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The “other” admissions scandal at public universities

The “other” admissions scandal at public universities

Tori Scala April 6, 2019

The college admissions scandal that surfaced in early March has made me reflect on the biased way in which colleges accept incoming first-years. Based on my personal experience as a current college student...

As 2020 comes, hold candidates to higher standards

As 2020 comes, hold candidates to higher standards

Emily Johnston February 7, 2019

In the era of #MeToo, it’s not easy to forgive someone who has tolerated  sexual misconduct. Ever since Jan. 2, when I read about several of Bernie Sanders’ staffers being accused of sexual harassment...

The Olympics went off the deep end

The Olympics went off the deep end

September 8, 2016

When the Olympics come around biannually, I am continually caught off guard by the sheer ineffectiveness of Olympic diplomacy.Between doping scandals and team rivalries, there seems to be no point to the...

ESPN’s clear anti-Patriots bias

Joe Gallant October 5, 2015

Deflategate is wrapping up, or is at least on a hold for now, as the Patriots have run out to a 3-0 start. The full fallout from this muckraking has not fully been revealed. The way ESPN, the primary...

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