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Spun Goes the Web
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The trees were swaying as the spider spun in its web. I stared down the creature, from its tiny legs to the waist, backflips trying to get the web perfect. This reminded me of people how we all judge the shy kid in the corner. We even objectify... (more »)
The End of Poverty
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Waiting for the metro to come in downtown Montreal, I wondered about what I had seen a few minutes ago. A homeless person was standing by the entrance holding the metro door with one hand and begging for money with the other. As people passed... (more »)
The Starving World
By , South Burlington, VT
Imagine having the feeling of not knowing where your next meal is coming from. People all around the world, not only in my community, have this reality every day. I have been fortunate enough to not have had the experience of going hungry, but... (more »)
Is Technology Causing a Lack in Social Skills?
By , Bethlehem, PA
We all love to check our Instagram once in while, we even texts for ours on Kik about laughable memories or even just drop a ''Hey'' while moving foward with our daily lifes. Yes, technology improved over the years and yes... (more »)
Orcas Were Placed in Oceans, and Should Stay There
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In recent years, there has been speculation as to whether or not orcas should still be held in captivity, such as marine parks or exhibits. I believe that even though human beings are the dominant species on this earth, that does not... (more »)
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As a general statement, I enjoy beginnings- the first page of a book you are destined to love is equal to the first, “Hello” you mutter to a close friend. The beauty of beginnings is the infinite amount of possibilities they open up to: a... (more »)
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It’s crazy to think that something that takes up 71% of this planet could be unavailable. Yes, I’m talking about water. Not having the most important piece to survival seems foreign to any of us who have grown up in America and... (more »)
Decisions, Decisions
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Most people believe the choices one makes has rational explanations. They like to think their actions are well thought out and calculated, but the bitter truth is that more often than not, emotions are the reason people do what they do. Now,... (more »)
Generation Oppression
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I love when people tell me there’s little hope for my generation. It’s probably one of my favorite things to hear while I’m at the stage in my life where I have to plan for my future. If I could love anything more, it would be... (more »)
Will SeaWorld Survive Blackfish Backlash?
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After the documentary Blackfish was released in 2013, SeaWorld was hit with reality, or what they believe to be, propaganda. However, in the article “SeaWorld may be bouncing back from ‘Blackfish’ backlash” by Hugo... (more »)
Why Mrs. Weathers
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I believe that banning firearms is wrong; in my opinion a band on firearms is quite unethical and not really right. Now in the world there are some United States citizens that have more guns than they should even have but that’s there... (more »)
How Electoral Collages Ruin Democracy
Electoral Collages are 538 electors who cast votes to decide the President and Vice-President of the United States. Usually, political parties nominate electors at their state conventions. Sometimes that process occurs by a vote of the party's... (more »)
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"how many nights does it take to count the stars? that's the time it would take to fix my heart"   You know sometimes, you just somehow rather feel rather melancholic. And it's not for an hour, not a day, not a week but months. I don't... (more »)
Monitored Freedom
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Confined in small cages, bombarded by severe dental issues, blamed for several deaths, punished for poor quality performances… these are eminent facts that lead us to the conclusion: killer whales are unfairly treated. The orca documentary... (more »)
Banning of the Confederate
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Banning the rebel flag should not be allowed. Banning the rebel flag goes against our rights as an American to do and have what we want. Our founding fathers created a constitution to secure our rights and freedoms as an American citizen, and by... (more »)
Concealed Carry
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Every time one turns on the tv, they hear someone with a concealed carry license has taken crime into their hands and killed a person breaking the law. All we hear nowadays is that someone has killed another. Someone has taken the law in their... (more »)
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