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College Board to assign “Adversity Score” to test takers SAT results

CNN —The nonprofit group that administers the SAT said Thursday it will assign a score to students who take the test to reflect their social and economic backgrounds. The new score — first reported by the Wall Street Journal — comes amid heightened scrutiny that colleges are facing over the admissions process and the diversity of their student bodies. The…

Hershey’s Bars will ditch traditional logo for emojis

(CNN) – It’s iconic and has gone unchanged for a hundred years but change is coming to Hershey’s chocolate bar. After over a century, Hershey will not feature the company’s logo on it’s milk chocolate bar. Instead, the company will imprint emojis on the candy bar. Don’t panic though, if you like the original design the company has donned since…

NASA wants to put a woman on the moon by 2024

(CNN ) — One giant leap for woman-kind? NASA says it wants to use a proposed 1.6 billion dollar budget increase to fund the new Artemis program which plans to land an American woman and another American man on the moon by 2024. They also hope to establish a sustained presence on the moon by 2028.  The budget must be…

Game of Thrones popularity influencing an increasing amount of US baby names

(CNN) – Game of Thrones is the hottest show on television right now. It’s gotten so popular, fans are naming their children after the characters. According to data from the Social Security Administration, sword-swinging heroine “Arya” was the 119th-most popular name for girls in the US last year. More than 2,500 babies were given the name. More than 500 babies…