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-Year 2017-2018 in review: +Two teams represented York at the 2018 regional programming contest.   
-  * We held at York four programming contests Sept-Feb. +They competed against 98 teams including multiple from Waterloo, U of T, MIT, .... 
-  * Two teams represented York at the 2017 regional programming contest. +I am afraid that the problems this year really were too hard
-     * The Red team (Justin Su, Junlin Chen, & Hoang Minh Cu Huy) solved 4 problems ranking 29% and won the Extreme Programming Award at the regional contest for the fastest solution in 6 minutes. The White team (Mohammadreza Karimi, Dong Hoon Lee, & Koko Nanahji) solved 3 problems ranking 56%. Congratulations to both of our teams!  You can see the problem set and the standings at [[http://acm-ecna.ysu.edu|this link]].+The red team (Justin Su, Chonglun Allen Chen, and Phan Ngoc Tien) ranked 9th on the practice run and 41th on the hard problems. They were very close to getting another of the problem. For me this is respectable. Everyone ranked 61-98 got zero problems 
 +solved, as was the case with our gold team (Junlin Chen, Hoang Minh, and Jacob Jae). They were just on the edge of getting a few of them. Also respectable. 
 +We had lots of fun and it is great job preparation.  
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-  * We had three further fun practice competitions in the Winter of 2018  +<box red | News:> 
-   * We are proud to announce that Justin Su preformed the best. Congratulations to him. +Some students recently went on a Lassonde-organized trip to Silicon 
- +Valley, where they met with York alumni who are now working for the 
- We will start again Sept 2018. See you there. +big software companies out there. Among the alumni were Andrew 
- +Evdokimov and Joy Choi, who both told the current students that doing 
-  +the practice contests were extremely useful preparation for them to 
 +make it through the interview process at Google and end up with jobs 
 +they really like. So, students are benefiting from the contest 
 +preparations.
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