Climate Change: A closer look at the debate over the environment

November 16, 2017

Global warming affects the world, but how is the current president taking it into consideration? Environmental disasters have been devastating the country recently, and it has the potential to get much worse if the U.S. does not fix its environmental policies. Since the British Industrial Revolution in the 1750s, carbon dioxide has been the world’s No. 1 driver of climate change. Primarily, this excess carbon dioxide comes from burning fossil…

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Breaking the habits of drug abuse and addiction

November 16, 2017

“Marijuana started as kind of a thing that made me laugh,” Kelly* said. “Just like something just to relax, but like every time you do it it kind of changes your experience.” Drug addiction starts in different ways. Some begin using the drug on their own while others are introduced through friends or family. The variability of drug addiction continues from exposure through recovery, as each individual faces challenges that…

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Deaf students discuss their experiences

November 16, 2017

A girl wakes up to muted sounds, like all the volume around her has been turned down. She reaches over to her nightstand, slips in her hearing aides, and immediately, the sounds of her mom calling for breakfast and her brothers trampling down the stairs resonate clearly in her ears. Hearing is something many individuals take for granted, but for those with hearing impairments, it is something that they are…

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Oh, the humanities: There’s more to education than STEM

November 16, 2017

As autumn creeps into winter, the future is on many of our minds. Standardized testing and college applications abound. Stress permeates the atmosphere like an electricity, the voltage making one wonder if the freshmen can even remain unconcerned. With all this preparation for the future, it is only fair for us to evaluate what we want it to look like, and a huge part of that evaluation is what we…

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