The A-Blast

Keeping the game the same

November 9, 2009

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There seems to be a very obvious link between football collisions and brain injuries that has now caused the House Judiciary Committee on Brain Disease and Injuries to review the National Football Leagues medical records of pl...

Change in leadership for Virginia

November 9, 2009

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During the past couple of elections, the Democratic Party has claimed major victories including the election of President Barack Obama while the Republicans have taken more of a backseat in Washington. The Democrats have seemed co...

Texting between classes

November 9, 2009

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The bell rings.  As you make your way through the crowded school halls, you reach into your backpack and pull out your cell phone.  In the seven minutes that you have to get from class to class, you know that you need to co...

Budget cuts harm students

November 9, 2009

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Special to the A-Blast from PTSA We are all painfully aware of the economic realities that are impacting the nation our state, and our locality.  We have seen the preliminary reports and individually attended community dialogu...

Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize?

October 19, 2009

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Judging from his impressive track record, President Barack Obama seems to be a natural champion. Not only does he have two Grammy awards, a senatorial victory, and a successful presidential bid under his belt, but he occupies th...

Spirit week-ness needs a cure

October 19, 2009

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We got spirit yes we do.  We got spirit, how about you?  Of course we have spirit here at AHS, but the question is, do we really show it?  Every year, I anticipate the festivities of spirit week, in which students get to br...

Affirmative Action is racist

October 19, 2009

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America is the land of the free. We are a nation comprised of cultures that come from every corner of the earth. We are people who believe that every man is created equal, and therefore should be treated and judged as such. At...

Obama favors liberal media over Fox

September 23, 2009

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The road to having a bipartisan government, where Democrats and Republicans work side-by-side, is clearly not in the near future. It seems as if President Obama and the members of Congress announce everyday, that bipartisan co...

Steroid use needs to be specified

September 23, 2009

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According to Dictionary.com, a sport is defined as “an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess, often of a competitive nature, such as as racing, baseball, tennis, golf, bowling, wrestling, boxing, hunting, fishing,...

Small change would fill the stands

September 23, 2009

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The final point is scored… and the crowd goes wild!  Scratch that, the crowd of ten people cheers quietly.  At AHS home games , it’s not often that sports players hear the whooping and hollering of a rambunctious crowd. ...

Bin Laden in the background

September 23, 2009

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A newly released audiotape allegedly recorded by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden criticized the Obama administration’s continued war efforts in Afghanistan, urged a resurgence of jihad in Israel and called for renewed extremist...

“You lie!” sparks accusations of racism

September 17, 2009

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During a session of congress on September 16, 2009 South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson shouted out loud “You lie!” after President Obama made the statement saying “there are also those who claim that our reform efforts would ins...

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