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Teen employment has clear benefits

Senior Lynn Dang stands behind a hurdle at Red Land School District on April 24th 2018. Dang worked at the Hotel Hershey as an activities attendant during the summer. (Broadcaster/Ashlyn Weidman)

Ashlyn Weidman, Reporter

May 8, 2018

In today's society many high school students have jobs to earn money for college, but should they really be focusing on earning scholarships instead? To attend a college it takes a lot of money, so students generally get jobs to help with college expenses. But if the job takes away from academics a...

Editorial: Economics of Why College Athletes Shouldn’t Be Paid

In this Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, Boston College head coach Jim Christian, left, helps forward A.J. Turner (11) off the court after an injury during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)

Brooke Daniels, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2018

Not only should college athletes not be paid to attend college, but paying them would deter from the spirit of the game, educational opportunities, and academic experiences. Playing a sport is not a job. Playing a sport should be a gift. By paying athletes to play the sport they love, it take...

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