With the jury in the Jodi Arias trail unable to decide whether or not the convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, it is time America reaches a consensus on the issue of the death penalty. Whether or not one is a death penalty advocate or a critic, the nation as a whole must reach
Dartmouth is the first of the Ivies to negate AP credit in exchange for college credit, and as is traditional with Ivy League, the others are sure to follow suit. This decision, however, may not necessarily have entirely negative effects. Once AP credit is no longer exchangeable for college credit, a few possible scenarios may
It seems as though the only topic of conversation that can be heard from the mouths of Seniors all year has been that one, ominous subject: college. Right now, the conversations are about roommates and Greek life. For the previous six months, the conversation has been about acceptances–and before that, it was about where everyone
The media is ubiquitous. Everywhere we look, we see headlines, newsflashes, and special reports. We live in an age where we have constant connections to current events, and information spreads like wildfire thanks to social media. In many cases this can be helpful. Take, for instance, access to weather information. Many of us would be
Seniors, it’s about that time. For some of us, it’s been that time since the start of this school year. The decline into the laziness and grogginess that is senioritis has finally begun. Sure enough, we have put in all of the work that our tired bodies could muster over these four long years, and
The “Golden Rule” of society states, “Treat others how you would like to be treated.” This rule is instilled in us from a very young age, along with the value of altruism, helping others and receiving nothing in return. But is a good deed still a good deed if there is a reward for it?