf.

Photo: Candy Corn Cookies

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

3. Cut the loaf into pieces 1-2 inches thick.

Photo: Candy Corn Cookies

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

5. When the cookies are done, get crazy with frosting, sprinkles and real candy corn.

Photo: Candy Corn Cookies

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

4. Cut the pieces into triangles and place them on a cooking sheet.

Photo: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

After carving the pumpkin, scoop out all the seeds into a bowl.

Photo: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Put the seeds on a cooking sheet and bake until they look delicious.