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Opioid epidemic runs rampant

91 Americans die every day as a result of an opioid overdose. According to The New York Times, “Overdoses, fueled by opioids, are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old — killing roughly 64,000 people last year, more than guns or car accidents, and doing so …

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Model behavior

A common preconception of modeling is based on stereotypes and the non-empirical evidence of Tyra Banks’s America’s Next Top Model. The models on the show were more than “just a pretty face,” but their personalities never delved past a shallow level. This misconception of modeling is completely shattered when meeting with …

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Arcade Fire’s tribe unites

Arcade Fire refuses to stay in the world of 2004, where alternative/experimental bands are swept away with the likes of Nine Days and Steps. The band, or I should say, small village of nine, continues to flourish as the years pass. By bringing smashing techniques and sound mixing, Arcade Fire …

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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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