Tagged: Iyanu Bishop

Mary Beth Tinker speaks at Blair

By Neva Taylor | March 2, 2017, 1:41 p.m. | In Local »

Mary Beth Tinker spoke in the auditorium during fifth and sixth lunches on Feb. 22. She was invited to speak to by OneBlair, a student run activist group, about her famous free speech case, Tinker v. Des Moines and what it means to her to be able to have the same rights in and out of the classroom.

Trump round-up: January - February 2017

By Mehana Daftary | Feb. 28, 2017, 11:11 p.m. | In National »

President Donald Trump was elected to office on Nov. 9, 2016 and sworn into office on Jan. 20 2017. In just over a month of presidency, he has instituted many policies directly affecting Blair's students and their families.

'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.

A week at Blair's Interracial Dialogue

By Nate Bodner | Nov. 30, 2016, 1:45 p.m. | In Local »

Starting Monday November 14, students gathered in the media center after school for a week to talk and engage in meaningful dialogue about race. Students also utilized this time to organize and plan the next step following the walk out.

The play's the thing

By Eleanor Cook | Nov. 22, 2016, 12:57 p.m. | In Plays »

In this modern-day rendition of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, complete with selfies and sweater vests, Blair theater brings Hamlet to life. With a wonderful cast and set, the play is two-hours well-spent.

New report shows alienation among black youth in Montgomery County

By Randima Herath | Nov. 12, 2015, 1:11 p.m. | In Local »

The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region released a report examining the causes of disconnection from school and work among Montgomery County black youths in order to recommend a more comprehensive strategy for narrowing the achievement gap

Off the rack

By Zewde Ingram | May 19, 2015, 10:09 p.m. | In Features »

Blair students are often decked in apparel from stores like Forever 21, H&M and American Apparel. However, some Blazers have decided to set themselves apart from the conventional fashion by making their clothes themselves.

"Fiddler on the Roof" brings down the house

By Eleanor Linafelt, Nicholas Shereikis | April 29, 2015, 12:59 p.m. | In Plays »

Yet again, Blair theater has brought together an incredibly talented cast, exquisite costuming, authentic music and a well-designed set to their performance of this year's spring musical, "Fiddler on the Roof."

Coils, kinks and curls, oh my!

By Neida Mbuia Joao | April 21, 2015, 1:16 p.m. | In Features »

In a world where European beauty standards reign supreme it can be much harder for young black women and girls to embrace their non-European features.

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