Day: November 25, 2016

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A Complete Rehaul of the Teaching Profession
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A Complete Rehaul of the Teaching Profession

By BENJAMIN ROCHETEAU Staff Writer In 2015, United States high schools were internationally ranked twenty-fourth in Program for International Student Assessment scores, or what is more commonly known as PISA scores, which evaluate math and reading skills, as reported by the British Broadcasting Corporation.  In 2013, the National Center for Education Statistics reported that only...

Why Passing Prop 64 was a Mistake
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Why Passing Prop 64 was a Mistake

By DILRUBA ASICI Staff Writer California voted yes on Proposition 64, which states that adults ages 21 and over may possess, grow or use marijuana for “recreational” purposes. Although some seem to believe that this new proposition is good for the country and will have positive effects, this is completely untrue. This proposition will have...

The Series of Unlikely Events Which Led to Trump
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The Series of Unlikely Events Which Led to Trump

By BENJAMIN ROCHETEAU Staff Writer        Recently, the world watched in horror as an event which almost nobody expected to happen happened: Trump was elected president. Immediately afterward, people started spreading the blame by accusing third parties or Trump supporters for this event. All in all, it was a pretty undemocratic response for a democratic election....

Donald Trump: From Joke to President
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Donald Trump: From Joke to President

By ALBERT JIA Staff Writer In an unexpected turn of events, Republican party nominee Donald Trump cinched the electoral vote and is now on track to become the 45th President of the United States. Left somewhat dumbfounded and quite angry, hordes of people went onto social media denouncing Trump and saying that they would never...