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Stop the Killing
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To whom it may concern, Have you ever smelt that nasty smell? I’m talking about the smell of smoke. Not in the way of bonfires or burning your popcorn or other food. I’m talking about tobacco smoke. The smoke that is... (more »)
Subsection: Drugs / Alcohol / Smoking Articles  
A Word About Your Future
It’s okay to be unsure of the future. Why should you have to figure out your whole life before it’s even happened? Worrying about life after high school is normal. So many others are in your same situation. You don’t have to... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
Going to War
Lots of people in this world think our governments need to go to war. People don’t understand that sometimes we really don’t need to go to war. War should be used more as a defense than an aggressive action. Lots of countries say... (more »)
Subsection: Current Events / Politics Articles  
The News Side on Gun Control
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 Why is it only the crimes committed with guns are in the news, why not the crimes prevented by gun owners? Guns are used by citizens about 6,850 times a day in self-defense. As many as 200,000 women use a gun to defend themselves from... (more »)
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Technology Is Necessary for Human Development
I believe technology is necessary for human development. I’m not just talking about your new iphone 6 or your super-duper high-speed gaming laptop, there are other technological advances that have heavily benefited the human race. An... (more »)
There is a Difference
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Yeah, there are many jokes made about diabetes. A classic one would be that you’ll get diabetes from eating too many Big Macs. Being a type 1 diabetic, this is infuriating. I’d like to educate people so they don’t make offensive and... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
Homelessness
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Isn’t it nice to have a nice warm bed, food to eat at any time, clean clothes, and a home? Every night in the United States, more than 600,000 people experience homelessness. About half of that population is individuals. One-third is in... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
Help Stop Human Trafficking
Human trafficking is something we don’t usually like talking about or thinking about.  We know it goes on in this world, but did you know that human trafficking is a majeure problem here in the united states?  When we think of... (more »)
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Say No to Seaworld
Going to SeaWorld as a little girl was amazing but is now a place I would never go again. I advise no one to pay money to SeaWorld’s cruelties. There are many issues with SeaWorld that many people are blind to. It is a cruel place that is... (more »)
Subsection: Environment Articles  
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“What were you wearing?” This question is asked to women after they reveal that have been raped. It has become increasingly common to ask this. And frankly it’s disgusting. It does not matter what the woman was wearing.... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
Are You Paying Attention to the World Around You?
Do you think about the words that come out of your mouth? I never thought much of the words that people say until I lost someone. Once I overheard a girl say, “He is gonna go to college with me so I don't kill myself.” I lost it... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
Key to more Sex and Money
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Over the past few decades, people have been getting married later in life as time has gone on. The fact is, people are getting married about four years later in life than in previous generations. Why? So many of us teens want that... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
Should the United States Fight Terrorism Overseas?
One of the most pressing issues facing the United States and the world today is terrorism.  Terrorism isn’t a new concept, but it has become much more widespread since the turn of the twenty-first century.  The September 11,... (more »)
Subsection: Current Events / Politics Articles  
Smoking Can Only Take You Downwards
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Being a daughter of my dad was very hard at some point in my life. It wasn’t from being ashamed of being his daughter, but because of the choices he made. He was a smoker who was always addicted to it. Why do people who smoke feel the... (more »)
Subsection: Drugs / Alcohol / Smoking Articles  
A Sunlight-Powered Future
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 In today’s world, a need for renewable forms of energy is ever growing. Global warming has been accepted as a real threat with serious repercussions for our environment, and we are constantly working on ways to reduce our fossil... (more »)
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Gun Control Not Gun Control
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Firearms are a growing issue in the United States of America because there is such easy access to guns. More than 100,000 people are shot every year in the United States of America, according to the Brady Campaign. Gun shops allow people to... (more »)
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