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Students need to accept their part in the college scandal

Students need to accept their part in the college scandal

By Caitlyn Jennings and Jackson Resnick

April 5, 2019

A 1570 SAT score, straight A’s all throughout high school, a boatload of extracurricular activities and a diminished high school social life. This is the typical academic resume that the average Yale University student boasts. In 2018, 32 WCHS students applied to Yale, most of whom possessed the aca...

Colleges need to change policies to equal playing field

Colleges need to change policies to equal playing field

By Miranda Chung, Assistant Opinions Editor

April 5, 2019

The college admission scandal that broke out March 12 has put a massive spotlight on the inequity of the college admission process, and the absurd lengths parents would go to get for their child to receive admission into an elite university. In total, 50 people were charged in the scam, including admissio...

Scandals highlight Youtube beauty guru community

Scandals highlight Youtube beauty guru community

By Laura Sneller, Arts Editor

October 2, 2018

Whether it be for a night out or just laying in bed with nothing to do, people turn to YouTube beauty gurus for product  reviews, makeup tutorials, lifestyle videos and even comedy. The beauty community is dominated by the same, well-known YouTubers for years. However, with racist tweets resurfacing ...

Benz, MCPS hold town hall meeting on grade changing scandal

By Natalie Geisler, News Editor and Eshe Hill, Features Editor and Natalie Geisler, News Editor and Eshe Hill, Features Editor

March 9, 2010

Principal Joan Benz held a town meeting Monday, March 8 to further discuss and answer the community’s questions regarding the grade-changing issue uncovered in January.  Speakers included Montgomery County community superintendent Sherry Liebes and chief technology officer Sherwin Collette.  Although...

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