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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

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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

Year-round schools cover all seasons—and bases

The concept of a long summer break is believed to have roots in the agrarian calendar. Students and their families needed summer months to prepare crops for autumn harvest, so it was unreasonable to expect them to continue attending school during that time of year.

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DACA: Undocumented kids, uncertain futures

Since it was founded, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has been defined by a singular mission statement—to secure America’s promise as a nation of immigrants. Yet, just last month, the Trump administration revised the USCIS’s mission statement to lawful enforcement of our

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Mo’ money, mo’ problems: Bitcoin edition

These past few months, Bitcoin has recently made headlines after reaching almost $20,000 for a single coin. News sites everywhere are reporting on that “it’s a good time to invest” or that “the price is about to drop.” However, before considering when is the best