Vaccination: Choice or Responsibility?

By Brett Rinehart People of all walks of life share different views on a variety of topics and as a good rule of polite small talk certain subjects are considered taboo. They are usually either politics or religion. Included in politics is usually the matter of vaccination. Good people have differing opinions on the subject,... Continue Reading →

Voting Rights for Felons

By Evelin Diaz The right to vote is everyone’s constitutional right. However, there are four states that permanently ban a person with a felony or a previous conviction of this right. I believe that this voting disenfranchisement is unconstitutional as the people most affected by this law are the minorities. It is very unfortunate that... Continue Reading →

Flight 1549

By Jenellie Ricketts 155 was what Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger repeated like a broken record, his heart pounded in his chest. 155, the number of passengers on board flight 1549. On January 15, 2009 about 100 seconds into the flight, a flock of Canada geese struck both engines of the plane causing them to lose thrust;... Continue Reading →

Veteran Affairs Healthcare Benefits

By Nicholas Roy According to the 2014 Census Bureau, there are approximately 21.8 million veterans in the United States (US). All of these service members served their time and earned the title “United States Veteran.” This title is honorable and only carried by approximately 14% of documented people living in the United States. A veteran... Continue Reading →

All Play and No Pay

By Kimberly Allen Several writers create a link between the college sports industry to the ancient slavery era described in the History books. The idea is that the slaves worked endlessly and all they got in return was room and board with occasional meals while their masters gained enormous wealth. While in college sports, the... Continue Reading →

F is for Felon Forever

By Carmen Rodriguez Jose, my domestic partner, left his grandparents' loving home and traveled to New York. He was searching for his biological father but he had to stay with his Aunt because his father was in jail for selling drugs. Jose’s aunt lived in a very rough housing project and to blend in Jose... Continue Reading →

Children as Consumers

By Nayomi Dasanayake Have you ever thought who could be an advertiser’s targeted audience? An advertiser’s dream? Would you be surprised if I told you they are kids? Strategy is important to be successful in advertising and generate revenue, so it is important for advertisers to know and understand their audience’s needs and wants. Marketers... Continue Reading →

Should E-Sports be Considered Sports?

By Jerry Adjoyi Leah Jackson mentioned in "The Rise of ESports in America” that over the years, electronic sports, also known as E-sports, have progressed significantly. Millions of people both watch and play E-sports. Games like Dota 2, League of Legends, and StarCraft are popular in the E-sports community and are played professionally. The definition... Continue Reading →

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