The A-Blast

New CDC survey announces that teens are taking less risks

Jamileh Hamadeh, Staff Writer

January 27, 2018

Should teens stop risking it? A CDC survey that was recently released shows that a large amount of high school teenagers are declining the amount of risky behavior they are getting involved in after seeing some harsh consequences....

Vegans and vegetarians celebrate Thanksgiving

Khadija Ahmed, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Thanksgiving is customarily associated with turkey and has been for centuries on end, dating back to 1621 during which colonist William Bradford noted in his journal of others hunting wild turkeys in autumn of that year. But wha...

What you need to know about protein powder

Jamileh Hamadeh, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Protein powder is used by many of our annandale students. Senior, Ian Marburger, is one of them. “I started using protein powder around the same time I started lifting because I saw all the big guys at the gym using it too,”...

Going meatless

Going meatless

November 20, 2017

What do the cancer ribbons represent?

Rachel Shogren, Health Editor

October 25, 2017

Breast Cancer After the first Susan G. Komen walk in 1991, they distributed pink ribbons to patients and survivors and it stuck. Pediatric Cancer In 1990, The Childhood Cancer Organization chose gold because ...

Tasty and healthy options to snack on

Rachel Shogren, Health Editor

September 28, 2017

Most people binge eat chips, candy, pizza, ice cream or something else that is really bad for your body. Healthy options are not only tastier but better for you. These options don’t contain as much fat, sodium or carbs as the...

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