The A-Blast

European Union passes controversial copyright law

Luke Elkins, Editorials Editor

April 8, 2019

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The future of the Internet in Europe faces a lot of uncertainty after the European Parliament passed Article 13, which sets new copyright restrictions in place on a lot of content. Essentially, it means sites such as YouTube,...

Senioritis plagues students

Elias Moura, Editorials Editor

March 20, 2019

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As the second semester rolls through the school year, many students are starting to show effects of the dreaded “senioritis”. It’s the time of year when students, reflect lazier and decreased performance in school. Students...

Celebrity slandering on TV is getting out of hand

Abel Samson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

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HBO is under fire for their documentaries such as Leaving Neverland, The Case Against Adnan Syed and Surviving R.Kelly for going against the decisions that the U.S. legal system made. These documentaries re-explore the cases and...

Privilege and the college admissions scandal

Jane Elkins, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

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A huge college admission scheme was unveiled on Tues. March 12 was the largest of its kind the Justice Department has ever seen, prosecutors said. The scheme involved at least 50 offenders across six states, millions of dollars...

New proposal to increase smoking age to 21

Jane Elkins, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

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Everyone knows about the recent “Vape Epidemic” that has invaded high schools all over the country. It’s not really surprising that new legislation was proposed to raise the legal age to consume tobacco from 18 to 21. But...

The media should wait to cover sexual assault allegations

Luke Elkins, Editorials Editor

February 28, 2019

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Major political sexual assault cases have been all over the news recently. Justin Fairfax, lieutenant governor of Virginia, is currently facing sexual assault allegations dating to his college years in the early 2000s from two...

Waste of a vote

Waste of a vote

February 28, 2019

Governor feeling the heat

Governor feeling the heat

February 5, 2019

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