The A-Blast

Peer tutoring proves to be self rewarding

December 10, 2009

As senior Susan Al-Suqi pushes open the gym door, a feeling of pride washes over her: the realization that during her R7 class she will help someone who she would have otherwise never have met. Her R7 peer tutoring class is one...

Sean McKinney makes a splash at LSU signing

November 20, 2009

It was no ordinary morning for Senior Sean McKinney, an extraordinary student athlete.  November 12, 2009 was the date of his signing ceremony, a service that signified the beginning of his future as a diver.  Former teachers,...

Presenting in the name of prevention of STDS

November 10, 2009

All to often, students join clubs to hang out with friends or boost their chances of getting into a top university. These students don’t fully dedicate themselves to the club or the cause it is supporting. They take advanta...

Saving the world, one shoebox at a time

November 10, 2009

Christmas is a time of giving. But all too often, children today lose sight of what is important during this time. Rather than focusing on helping others, they worry about getting the latest Coach purse or the newest Now CD. ...

Fighting flames for the Annandale community

November 10, 2009

Young boys around the country stare wide-eyed at roaring red fire engines. Their hearts pound when they see one of the brave men or women, in their boots and yellow suits, exit the engine. No one can deny that this profession...

Powderpuff Smash

October 9, 2009

With homecoming drawing near, the air is thick with the anticipation of fun and football. Touchdowns, touchbacks and turnovers are on the minds of many athletes as the big game gets closer. But this year the Friday homecoming...

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