The A-Blast

Don’t make us wait

Ruth Mekonnen, Editorials Editor

April 10, 2018

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Now that many seniors have received news from their schools, there is still a small percentage that have been left behind. By putting teens in a waitlist-limbo, colleges have added another level of stress on these students. As...

Why we need to end promposals

Ruth Mekonnen, Editorials Editor

April 10, 2018

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Prom is arguably seen as the second most important event in a person’s life, first being marriage, and it is the perfect excuse to splurge out and feel like a king/queen for a night. However, it is really necessary that we spend...

The benefits to taking a gap year

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

April 10, 2018

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As seniors begin receiving the final round of college acceptances, there is a second option that is often not remembered: taking a gap year. A gap year is usually between senior year and college. During this time, people can...

Makeup brands need to be more inclusive

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

April 10, 2018

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There are many issues in the beauty industry. Underweight models, sexism, and unrealistic standards are just a few. But there is a specific one that seems to persist. Most companies do not offer products that can be used by people...

School is way too stressful

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

April 10, 2018

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The average high school teacher assigns 3.5 hours of homework per week. The typical high school student takes six classes, so that means that they receive 24.5 hours of homework weekly. This means that they don’t have much...

Companies respond to public outcry

Victor Torrico, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

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With all the shootings that have happened in the recent years, many businesses have been using these tragic incidents to increase their sale or to promote new devices. One major company that just came out that said they will...

We are the voice

We are the voice

March 14, 2018

Caught red-handed

March 12, 2018

The big issue with American healthcare

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

March 12, 2018

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When people talk about the issues with health care, there’s a lot to discuss. The lack of it, how expensive it is, how hard is to find the right one, and so on. But there is another issue that most people are oblivious about. Because...

Liberal arts programs eroding

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

March 12, 2018

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The world advances daily due to technology. As these changes occur, many people have developed a defective belief. Most have come to the conclusion that degrees and careers related to STEM (science, technology, engineering and...

America vs compromise

Noe Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

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It’s understood that bipartisanship is more for Congress than it is for the American Civilization, yet bipartisanship is the involvement of two opposing political parties agreeing or cooperating with each other on policies The...

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