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Should teens date in high school? -No

Yabi Bereket and Kimberly Vaides, Staff Writer and In-Depth Editor

February 21

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A relationship is between two individuals who devote time, commitment, share their difficulties and happiness with one another. Can you imagine sharing a part of your life while trying to get your life together? A relation...

Should teens date in high school -Yes

Casey Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 21

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Love and attraction can be strange and mysterious concepts, particularly while you are in high school. We are still in the prime years of our lives, barely understanding the true meanings of intimacy and responsibility. Our who...

The fault in our stars

Anonymous, Special to The A-Blast

February 21

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His words etched within my mind; "you make it seem like you did nothing even though you basically did everything to ruin what I had with you." It is engraved with his forgotten promise of "I'll never hurt or leave you." F...

What makes you beautiful

Casey Nguyen, Staff writer

January 26

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When looking at ourselves in the mirror, most of us worry. Either it is occasionally or frequently, there is always something about our body that we would like to change. Maybe “I’m too skinny.” “I’m too short.” “My br...

How distractions can affect our reactions

Casey Nguyen, Staff writer

January 26

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For most adults, driving is like second nature. Just like breathing, it has become a natural instinct that they don’t think about when completing. For teenagers, like ourselves, driving is a whole new experience that we have yet to ...

Media and its impact on our body image

Ruth Mekonnen, In-Depth Editor

December 16

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There are more than 318 million people in the United States. 318 million different faces, body types, cultures, personalities, and yet none of this is evident while watching movies, commercials or TV shows. That's So Raven,...

Can’t a guy be confident?

Han Gyul Chang, Special to The A-Blast

December 16

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For me, the ideal man type is not to have a six pack, but you've got to be somewhat in shape. You have to have a nice jawline, eyes and perfect eyebrows. I think it would be nice if every guy was like that, but I'm sorry to break...

Can’t a girl love herself

Yabi Bereket, Staff Writer

December 16

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Many girls at school compare themselves to other girls. Some are brought down by the comments others makeabout their appearance. Sadaf Marzi, a sophomore, has often experienced judgemental comments about her body throughout her...

Should teens get tattoos? -No

Kimberly Vaides, In-Depth Editor

November 18

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As teenagers, the way we dress can reflect who we are, and creates a first impression.  It can be putting all our efforts to look the nice, or just not caring how we look, our appearance is our facade.  Tattoos...

Should teens get tattoos? -Yes

Sharon Sanchez, Staff Writer

November 18

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Everyone should be given the freedom to express themselves however they want.  Whether that be by the way they dress, act, or even if it has to do with some ink on their skin.  Tattoos can let us express ourselves...

Why this election is a joke

Sharon Sanchez, Staff Writer

October 13

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You don’t have to be passionate or extremely educated about politics to realize that this year’s election isn’t going as smoothly as some of us had hoped. It has actually taken a turn for the worse, or in other words, a...

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