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The Limits of Social Media and The Potential of...
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"You have the world at your fingertips," is a common phrase uttered to my generation. Yet, we never stop to consider what that means. It’s just another excuse to log on Twitter and spout off your opinions about your relationship... (more »)
Global Warming Must Be Stopped
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Do you ever wonder why the weather seems unpredictable these days? One day sunny, one day snowy? The unpredictability of the weather is caused by global warming, or climate change. Global warming is caused by the gradual increase in Earth’s... (more »)
Post Apocalyptic
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I can't remember my first venture into the genre of the apocalypse. Dystopian? Zombified? General death, destruction, and anarchy? It's hard to say; the media is saturated with the idea. It's pretty easy to see why my... (more »)
Unnoticed
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September 11, 2001 is the day that 2,977 innocent people were killed. Fast forward twelve years and here our hearts break yet again for the people killed by the rage of a monster in a human’s body, but this time not in a skyscraper, but a... (more »)
When Love Wins
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I remember the first time I had heard the word gay. How it was a guarded secret, like saying it too loudly might make one of them show up. I remember because a law called proposition 8 was being voted on in California. I was in third grade and... (more »)
Should astronauts visit space?
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Should astronauts explore space?   For years space exploration has been a part of humanity, now NASA’S next mission is to put man on mars. In my opinion NASA needs to slow down there progress of exploration because some of space is no... (more »)
Should astronauts explore space?
By , pontiac, MI
Should astronauts explore space?   For years space exploration has been a part of humanity, now NASA’S next mission is to put man on mars. In my opinion NASA needs to slow down there progress of exploration because some of space is no... (more »)
Call for Change This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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So far, the 2016 election has been completely unprecedented all around. Many of the candidates’ behavior has led to some people feeling unwelcome and disrespected in their own country. Being a member of a minority community, it is a little... (more »)
My Endorsement of Hillary Clinton
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This year's election is a loaded topic, and I meant that absolutely literally. Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, Scott Walker, Carly Fiorina, John Kassich, Jill Stein, & Chris Christie just to name a few of the candidates.... (more »)
Is Standardized Testing Truly the Way to Go? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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On April 14, 2015 155,000 students attending New York State schools boycotted their mandated test. One parent said, “I see no compelling evidence this is a fair and accurate way to assess children or teachers. All this emphasis on testing... (more »)
It Is Time
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How do you typically spend a day? Many people spend their average day working, going to school, studying, and spending time with their families. Oh, and, if you live in the United States, 91 of us will be killed with guns each day. Seven of... (more »)
Women and Education
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There are still so many things that aren't fair for women in this world. Every day, girls in poor families are withdrawn from school (if they were lucky enough to go to school in the first place) in order to help their mothers and fathers put... (more »)
Of Avocados and Christianity
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Did you know that people who read nonfiction side primarily with Christian beliefs? Or that people with the favorite color orange do not typically keep up with the news? Chances are that you were not aware of these so-called... (more »)
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The Woman Achieves
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96 years ago women were allowed the right to state thier opinions; in other words, to vote. Of course it was a huge moment for females, and not just for women, for everybody. It was a sign of achieving things nobody said could be done. It was a... (more »)
Our Responsibility
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The name Kim Kardashian probably flashes an instant image of a notorious face at you, while the two words Paul Ryan leaves your brain void of a picture. I don’t blame you. Most young people focus much more on the fascinating, gossipy world of... (more »)
This Chaotic World We Live In
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This is one of the weirdest times in history. The 2016 nominees for President of the United States are Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Normally, the majority citizens in other countries find it difficult to name the candidates, especially... (more »)
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