• 1 Celebrating 2019 with Math - OCMC's 10th Annual New Year's Invitational
  • 2 Re-evaluating the SAT
  • 3 New "Draw a Scientist" Experiment Reveals Progress
  • 4 MIT Technology Identifies Movement through Walls
  • 5 OCMC hosts 11th annual Thanksgiving Tournament
  • Celebrating 2019 with Math - OCMC's 10th Annual New Year's Invitational

    With over 200 students across 6th, 7th, and 8th grade participating in the event, the New Year’s Invitational Tournament was held in University High School’s multipurpose room on Sunday, January 20th.
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  • Re-evaluating the SAT

    With more than 1.7 million students taking the SAT around the world, this standardized test is a crucial stepping stone for the path to college. New research on the SAT shows that there may a simple solution to doing well on the SAT: take it early and several times.
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  • New "Draw a Scientist" Experiment Reveals Progress

    In the 1960s, 5,000 children were asked to draw a picture of a scientist - any scientist they wanted. 5,000 different drawings later, it was found that 99 percent of these children drew a male scientist, often garbed with frizzy hair, a dirty lab coat and an Erlenmeyer flask in their right hand. As a follow-up to the “Draw-a-Scientist” experiment, researchers from Northwestern University conducted the same experiment on March 31 to study the changes in the children’s drawings.
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  • MIT Technology Identifies Movement through Walls

    On July 12, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) News released new information regarding an artificial intelligence wireless smart-home system that could monitor diseases by sensing people through walls.
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  • OCMC hosts 11th annual Thanksgiving Tournament

    On Sunday, November 4th, Orange County Math Circle (OCMC) held its Thanksgiving math tournament from 12:30-4:30PM at Sage Hill School. An annual event, the Thanksgiving Tournament invites students in grades 3-6 to participate in a three-round math tournament.
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Editorials and Columns

  • With Great Guns, Comes Great Responsibility +

    The Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to possess a firearm, but state legislation can still restrict this right, with firearm regulation varies widely among fifty states. Read More
  • Common Core: How Beneficial is the New System? +

    Common Core has been slowly taking over America's schools. But what exactly is Common Core? Read More
  • College Rankings +

    With a plethora of magazines pumping out college rankings every year, it's important to know how they're ranked. Read More
  • The Redesigned SAT: New vs. Old +

    The SAT is going through a dramatic new redesign. How advantageous are these changes? Read More
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