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Should You Take the AP Exams?

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Should You Take the AP Exams?

The end of the school year is slowly approaching, and the beginning of AP Exams looms on the horizon. The AP Exams take place in May and cover subjects ranging from Chemistry to European History. But are these AP Exams really necessary? Although the AP program might help to better prepare students for college, these […]

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SAT or ACT: Take the Right Test

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
SAT or ACT: Take the Right Test

For many students, choosing between SAT and ACT may be a grey area because all the traditional standards and lack of self-awareness. There is a lot of controversy about whether or not students should dedicate themselves to one test. For many years, taking the SAT has been the norm in the minds of parents and […]

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Bucket List: Stairs towards an Unrepenting Life

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bucket List: Stairs towards an Unrepenting Life

“Kick the Bucket,” is an english idiom meaning “to die” originating from the notion that people hanged themselves by standing on a bucket with a rope around their neck and then kick the bucket away. It led me to question, “Will people regret their life the second before they die?” According to “The Top Five […]

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Pursuing Your Passions

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
Pursuing Your Passions

Pursuing your passions is not the easiest thing to do. Since there are many eyes watching, students struggle to embrace their individuality and find what their true passions are. Many people these days tend to be caught up in the influences of society and are confined by the media in what they do and think […]

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Compassion

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Compassion

As individuals, everyone can make a meaningful impact to instill greater compassion in one’s local community. One way of achieving this is through helping those in need. When asked about what other ways people can do to help society, Mirha Baek, a mother of two, stated, “I participate in community service at charities and shelter […]

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The Risk of Honors

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Risk of Honors

Entering high school also means that a student can enter Honors and AP classes. Entering high school also means that students start to get more serious because they are told that colleges look at grades starting from high school. Because colleges determine jobs, and their incomes, and possibly their life plans, their grades and overall […]

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Dump Trump?

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Dump Trump?

With the elections covering all news outlets, it is becoming more and more difficult for citizens to figure out which candidate they should be voting for come November. Many feel Republican candidate Donald Trump should win and others believe he is not suitable to be the President. Whichever the case, the results in November are highly anticipated.

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Send a Letter!

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Send a Letter!

With communication becoming so instantaneous, the number of handwritten letters have decreased significantly. The act of letter writing has become somewhat obsolete as communication has become short as well. As a result some people are hoping that letter writing becomes more of a popular thing because it may be the solution to getting people to feel a little bit more about what they are writing.

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Opinion: The Hallyu Wave is Affecting Many

| June 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Opinion: The Hallyu Wave is Affecting Many

The Hallyu Wave is hot and has done great things for the spread of Korean culture throughout the world. However, there is a dark side to this gained popularity because people, particularly young teenagers are spending large amount of time, energy, and money keeping up with the Hallyu Wave and trends. This can be a problem because such large amounts of time can be spent doing other productive things. Particular for teenagers, they should be spending a majority of their time studying.

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Opinion: Yulin 2016 – Make Traditions More Humane

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Opinion: Yulin 2016 – Make Traditions More Humane

With traditional festivals such as the Yulin festival in China, there is always the question of whether or not their practices are humane. Some believe with the Yulin festival in particular, that the way they treat the dogs that are slaughtered for the festival is very inhumane and it needs to stop. Or, some say that since it is drenched in tradition, it shouldn’t be put to an end but more humane tactics and methods should be used in order to continue the tradition.

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