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MCPS Takes Long-Awaited Steps to Incorporate Modern Technology in Classrooms

MCPS Takes Long-Awaited Steps to Incorporate Modern Technology in Classrooms

Everyday, teens across the world attend school, bringing with them tools such as pencils, notebooks, and textbooks. A new decision in MCPS may add phones and tablets to this list. This…

The Case for Lowering the Voting Age

The Case for Lowering the Voting Age

“Every vote counts” is a phrase we all have heard countless times. But do voters really believe that? During the 2014 elections, Anthony Brown (Democrat) and Larry Hogan (Republican) competed…

Tackling the College Application

Tackling the College Application

Let’s be real: writing can be hard. Writing can be frustrating, too, when there is a word limit that feels a couple hundred words too few, or even daunting when you…

Junior Year: Is it really that bad?

Junior Year: Is it really that bad?

APs, SATs, sports, clubs, competitions, internships. With only 24 hours in a day, it is a big challenge to manage multiple activities and do them well, but most juniors struggle…

What is the SAT Measuring, After All?

What is the SAT Measuring, After All?

The SAT is the bane of many a high school student’s existence. It’s a pretty dehumanizing thing, after all, to have your self-worth and academic potential reduced to a four-digit…

Is Our Sleep Deprivation Deadly?

Is Our Sleep Deprivation Deadly?

Fatal familial insomnia is a very rare inherited disease characterized by progressively worsening insomnia, which leads to hallucinations, delirium, and symptoms similar to dementia. The average survival span for patients…

Give Students Their Tongues Back: Teaching Foreign Languages

Give Students Their Tongues Back: Teaching Foreign Languages

The landscape of global power is a rapidly changing one, as of late. In the United States, this breeds paranoia about the future of our role in the world. With…

The College Admissions Struggle for Academic Perfection

The College Admissions Struggle for Academic Perfection

The Struggle for Academic Perfection: Trying to Become the College Admissions “Ideal, Well-Rounded” Student “Here is the ultimate guide to getting into the top college of your choice!” If you…