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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...

Choose your words wisely

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February 23, 2012

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By Annie Tran: As an American teenager, swearing isn’t a question of morality, but rather a way of life. I can’t even count the number of times I’ve dropped an F-bomb or used a certain variation of the word poop. These...

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