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Pro: Sports Scholarships Should Stay

Is college admissions truly becoming an uphill battle in a rigged system that only favors recruited athletes? A system that seeks to disenfranchise youth from attending their dream school merely so some jocks can rough it out on the field with an unnecessary free education? An education that is much …

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Con: The Cost of College Sports Scholarships

Connor* is a first-year student at Harvard University. Lucas* is a first-year student at UCLA. Lucas applied to Harvard, but his GPA and SAT scores just weren’t quite outstanding enough to gain him entrance, never mind his hundreds of hospital internship hours, position as President of his school’s award-winning robotics …

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Boy Scouts: No Longer Just for Boys

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced on Oct. 12th that the organization will now include girls in their traditionally male-only program. In the beginning of 2018, girls will be able to participate in the Cub Scout program for elementary school aged youth. The local Dens will still be singularly …

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MC’s New Teachers Embrace the Sundevil Way

MC’s family got just a little bit bigger this year with the addition of several new teachers to the staff.  Rorye McFadden, Don Sheffler, Christine Modjahedpour, and Julia Spruil-Smith are the new Sundevil teaching staff that are excited to be here. “I’m excited for the kids, I know we are …

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C/O 2021 Leaving a Legacy

 As the 2017-2018 school year begins, the class of 2021 readily prepares for their high school journey with their new class presidents leading the way. Freshman President, Dakota Landry, and Freshman Vice President, Kyle Wood, are the first two males to be serving a class position in ASB history. “In …

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Crying: Weakness or Necessity?

I see nothing but blurriness. The only thing I am able to feel is my fingernails digging into the ground below me. I hear the muffled noise of my “rainy days” playlist changing the song. I am breaking. In another place, in the same moment, a different girl is laughing …

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Catalonia Pushes for Independence from Spain

On Oct. 1 the region of Catalonia in Spain held a referendum, as the citizens voted directly to decide whether or not they would move towards independence from Spanish rule. Catalonia is a territory in Spain that has a distinct culture and language. As one of the richer states of …

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