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An Exceptionally Bad Idea: Obama’s Proposal for ‘Free’ Community College

John Trainum, Sentry Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

There’s no such thing as a free lunch. It’s pretty simple: no person or society can get something from nothing, regardless of whether it appears to be free. Any economics student at our school knows this popular saying that i...

In the Pursuit of Knowledge: Why Obama’s Community College Proposal Opens Doors

Natalie Zur, Sentry Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

Student loan debt in the United States has recently surpassed the nation’s total credit card debt, signaling immense failures on part of the educational system.  As students who will be, or are, confronting the woes of loans...

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February 2, 2015

To Vote or Not to Vote

Sean Muth, Sentry Staff Reporter

December 1, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

Every November, Americans cast their votes for public offices ranging from School Board members to President of the United States. Because we live in a democratic country where the government is determined by its people, you might...

End of Season for ‘America’s Pastime’

June 12, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion, Point Counterpoint

By Ian Hardman and Isabelle Foley Sentry Staff Editors They call it the “American Classic” and the “American Pastime,” but is baseball truly as relevant in our American society as it was 100 years ago? In fact, f...

Baseball’s Got it in the Bag

June 12, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion, Point Counterpoint

By Amy Andrukonis Sentry Staff Editor By the time a cool, sweet spring has unraveled into a long, sunny summer, baseball season is already well underway. For many of us, the turn of the season is our cue. It is our signal to ...

Robots That Can Flip Burgers and Your Future Career

May 29, 2014

Filed under International Opinion, National Opinion, Opinion

By Natalie Zur Sentry Staff Reporter In high school, for many students, the focus is simply to make it through the school and scale the mountain of homework each night.  So it would be an understatement to say that most would no...

College Board Takes Step in the Right Direction

March 20, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Kevin Finn Sentry Staff Reporter Last week the College Board announced some remarkable changes to their much hated Scholastic Aptitude Test or the SAT.  As an upperclassman, the changes are almost irrelevant to me but ...

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