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House Avoids Solving Immigration Crisis
On June 30, 2014 President Obama stated that he would try to “fix as much of our immigration system as I can on my own, without Congress.” The statement was a response to John Boehner who told Obama that the House would not vote on immigration... (more »)
Princesses: Ending Their Reign
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If you asked a little girl what she wanted to be fifty years ago, what would be her response? A princess. If you ask a little girl today what she wants to be, what will she probably say? A princess. Wow, we’ve come so far. Honestly, the... (more »)
Remember, I Know How You Feel.
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Almost everybody thinks of thieves as bad people, they see them as people who happen to destroy people's privacy or illegally own premises. Even judges in a court wouldn't give them a chance or lend them an ear to hear their unheard... (more »)
The Politics of Fashion
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Some of the things people say online just amaze me. Last week, I managed to stumble upon an article dedicated exclusively to Hilary Clinton’s new hairstyle. At the end of the column, I found a comments section. I started to read through... (more »)
Israelites and the Palestinians
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Across the ocean, beyond where we can see, a war is raging on. But this war is a lot different from the wars we’re mostly involved in. The palestinians and the Israelites are fighting over their holy land, using military combat in the... (more »)
The Southern Border: A Crisis
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Fairness seems to be a value lost completely in today’s society. I think that perhaps this can be best seen in Barrack Obama’s undermining of immigration policy. It has been reported recently that tens of thousands of illegal immigrant... (more »)
Child Labor is Not Allowed!
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Did you ever think about those poor children suffering every day in some places around the world working all day? This is called child labor. The Democratic Republic of the Congo faces many challenges when it comes to child labor. One major... (more »)
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School Violence
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April 9th, 2014, it was an early school morning in Murrysville Pennsylvania. It was no different than any other day until a sophomore pulled out two kitchen knives and went on a stabbing rampage through the halls of Franklin Regional High School.... (more »)
How Ender Higgins is the younger fictionate man...
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In Ender’s Game, Ender Higgins is being forced to wear a tracking device on the back of his neck so that his government could monitor everything he does. Edward Snowden was under the same conditions when working for the NSA. Ender Higgins was... (more »)
Untitled (Near Near Minter City and Glendora,... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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<i>On a photo on display in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.</i> <i>Untitled,</i> a photo by William Eggleston. Hard to say why it intrigues me. Perhaps it's the color. After all, always, I've preferred... (more »)
Burma and the Rohingya: America It Is Time to... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Before this year, I had never heard of the Rohingya. But most 7th graders haven’t. While I didn’t know much about the Rohingya—a group of 800,000 ethnic minority Muslims living in Burma—I knew a lot about Burma’s turbulent history.... (more »)
A Better Future
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“I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson I think I’d rather like that, too, but my idea of a better future would include –other than the... (more »)
Plastered Paradise
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America sucks. Everything sucks. Nothing is good about this world. Nothing. Buddha, your third noble truth is BS. There is no way to over come suffering. Not a single way. Why? Because everyone sucks. We live in a plastered paradise. COME TO... (more »)
Set Love Free
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Think of your family, think of the love, the support, and the relationships within it. If that doesn’t sound like your family then hopefully you can think of a family in your life that has all of that. You wouldn’t want someone to break that... (more »)
Stop Being so Racist, Soccer
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Why do people judge you for your skin color, nationality, or origin? So they could just categorize you in their own mental box of Spanish, European, or Asian people? So they could say “ Oh, you’re half black?” Or “ I have a friend from... (more »)
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Look Up
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On the first Sunday of May, my math teacher showed our class a video called “Look Up”. It featured a British man named Gary Turk reciting a poem about the pitfalls of being eternally engrossed in digital technology. In the background there was... (more »)
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