Moor vs Moor: Should College Athletes Be Allowed To leave Early For The Pros?

Yes ALEXANDER LIN Staff Writer If you were a college athlete, would you leave college early to join the pros? Many athletes such as Ray Lewis and Aaron Rodgers have done exactly that. According to the NFL, for athletes to qualify for the draft, athletes must have been out of highschool for 3 years and have fufilled their college eligibilty

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Did ‘U C’ Berkeley’s Recommendation Letter Request?

NADIA GOV Copy Editor ERIN KIM Staff Writer Contrary to tradition, the University of California (UC), Berkeley announced a new policy in April requesting letters of recommendation from freshman applicants. According to the Daily Californian, students will be able to submit two letters of recommendation, one from a teacher and another from any person of the student’s choice. The deadline

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Federal College Ranking System Could Score Better, Receives ‘A’ For Effort

ELTON HO Copy Editor In September, the U.S. Department of Education released a new online College Scorecard, a website that provides data about national colleges to help students assess their college choices. President Obama first proposed a government college ranking system in his 2013 State of the Union Address, seeking to rate colleges based on their opportunities for students of

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LA Clippers Invites Students to Writing Challenge

EVA ORTEGA Staff Writer With basketball season quickly approaching, the Los Angeles Clippers will commence another competition as well. Although not as physically demanding as basketball, the High School Creative Writing Challenge is nonetheless demanding. “[This] contest…[allows] students to feel confident in their writing abilties. Students need to realize the importance of communication and that their voice matters in the

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Google Incorporates Virtual Reality into Education

KYLE ANG Staff Writer On May 28, Google’s official blog first announced its aim to bring virtual field trips to schools. Google plans to incorporate virtual reality into education by using low-cost cardboard goggles compatible with a cellphone and a field trip simulation software called. Expedition, as reported by the New York Times. “The students should be able to get

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Defunding Planned Parenthood: Big Mistake

ELIAS ALMAREZ-HERRERA MADELEINE PARAGAS Staff Writers For nearly 55 years Planned Parenthood has helped men, women and young adults by providing services such as cancer screenings, breast exams, tests and treatments for sexually transmitted infection, abortion services and sex education classes. Despite that, Republicans have recently planned to defund this organization because Planned Parenthood is believed to be the reason

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