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Make the most out of senior year

Incoming seniors: The time that you’ve been waiting for, for all of your years of schooling is almost here. In exactly a year from now, many of you will be preparing to walk the stage and receive your diploma — this is it; you’re almost done with high school. 569 more words


Committing to a college

Class of 2015: the day that many of us have been anxiously waiting for, May 1 is coming up. On this day, students commit to a four-year university and submit their SIR (Statement of Intent to Register). 510 more words


Teens and slurs

Phrases and words like “That’s so gay” and the N-word are common language I hear among teenagers everywhere — whether it is in school, in different public places and on social media. 498 more words


A lesson in acceptance

We regret to inform you that we cannot offer you admission into the class of 2019.

She scans the letter from her dream school over and over, in disbelief, thinking to herself, “I can’t believe I didn’t get in.” 593 more words


Here's to the coming year

A new year is upon on us and that means a few things: new year’s resolutions, promises that we tell ourselves we will keep better than the years before and new plans for ourselves that year. 484 more words


Cheating is not worth it

“Can I copy the homework from you?”

“What were the answers on the quiz today?”

“Can I take picture of your answers for the class work?” 516 more words


To tweet, or not to tweet?

This is a question that people should ask themselves before broadcasting their 140-character tweet to the world.

Ever since its creation in 2006, Twitter’s mission has been to give every user the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers. 537 more words