Uber’s GPS tracking shouldn’t be worrisome for users February 20, 2015 — by Eric Sze The ridesharing service Uber is overtaking the traditional yellow taxi. read more » AP Lang: Philosophy or literary analysis? February 20, 2015 — by Devin Zhao Saratoga High's AP Lang class is one of the few that largely centers on a nonfictional curriculum, mainly on philosophy. read more » Anonymous Instagrammer brewed more hatred, threats February 10, 2015 — by Eileen Toh During December break, an unknown student, possibly several, created an Instagram account called “gossipgirlofshs.” The account seemed intended to spread nasty rumors about certain students in clearly personal attacks. read more » First Amendment rights should be universal February 9, 2015 — by Nidhi Jain and Allison Lin A new weapon has emerged from the past, one that is dangerous enough to threaten an entire country’s rights and safety. The weapon? Violation of free speech. read more » Rising application fees are unnecessary expenses February 9, 2015 — by Michelle Cen and Ashley Chen Rising application fees are a detriment to students. They are creating a gap for some studnets during the application process. read more » Ticketing students unnecessary, futile in attempt to ensure safety February 9, 2015 — by Helen Chen When I left my house at 7:42 a.m on a Tuesday morning, I had a good feeling that I would actually be on time for once. Getting onto my bike, I started biking the less than half a mile distance to school. My teal helmet sat in the garage collecting dust as it had been for the past three months. read more » Doxxing: Who is behind the screen? February 6, 2015 — by Claire Chou and Katherine Sun After Edward Snowden revealed just how much the National Security Agency spies on American citizens, people have hovered around hot-topic words like “cybersecurity” and “personal privacy.” And yet, while the NSA has been labeled as the big bully, many Americans remain unaware of the hacker activists who “dox” people and pose a far more severe public threat. read more » More than numbers: colleges should practice holistic review policy February 5, 2015 — by Fiona Sequeira When evaluating applicants, colleges should practice holistic review policy, which allows them to gain insight into the qualities that transcend academic statistics. read more » Elite summer programs might not be worth the thousands they cost February 5, 2015 — by David Fan With more students applying to these summer programs each year, application rates are skyrocketing, along with the price to attend. read more » Tracking students: sometimes pointless, sometimes beneficial February 5, 2015 — by Emily Chen Through Google Analytics, universities are able to track when an email is opened or when a link is clicked. This feature allows colleges to track student interest and use that information to make admissions decisions. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...108109110111112...120130140150160...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.