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Should Immigrant Criminals be Deported?
Hate Crimes
 LGBT Rights and State Laws

 LGBT Rights and State Laws

June 7, 2017

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Abortion Should Continue To Be Legal
Abortion Should be Legal
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Students Voice Concerns About Safety
Police in Schools Would Prevent Violence
Torture Should be Used in the War on Terror
Preventative Policing: Has it Gone Too Far?
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Teachers Should Carry Guns
Gun Control, Should it be Tightened or Loosened?
No More Restrictions to 2nd Amendment
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Girls Soccer
Youth Sports Should be a Choice
Why is Poaching Wrong?
Athletes and Sexual Orientation
Compensation for College Athletes
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Grease Hits the BCS Stage!
Grease Hits the BCS Stage!
March 22, 2023

The cast and crew of Grease are ready to entertain with this classic musical presenting 1950s teenagers navigating their social scenes with great...

Climate Change: An Inconvenient Truth?

Christian Lopez
January 21, 2018

An Inconvenient Truth, written and narrated by Al Gore, former Vice President to Bill Clinton, talks about human activity and the destruction of our world. Gore talks climate change and the causes and effects of it. The main points that are discussed are the burning of fossil fuels the large amounts of carbon dioxide being absorbed by our atmosphere.  The film also discusses the large ozone hole above...

Milk Prices

Corey Brown
June 7, 2017

Milk prices fluctuate more than most people could ever believe. One day they are at $22.85 and the next check,t it goes down to $20.00, and then after the first drop, they drop another dollar or two. Farming is a very expensive gamble. We spend more money on farming than people make in ten years. When you have a company that makes $1.5 million a year, $1.35 million of that goes right back into the...

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Growing Popularity of Eastern Medicine in The West

Noah Bentley
June 7, 2017

For the last 2500 years, Eastern Medicine has been practiced freely throughout Asia and a other countries. According to the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, they have stated;“as of 2012, nearly 40% of Americans use Eastern medicines or therapies.”("Alternative...

Junk Food

Julia Lindo
June 2, 2017

The people who indulge in junk food are supporting a problem that affects many countries worldwide. This problem is obesity. Moreover, attempting to abolish it will utterly fail due to the fact that eliminating it may harm school funding and junk food is still available. Nevertheless, I argue that junk...

Safer is Not Safe

Zach Bradshaw
June 2, 2017

E- Cigarettes have been used more in the past few years now. Some people say they are more dangerous and deadly than actual cigarettes. Mold in the lungs is the main defense heard from cigarette smokers. E Cigs have been around since about 2003, but recently, the E Cig market has exploded and tons of...

Celebrity Culture Influences Narcissism

Gabriel Lindo
June 2, 2017

Everyone dreams about life as a celebrity, and of how that lifestyle has so much to offer -- fame, fortune, and friends in high places. Keep dreaming! Celebrity culture isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. “They have fame, but their every move is scrutinized. They have great fortune, but they can...

Cost of Healthcare in America

Mike Van Buskirk
June 2, 2017

Today, many Americans rely on the health care system to make it easier to pay for wellness visits and routine check ups. However, the rising premium costs are forcing people to avoid enrollment in health care insurance and avoid necessary treatment. It brings us to wonder, is having health insurance...

Junk Food Discrepancy

Megan Rose
June 2, 2017

“Junk food” is a universal term that reaches the ears of everyone in the entire world. Its effects are obesity, diabetes and many other health risks. Junk food kills people and puts others at serious risk. If it poses so many problems, why do we continue to make and distribute processed and health...

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