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Why MCPS Should Teach Everyone to Code

Julia Lescht, Online Opinions Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Observer Opinion, Online Exclusives, Opinions

Technology. It's the wave pushing future progress. Infinite sources of information--both credible and incredible--are available at the click of a button. Robots are taking over the jobs of people everywhere you turn. Americans no longer need to leave their homes in order to get dinner. It makes somewhat...

Open Mic Night To Occur This Month

Lauren Roseman, Senior Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Arts, Online Exclusives

  The Slam Poetry Club, Forensics Club and Literary Magazine are holding an Open Mic Night on April 24, 2017.   According to Slam Poetry Club President Lauren Hassan, students will get a chance to show their artistic and literary skill on this night.   “People will read poe...

Kodak Black’s Album Paints a Unique Picture

Kyle Emery, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives

After releasing his first mixtape in December 2013 called, “Project Baby,” Kodak’s rise to fame has only sped up. Since then, he has produced 3 mixtapes each year, signing a deal with Atlantic Records in October 2015. Not only has he produced top rated mixtapes, but he has also debuted hit singles...

Midnight Album Mixes Melody and Meaning

Maya Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief
April 2, 2017
Filed under Arts, Music, Online Exclusives

British singer-song writer Lewis Watson released his sophomore album “Midnight” Mar. 25, and he’s never sounded better. His signature acoustic style blends perfectly with the heavier sounds of percussion, piano and electric guitar to create an album that has both beautiful melodies and creative...

Blast Infinity Continues to be Successful

Blast Infinity Continues to be Successful

Eliza Asbury, Features Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Arts, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

As the lights begin to dim in the CHS auditorium, singers scatter the stage and sparkling lights illuminate the dancers. The audience falls silent. Blast 28 Infinity has begun.   Similar to years past, the Blast crew led by director Matt Albright, chose a theme to echo throughout the whole sh...

Boys Lax Game 1 Recap and Season Preview

Boys Lax Game 1 Recap and Season Preview

Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller
March 26, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports

  https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-5-3-26-17-lacrosse-vs-heights-recap-season-preview Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller recap Boys Lacrosse's home opener win vs. The Heights and preview the rest of the Bulldogs' season. Included: Interview with junior attackman Harrison Gerber Game...

Nike Pro Hijabs Promote Inclusion and Equality

Nike Pro Hijabs Promote Inclusion and Equality

Nora Holland, Contest Manager
March 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Earlier this week, Nike released the ‘Pro Hijab,’ athletic hijabs for Muslim women. Set to come out in the spring of 2018, the new hijabs are made with breathable, light polyester so that Muslim women can wear a version of their traditional headscarves more fit for athletics. By releasing thi...

‘Moskau’ Dubbed Greatest Song Ever

‘Moskau’ Dubbed Greatest Song Ever

Nathan Deychman, Online Editor-in-Chief
March 24, 2017
Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

The persistent question of what the greatest song ever has plagued human thought for decades until now. The Observer is here to settle this debate once and for all. Moskau by Dschinghis Khan, released in 1979, is the greatest song of all time, plain and simple. Never heard of it? That’s alright,...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Julia Lescht, Public Relations Manager
March 22, 2017
Filed under News, News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

On Wednesday March 8th, people around the world celebrated International Women’s Day to commemorate the gender equality movement and to celebrate women’s economic, social, cultural and political achievements. Across the globe women celebrated in different ways, and this year the day’s message ...

Boardwalk Restaurant Opens in Montgomery Mall

Boardwalk Restaurant Opens in Montgomery Mall

Brandon Li, Business Manager
March 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Online Exclusives, Restaurants, Top Stories

Montgomery Mall’s new restaurant introduces a unique beach-style cuisine to the food court. Established in 1981, Boardwalk is located between Panda Express and Sarku Japan in the Mall. Boardwalk is a combination of a fast food restaurant and classic beach cuisine. The Montgomery Mall site opened ...

Logan Displays a Gritty Side of Wolverine

Logan Displays a Gritty Side of Wolverine

Emily Wang, Features Editor
March 19, 2017
Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Hugh Jackman’s final swan song as the beloved mutant Wolverine, “Logan”, is a fitting conclusion to his 17 years playing this character. Joining Deadpool in the trend of R-rated superhero movies, “Logan” delivers the uncensored version of Wolverine that the previous X-Men movies were never...

Great Wall Reveals More Than Meets the Eye

Great Wall Reveals More Than Meets the Eye

Joe Raab, Social Media Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives

When I first saw the trailer for The Great Wall, I was confused. What was Matt Damon doing in a movie about the Great Wall? What is this movie even about? I was a little skeptical as I walked into the theater, but all of my concerns were quickly washed away.   The movie is based on the adventures of Will...