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NO(rthwood): Students are underrepresented at elite schools

It’s a phrase ubiquitous at Northwood, from class scheduling to club membership: “It looks good on college applications.” While students here are great at polishing the GPA and extracurricular sections of the application, we never question what is perhaps the most important part of our

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A price floor that helps you afford a ceiling

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness—ideals the Declaration of Independence outlines are fundamental to all Americans. Yet, as company profit and wages grow increasingly divorced, and minimum wage fails to keep up with inflation, more and more Americans are being denied these fundamental rights

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The 2018 Midterms: a midterm you shouldn’t dread

Democrat Katie Porter: As the midterms draw near, citizens across the country are preparing to vote in this year’s high-stakes elections. For the first time in two years, people across the country are being given the chance to voice their dissatisfaction with the current Trump

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Physical education: patronizing exercise

It’s 8 a.m. and you have a migraine, still dizzy from the (lack of) sleep you got the night before. Scrunching up your face, you mentally prepare your nostrils for the pungent odor of urine and sweat that permeates the locker room. Still wheezing from

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Catching up on summer news

Even if school stops during the summer, the world doesn’t—so, whether you’ve been on the other side of the world, holed up in your room studying, or are frantically reading this before that AP Gov summer quiz (you know who you are), here are some