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The problem with the White House’s Holocaust statement

  Donald Trump released a brief statement to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day a couple of weeks ago. However, his statement was missing one key word: Jews. Many people realized this upon the statement’s release, and a lot of complaints started to flood in as a result. However, despite the complaints, Trump and his administration

College legacies give some applicants unfair advantage

Getting into a competitive college is a difficult challenge facing millions of high school seniors around the country. But what if you had something that was sure to give you that extra push? Something that almost doubled your chances at getting in? The secret might just lie in your parents’ college experience, through a system

New year, same you?

New year, new me. This is the mindset of a lot of people as they write their resolutions for the upcoming 12 months. These lists give people goals to strive for, but most just make one to say they did. Some people stick to their resolutions, most don’t. The concept of resolutions dates back to

SATIRE: One mouse, one job: My Journey

I open my eyes, wipe away the excess fur, and take a deep breath. It’s a new day. I kiss my loving wife and son goodbye, and head out to do my job- terrorizing the students of Woodrow Wilson High. You might ask why I choose to spend my days doing this profession. Do I

DC roads desperately need help

Anyone driving, biking, ubering or bussing along any road in DC is sure to hit some bumps. Literally, there are so many potholes and cracks in DC roads that that they were ranked the worst in the United States. This is a problem that affects everyone using the roads and seems simple to fix. Pavement

Participation grades detract from learning

Introducing participation grades were intended to give shy students a reason to participate in class, but instead they have created a mentality among students that the only reason to contribute in class is to end the year with a good GPA. In my freshman year Spanish class, we had participation trackers that were done on

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