The A-Blast

Are designer babies a good idea?

Luke Elkins, Editorials Editor

December 18, 2018

Imagine a world where parents are able to pick and choose the traits they want for their child. You could choose their eye color, hair color, height, gender, and any factor determined by genes. This could be the new reality...

Why it should be “Merry Christmas” and not “Happy Holidays”

Patrick Brown, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Every winter, a conflict reignites. A “War on Christmas” is raged every December. The topic of discussion is whether or not it is appropriate to say Merry Christmas. In our parents’ time and even in our older siblings’ time, ...

Trump email hypocrisy

Trump email hypocrisy

November 30, 2018

Should FCPS make holiday breaks longer?

Marian Osman, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Going to school for consecutive months can get overwhelming. This might cause students many health issues if they don’t begin to take care of themselves and value their health over their academics. A solution to this issue is...

The 2018 midterms bring about mixed results

Elias Moura and Jude Nanaw

November 13, 2018

Election night was exciting. The night started with people thinking Republicans were going to defy all expectations of political gravity. By the time the night was over, it looked sort of like what most people predicted. The...

How hazing leads to death

Abel Samson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Have you ever thought about what hazing is or how it originated? Hazing is broadly known as a type of initiation for newcomers participating in clubs or sports in both high school and college. Hazing is nothing new. Fraternities...

Hazing leads to death

Abel Samson, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Have you ever thought about what hazing is or how it originated? Hazing is broadly known as a type of initiation for newcomers participating in clubs or sports in both high school and college. Hazing is nothing new. Fraternities...

Should Microwaves Be Allowed In The Cafeteria For Student Use

Wenslie T. Kodua, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Microwaves are prohibited from school grounds due to being a heat regulator. Therefore, during most lunches, students may choose to not eat at all due to the unappetizing food that the cafeteria provides to students. Some may ...

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