The Weight of Standardized Tests – by Olivia Fink

It’s that time of year, folks— one of giving, music, good cheer and fun, but also a time of stress, inner turmoil, and tumultuous college applications flying left and right. Seniors across the nation anxiously sit at their computers, advertising themselves to their top colleges through essays, academics, and lists of activities. One significant factor…

November is Christmas – By Patrick Deary

With Halloween just ending, it is now time to put up your turkeys and celebrate thanksgiving.  Wait— why is there Christmas music playing in the mall?  Why are there Christmas lights out already? Thanksgiving hasn’t even come yet!  This is what it is like on November 1st.  The moment the clock strikes midnight on Halloween…

2016-2017 FAFSA Application — by Patrick Deary

FAFSA is one of the vital forms high school seniors need to complete while gathering all of their college application materials together.  In a time when college is extremely expensive, students need the best financial package to avoid debt after college.  The FAFSA helps with this by finding out the family’s financial profile to decide…

Clown Sightings – Patrick Deary

It seems like clowns took over America this Halloween season.  Throughout the U.S. there have been sightings of people dressed as clowns on the side of the road or even walking around a school’s campus.  It has even landed a spot in our social media where you can go to a Facebook page called @clownsightings,…