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No Ivy? No problem.

No Ivy? No problem.

Carina Tedesco

June 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Dear Fellow Rejectees, It's about time for us to stop feeling sorry for ourselves and start focusing on the opportunities awaiting us in this exciting time in our lives: college. So grab a makeup removing wipe, put that tub of ice cream down and read about these successful Laguna alumni and celebrities...

Cuomo’s College Controversy

Cuomo’s College Controversy

Julia Fay

May 18, 2017


Filed under Feature, Uncategorized

Free college tuition. This idea has become increasingly popular and was one of Bernie Sanders’s biggest campaign promises. His idea, that “every person in this country… should be able to get all the education they need regardless of... income” has gained popularity among some state and local...

Jail Break

Jail Break

Kailea Hieshima, Opinion Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman’s (or man’s) rape is her own fault. That’s probably what the judge of the People v Brock Allen Turner, or, as it is more commonly recognized, the Stanford Rape Case, thinks anyway. On Jan.18, 2015, two bikers spotted a white, male student sexually...

College Trip Opportunity

College Trip Opportunity

October 29, 2015


Filed under Community Service Opportunities, Uncategorized

Check out this interesting college trip service! ...

Is College Overrated?

Is College Overrated?

April 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

It seems as if there is a polarized debate on this subject: on one hand there are those who believe that it is a necessary and a safer bet to choose higher education; on the other hand, there are those who maintain that universities are a scam that only select students who will benefit their schools...

Staff Editorial: College Marketing

Staff Editorial: College Marketing

February 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

There are literally thousands of four-year degree-granting colleges in America. Each school strives to make itself heard, noticed, and desirable. When sophomores in high school take the PSAT, there is a box each student must choose whether or not they would like to check which says that the student...

The Race and Faults in the American Education System

The Race and Faults in the American Education System

December 11, 2014


Filed under Feature

Adolescence, the process of transformation from child to adult, has been replaced by a race. It is a race for the ability to say you are the smartest in your class, the best at playing piano, the most creative, the hardest worker, the most distinctive. The entire period of adolescence is about being...

Staff Editorial: Resumé Padding

Staff Editorial: Resumé Padding

April 9, 2014


Filed under Opinion

High school is about getting into college. As harsh as that is, for those high school students who are determined to make it to a college that is one of their top choices. High school is about getting good grades and building your resumé. Most high school students today are guilty of “resumé padding”...

Pros and Cons to Applying Early to College

Pros and Cons to Applying Early to College

January 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion

There are many benefits and drawbacks to applying early to colleges, whether it’s early action or early decision—early action being non-binding, so the student doesn’t have to commit to the school right away, and early decision being a binding decision, where if they are accepted to the school,...

Changing the Face of Standardized Testing

November 1, 2012


Filed under Opinion

I recently changed my name on Facebook. I don’t have anything to hide, and I am not entirely sure what swayed me to do so, but for some reason I felt like I should. So, with the submit button on my common app growing increasing foreboding, I am now “Olivia Paige” to the world in which we all vi...

Ian Carradine Advances in Mock Trial as a College Freshman

Ian Carradine Advances in Mock Trial as a College Freshman

April 10, 2012


Filed under Alumni

Laguna alum Ian Carradine graduated in 2011 and went on to Hamilton College in New York. Ian earned the Regional Witness Award: Mock Trial 2012, which is awarded to the highest scoring witnesses at every tournament. “I was really shocked but happy at the same time.” Ian joined the Mock Trial...

Laguna Blanca 2011 College Destination Map

Laguna Blanca 2011 College Destination Map

January 9, 2012


Filed under Uncategorized

Check out all the great schools our 2011 LBS Graduates are attending! View Laguna College Destination Map in a larger map...

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