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Wage War on the Wage Gap
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The wage gap isn’t real… or at least not how one thinks it is. Now what I mean by this is that the wage gap as most perceive it, isn’t actually there in the slightest, or at any rate in the common sense. Here are the main 3... (more »)
Know What You're Putting in Your Stomach
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Artificial sweeteners are prevalent in today’s society, and the teenagers in any school, not to mention undergraduates, grad students, post grad students, and young adults fresh into the working field are no exception from falling prey to... (more »)
Big Brother Is Watching
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Horrifying parallels between Donald Trump’s presidency and George Orwell’s dystopian novel, 1984, have recently been brought to light due to recent controversies. The first chapter of the iconic book ends with the slogan of the dystopian... (more »)
Should Religion Affect the State’s Decisions?
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One day, about a year ago, as I was observing the American dollar, I noticed something quite controversial. I noticed the phrase “In God We Trust”. As an American citizen, I thought, “No. No, I don’t.” And after... (more »)
Different, Yet the Same
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November 9th, I woke up like any normal school day. Grabbing my phone to turn my alarm off, I looked in awe to see an abundance of notifications I hardly ever receive. After my alarm was off, I went to see what all the madness was. When I saw... (more »)
The Blight of Fake News
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Imagine a desolate world, in which anarchy rules and destruction has taken the reins of the government. This world has one difference between now and then. The American figurehead has become part of the problem. People bite and tear at the... (more »)
The Wall That Will Fall
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President Donald Trump swore to his supporters to build a wall between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico). Such a feat would require massive amounts of concrete and private land. Not to mention construction on... (more »)
Adios Castro This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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On November 25, 2016, Fidel Castro, former leader of Cuba who ruled from 1959 to 2008, died at the age of ninety. The man who survived over six hundred attempts on his life and everything from violent revolution to exploding cigars and poisoned... (more »)
A Congressional Recess
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What’s that you say? Congress is threatening to shut down the government again?! What happened this time? Oh, they can’t agree on whether or not to “build a wall!”? Fantastic! Not that I’m... (more »)
Convicted Felons' Rights
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Ever wonder what happens after a murder, rapist, or burglar is released back to the streets after completing his or her sentence? Felons are faced with many restraints once convicted. Some of these restraints include the right to vote, the... (more »)
Dividing, But Not Conquering This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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When the White House announced its proposed “America First” budget in March, the introductory message from President Trump stated, “In these dangerous times, this public safety and national security Budget Blueprint is a... (more »)
Was Trump Right For Once?
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Many people are calling what made the US launch a missile strike on Syria, the “worst chemical attack in years.”(Barnard) The Syrian chemical attack and the US’s missile strike, have been a hot topic as of recently. A big... (more »)
Should Migrant Acceptance Rates Be Increased?
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 Recently, two boats were found capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya. More than two hundred immigrants are feared to be dead. The immigrants were trying to reach Europe via Italy when the trip took a turn for the worst. The... (more »)
What Does "13 Reasons Why" Provide...
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Over the past week, I had begun to watch a show referred to me by my soon-to-be brother-in-law. It did not strike as an interesting show to watch at first, however, that could not have been more incorrect. The show is based upon a girl, Hannah... (more »)
DeVos Trial
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A political issue I care about today is President-elect Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee, Besty Devos. As a high school student, I reject any suggestion that Betsy DeVos is qualified to become the next U.S. secretary of education.... (more »)
We Are Possible
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We most literally hold knowledge within the palms of our hands. Technology allows us to obtain and spread information at any given moment and do you know what we do with it? We stalk our exes on Instagram, scroll through memes and DIY’s on... (more »)
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