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The San Francisco Giants made it to the World Series this year. Courtesy of Bleacher Report
The San Francisco Giants made it to the World Series this year.

Attempt at a new playoff system is backfiring

With this new system, the odds are completely in favor of the division winners and completely against the wildcard team. But somehow, both wildcard teams have made it to the World Series in the second year of this new system.

The election speculation sensation that's sweeping the nation

Almost since the last election ended in 2012, poor Hillary Clinton hasn't gotten a break from the press about her possible 2016 presidential campaign.

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APUSH to stay true to curriculum

But the point of school isn't to influence students' beliefs, which countries to support and how patriotic they should be. Teachers need to give the facts.

Rated R for ridiculous

A new type of ratings system would force the MPAA to shy away from their prudishness and leniency towards violence, which is apparent in their current standards for what defines different movie ratings.

Tableting to the future

Although some disagree, MCPS has the right idea. However, the arrival of the tablets is long overdue and insufficient: MCPS should add tablets to students of every class and grade level.

Darren Wilson likely to escape punishment

The grand jury's delay in the case of Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson speaks volumes about the ineffectiveness of our legal system, especially in certain states.

The impact of Scotland's vote

Scotland and Catalonia have had the strongest and most developed independence movements of all of the aforementioned movements. Because of this, for other separatists it seemed the time for secession was to come, only to be disappointed by Scotland's vote.
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