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FDA blood ban is unfounded and unjustified

FDA blood ban is unfounded and unjustified

By Parker Breza

March 18, 2015

Every year the BSM National Honor Society hosts a blood drive for Memorial Blood Center. Many students and faculty alike show their support by choosing to donate to the worthy cause. But, of course not everyone can donate; there are health and travel restrictions, among a variety of others, all in the...

‘The Normal Heart’ is an AIDS story that resonates

‘The Normal Heart’ is an AIDS story that resonates

By Aparna Verma, Catonsville HS, Catonsville, Md.

June 4, 2014

Back in '80s, the HIV/AIDS crisis was rising in New York City. More people, notably gay men, were afflicted by this terrible disease, and, in a time where there was little medical knowledge about this virus, the ordeal was quite frightening. Young men were dying, and the people just didn’t know why....