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Dog Sees Squirrel and Without Regard for Leash, Ruthlessly Rips Owner’s Arm Off

Sammy, a three-year-old french bulldog viciously took off his owner’s arm as the pair was out for a walk earlier this week in a McLean dog park. The owner, Carrie Arnett, age 33, said that Sammy had spotted a squirrel and shot like a bullet to chase after it. “Apparently he forgot that I was…

As Summer Begins, Millions of Interns Forced to Face Reality That They Will Make No Money
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As Summer Begins, Millions of Interns Forced to Face Reality That They Will Make No Money

The competition for summer internships is tense. It is heated. It begins months, years before the actual internship starts. College students all over the world flock to resume-building positions at top corporations or government agencies. They meticulously revise their cover letters (and sometimes they don’t meticulously revise, and there’s that opportunity squandered), sweat over upcoming…

New SAT Redesigns Scoring Method, Vocabulary Section, Does Nothing to Mitigate Inherent Socioeconomic Disparities
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New SAT Redesigns Scoring Method, Vocabulary Section, Does Nothing to Mitigate Inherent Socioeconomic Disparities

This past weekend saw the first administration of the new and improved SAT examination, a standardized test taken by most high school juniors across the nation to determine which colleges they can get into. The “new” SAT has a different scoring mechanism, which will not penalize students for guessing, and has changed the Verbal section…

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