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The SAT: reliable or irrelevant?

For nearly a century, the SAT has been used by colleges and universities throughout the world as a major benchmark in determining which students to select for admission. Despite its rival, the ACT, gaining popularity in several states throughout the Midwest, the SAT is the

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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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Physical education: educational and energized

As the work, expectations and stress of school increase with every coming school year, students often find themselves increasingly bogged down by the monotonous cycle of school, work and sleep (or lack thereof). The pressure to perform and prove oneself to top colleges has left