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Students are inducted into the National Honors Society in the fall and spring every year. Courtesy of Renay Johnson
Students are inducted into the National Honors Society in the fall and spring every year.

Where is the honor?

Some aspects of national honors societies are beneficial, such as their tutoring and community service chapters. However, the positive qualities of these societies, to many students, are not the deciding factor for joining. For most, it's the way the words "honor society" looks.

For the good of the game

Just four days after winning re-election for a fifth term, Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) president Sepp Blatter announced his resignation. And it's about time.

Op/Ed »

Some thoughts on Belle Gibson

Some may know Belle Gibson as the mastermind behind a revolutionary health app. Most observers, however, would call her a selfish liar and manipulative scammer.

'Plugging in' isn't detrimental

As the number of new computer technologies increases, it's clear that our digital lives will become a much larger part of our overall lives. Rather than trying to hide from this fact, every person needs to figure out what balance of "real" and digital life works for them personally.

Humor »

#WakaForPresident

A bright light shines through the hopelessly entangled jungle that is American politics. I'm talking, of course, about rapper Waka Flocka Flame.

Extra time

After months of intense deliberation and serious debate, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education (BOE) has made a momentous decision.

Poll »

What technological gadget could you not live without?
  • Cellphone
  • Laptop
  • iPod
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Technology is stupid
Discuss this Poll