An Empty Resume

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Briana Erickson, Co-Editor In Chief
November 16, 2012

There’s the store. The product has been advertised for months. Today’s the big debut. Walking into the store, the tension builds. But, the truly desired product is nowhere to be seen. Looking left and right, the excitement turns to emptiness. It was never really here. It was all hype. And... Read more »

Colleges Rely on Biased SAT/ACT

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Sabrina Abesamis, Opinion Editor
October 30, 2011

As seniors start to experience the pressure of college applications this fall, almost every single one will be sending in an SAT or ACT score along with their résumé. The mere mention of these standardized tests usually brings fear into the eyes of a majority of high school upperclassmen. However,... Read more »

SAT/ACT Remains Best Predictor of College Performance

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Madison Dalton, Staff Writer
October 30, 2011

Despite recent waves of criticism striking the shores of colleges that factor standardized tests scores into their admissions requirements, one fact still remains: These tests are the best current method that we have to measure a student’s academic performance aptitude. It is simply unrealistic to... Read more »

Who Is Looking at Social Networking Sites?

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Stephanie Courtois, Editor in Chief
September 29, 2011

Colleges look at Facebook profiles, but it is impossible for every admissions officer to comb through each page. There is not enough time or means to sort through an applicant’s images and comments to determine their character. There are over 2,000 universities in the United States. On average, a school... Read more »