Naomi Osaka at the 2016 Roland-Garros Tournament courtesy of Carine06 | Wikimedia Commons

Most people are likely aware of Naomi Osaka’s decision to discontinue her competition in the 2021 French Open, formally known as the 2021 Roland-Garros Tournament. To recap, before the tournament began, Osaka notified the public that she would not be doing any required post-match press conferences due to concerns over…

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High academic achievement is important in college because it helps prepares students for their future careers. Although technical skills gained from the academic study are important, there are noncognitive skills not often taught in college that are equally important for professional success. For example, many college students graduate without any…

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Kenneth Flakes, PE is a licensed engineer and advocate of the STEM curriculum. He is also an avid sports fan. His work can be found at

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