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Black Friday doesn’t spoil traditions

When you think Thanksgiving, the typical response is family, feast, and football. However, in recent years, Black Friday shopping has continued to encroach further and further into Thursday evening, with several stores opening their doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and some cyber sales occurring all day. With these developments, is Black Friday ruining Thanksgiving?… Continue reading Black Friday doesn’t spoil traditions


Americans need to act before 2020

When 99 percent of climate scientists agree that global warming is a problem, that’s a sign that there’s a problem, man-made or not. Last month, President Donald Trump finally acknowledged that global warming wasn’t the hoax that he claimed it to be 2012. “I think something’s happening. Something’s changing and it’ll change back again,” he… Continue reading Americans need to act before 2020


Legalization of marijuana continues to be hot political topic

Do you like fewer jobs, less medical options, and overcrowded jails? The legalization of marijuana, which was described by President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s as “possibly the most dangerous drug in America,” can create more jobs, provide more treatment options, and lower the number of people in overcrowded jails. Legalization remains a hot-button political… Continue reading Legalization of marijuana continues to be hot political topic


#MeToo breaks silence for victims

Just because nobody says anything doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. We tend to live in a society that tends to put a “hush hush” on sexual assault and sexual harassment. This can be seen with the emerging accusations against public figures such as President Donald Trump, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacy, Charlie Sheen and, most recently,… Continue reading #MeToo breaks silence for victims

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Dumb tweets shouldn’t mean expulsion

When universities make headlines, they don’t want it to because a student goes viral for saying the N-word on social media. In late March, sophomore Jillian Kirk from Michigan State University posted a racist message on SnapChat that was put on Twitter and retweeted more than 11,000 times. According to The New York Post, there… Continue reading Dumb tweets shouldn’t mean expulsion

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Degrees alone won’t get students jobs

You got your degree. What now? Most people want to believe that once they graduate they’ll go straight to work. But does getting a degree really guarantee you a job? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of Feb 2018, people over 25 with degrees had less unemployment than those with no college.… Continue reading Degrees alone won’t get students jobs

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Students have the right to be activists

After the mass school shooting on Feb. 14 in Parkland, Fla., thousands of high school and college students grouped together under the hashtag #NeverAgain to plan several walkouts during school hours to protest gun laws. In response to this, some secondary schools have begun threating disciplinary actions to protesting students. Curtis Rhodes, superintendent of the… Continue reading Students have the right to be activists

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Students gunning for stricter gun laws

When a second grader proposes a plan of action to keep students safe from guns before lawmakers, that’s a problem. According to the Chicago Tribune, first-grader Ava Olsen went to recess one September afternoon in 2016 and left with PTSD. Now home-schooled, Olsen wrote President Donald Trump a letter asking him to keep kids safe… Continue reading Students gunning for stricter gun laws