By Micalyia Douglas Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, first published in 1884, has been praised and criticized for varying reasons. This novel has been the center of many debates, one of the most prominent topics being its ending. Some argue the ending is sub-par in comparison to the rest of the novel, while... Continue Reading →
Should We Be Following Other Countries in the Proper Disposal of Nuclear Waste?
By Stella Rivera There is a big problem in the world today that many of us might not realize and that is nuclear waste. It is one of the most dangerous pollutants, and it does not get as much attention as it needs. The United States should follow the lead of other countries in taking... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
By Sasha T. Miller One of the things most closely associated with the image of Mark Twain is smoking. Twain lived in an era when tobacco use was far more acceptable than it is today, and there were many methods involved in the use of it. In Huckleberry Finn Twain brings tobacco into the story... Continue Reading →
Staying Together for the Kids is Only Causing More Problems
By Ashley Hayford In 2009, Alice Morrin was shot and killed in her home by her husband who had then shot and killed himself with their two children in the house. The reasoning behind his actions, they just were not meant to be. They had talked about getting a divorce for a while, but they... 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 →