The 2020-21 college application process: applying during a pandemic

The 2020-21 college application process: applying during a pandemic
November 19, 2020

Each year an estimated 69.8% of high school seniors across the United States begin their college application process; it is the culmination, for many, of four years of challenging classes, extracurriculars,...

Opinion: the SAT and ACT have overstayed their welcome

Information provided by 2020 College Board Report and 2018 ACT Profile Report. Infographic credit: Mira Chandriani.
November 19, 2020

A rising number of colleges have begun phasing SAT and ACT scores out of their admissions decisions, in a move that is long overdue. Not only are these standardized tests extremely time-consuming to study...

Politics vs. science: the politicization of COVID vaccination

November 19, 2020

The topic of COVID-19 has been dominant in most discussions relating to the 2020 election within both major political parties. In the last few months of the race, President Donald Trump promised that a...

A guide to popular pandemic spots

November 19, 2020

When the city-mandated lockdown first hit San Francisco, people watched as their favorite businesses boarded up their windows and locked their doors. Gone were the days of poking around stores on Haight...

Crossword: An Online Autumn (With Answers)

October 25, 2020

Across 3. possibly contaminated surface 6. Alvin the _______ 7. unusually contagious individual 8. spooky night in October 12. traditional fall flavor 13. flatten the _______ 14. hybrid-learning...

Urban Students Who Vape at a Higher Risk of COVID-19

Urban Students Who Vape at a Higher Risk of COVID-19
October 19, 2020

Teenagers and young adults are often thought to be less at risk of adverse reactions to COVID-19. However, the growing number of teenagers and young adults who vape has potentially put them at a higher...

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