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Are You Smarter than a Third Grader?

January 17, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Andy Belilos Sentry Staff Reporter In today’s college sports, academics are becoming less important and the goal for many is just to get to the next level and sign a big contract. This is a disturbing trend and, in my ...

Starving for Extra Credit

January 17, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Graham Smith Sentry Staff Reporter What would YOU do for extra credit? Staying up late doing extra work or squeezing out a tear to play on a teacher’s emotions are commonplace, but get this, kids are now STARVING th...

Act Your Age on Twitter

Act Your Age on Twitter

November 23, 2013

“Columbus” Day

October 27, 2013

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Patrick Rita Sentry Staff Reporter In the Arlington Public School system, children are taught that, “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.”  However, in high school, students learn the ugly truth that Columbus ...

The Republican’s Shutdown: Hopping Fences for Photo Ops

October 27, 2013

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Emma Westerhof Sentry Staff Reporter The United States Congress’s one key duty, stipulated in the Constitution, is to pass spending bills that fund the government. If ever a hitch is encountered, most functions of governm...

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