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Stop calling me “freshmen”

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March 21, 2012

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By Emily Yao: “Would you like a kid’s menu?” It’s a question I thought I would never hear after entering high school. Every time I go to a restaurant, the servers will ask me that same exact question, and it can be qui...

Education change you can believe in

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March 21, 2012

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By Eric Noh: As the 2012 presidential elections are rapidly approaching, it is time for Americans to evaluate the educational policies outlined by President Barack Obama since taking office in 2008. It should be noted that Ob...

The Oracle debates language testing: Fluent speakers are discriminated against on standardized tests

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March 19, 2012

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By Elsa Chu: When sitting in a French, Spanish, German, Chinese or Japanese class, there are always a few native speakers who sit at their desks and look constantly bored. A language class usually includes students who feel t...

Rely on your brain, not tech

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March 19, 2012

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By Annie Tran: Our generation truly is a paradox unto itself. We have grown up with a need for speed and a greed for success; it is a time of innovation and great change, but as with every great thing, there comes a catch. In ...

Senioritis epidemic is over stated

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March 19, 2012

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By Samantha Donat: I have spent the last 12 years of my life living as a “goody-two-shoes.” I rarely do anything considered “unproductive” after school, and I have recurring nightmares about being late for class or forge...

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