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Why do students cheat?

Why do students cheat?

April 12, 2019

Struggling to study?

Suad Mohamed, In-Depth Editor

April 12, 2019

One of the top reasons that people cheat is not because they are bad people with no morals. Sometimes, people do not have the study skills or knowledge to help them succeed on their own. Whether one has focus issues or does...

Don’t make a mistake

Anonymous, Special to the A-Blast

April 12, 2019

The day that I got caught cheating in my English class was one of the worst days of my life. It was supposed to be another easy summative assignment. However, it was not the first time that I had cheated in that class, and...

Today’s youth turning into teenior citizens

Suad Mohamed, In-Depth Editor

April 2, 2019

In the U.S., the problem of obesity, specifically child-obesity, is only accelerating. The reason why? Americans lead a life that is way too sedentary. All people do all day is go to work or school and come home and sit al...

Top five physical benefits of exercising

Henry Hoang, In-Depth Editor

April 2, 2019

The sun is shining on a nice breezy day. The sky is blue and clear and there is nothing to do. You plan to think out your day and exercising comes across your mind, but it was for just a second. Exercising has many benefits physically. Being...

Top five mental benefits of exercising

Suad Mohamed, In-Depth Editor

April 2, 2019

It’s no doubt that people focus more on the physical aspect of exercise. It basic common sense since exercise is a physical activity. But that does not mean that the mental aspect of exercise should be ignored. People...

How free is speech in schools?

Suad Mohamed, In-Depth Editor

February 28, 2019

Just last month, a group of student journalists from Virginia and their advisers visited the Virginia Capitol Building to fight for their right to say whatever they want in their respective newspapers. With the help of V.A....

Take caution with your words

Suad Mohamed, In-Depth Editor

February 28, 2019

One quick scroll through my timeline on Twitter and I see at least three people cursing each other out and spreading verbal harassment in a back and forth manner. People even go as far as to spread libelous things about one...

Limiting speech stifles students

Casey Nguyen, Managing Editor

February 28, 2019

You turn on the radio. Your favorite song by J. Cole is playing, but the audio cuts out at all the curse words. You go to school and read a book with adult themes for your English class. Everyone dances around the odd situation,...

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