Braden Freidkes

A student stresses over her laptop. Photo by Isabelly Silveira

[Opinion] COVID-19 is breaking college admissions

As seniors finish their college applications, they face a variety of struggles regarding the admission process because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Students have been dealing with unprecedented challenges amid the ongoing pandemic as it has greatly interfered with life all across the United States.  There […]

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South Carolina's Shi Smith (13) carries the ball as LSU's Maurice Hampton Jr. (14) tries to bring him down at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/TNS)

Big 10 kick off 2020 season

South Carolina’s Shi Smith (13) carries the ball as LSU’s Maurice Hampton Jr. (14) tries to bring him down atTiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/TNS).

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The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented student-athletes from getting scholarship offers and being scouted. Graphic by Julia Landy

COVID-19 affects student-athletes’ scholarships and scouting opportunities

This year has been full of chaos in a variety of ways. Since March, COVID-19 has affected students athletes at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, some of whom have spent years working towards earning a collegiate athletic scholarship. Quarterback Matt O’Dowd (4), linebacker Jahrel Wilson […]

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