Tag Archives: college

Cost-free education

President Obama’s new proposal will create opportunity for students across the nation. By 2020, the workforce is expected to fall behind by 5 million college-educated people. By that time, two out of three jobs will require some college or associate degree, according to a study by Georgetown University. In response …

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Mixed feelings about testing

As high school students across America wait impatiently for their ACT and SAT test results, they know in the back of their mind that retaking the test is always an option. They are told test scores are an important factor in a colleges’ acceptance decisions but are not the only …

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Helping or hovering?

Sophomore Devin Jellish sits down at her desk to start her math homework. She starts the first problem when she hears her mom yell from upstairs asking if she’s started her work yet. Devin sighs and replies with a yes and starts again on her work. Fifteen minutes later her …

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Loving people through law

There’s more to working in the law field than people would think; take a look inside the job The sound of the door creaking open alerts the anxious people in the audience that the trial is going to begin. The prosecutor steps through a metal bar, reminding himself that he …

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“Steady valley experiences”

For two M.A. teachers, the road that led from high-school graduation back to the classroom was long, complicated Westrems experience both highlights and influential ‘steady, valley experiences’     Stepping onto the picturesque campus of Northwestern University, Reid Westrem (‘84), then a college freshman and now Minnehaha’s journalism and freshman …

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