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Storming the court needs control, not elimination
Friday, May 10, 2013

Recently, there has been a major issue pertaining to players’ and coaches’ safety in Men’s College Basketball. On February 28, 2013, the Duke Blue Devils were upset by ACC rival Virginia Cavaliers at Virginia’s home court, the John Paul Jones Arena.

Arguments against equal marriage don't hold water
Friday, May 10, 2013

America is currently experiencing a crisis over something that should not be an issue in the year 2012: marriage rights.

Photo of Fight for fair treatment of workers: Don't buy Nike
Friday, May 10, 2013

Nike products are undoubtedly cool. Fit and flabby alike proudly flaunt “swoosh”-marked apparel, everything from shoes to sweatshirts. Nike customers often don’t realize that by purchasing from Nike, they are supporting the oppression of factory workers overseas.

Photo of More time in the classroom is a good idea
Friday, May 10, 2013

Gov. Andrew Coumo wants to increase the length of time students in New York state go to school. The United States is falling behind in education compared to other countries, such as China, South Korea, and Canada.

Photo of Uniformity unwarranted in classroom
Friday, May 10, 2013

Does your school insist you wear school uniforms? Mine does.

Photo of Many ways to abuse an animal - and stop it
Friday, May 10, 2013

Many people do not realize that animal abuse is a major crime. To some people, animals are not as important as humans. If someone abused a human, should the punishment be any different than if someone abused an animal?

Student athletes should be able to drop gym class
Friday, May 10, 2013

My sister wanted to be an engineer. She also wants, loves and is great at art.

Photo of Puppy mills bad for dogs and must be stopped
Friday, May 10, 2013

How would you like it if you woke up in a cage only a couple inches bigger than you with wire floors killing your feet and hands?

Photo of Numbers don't add up anymore for college education
Friday, May 10, 2013

In December 2007, the United States entered what economists have regarded as the worst recession since the Great Depression. The median household income plummeted, and took with it the national and global economic state as a whole.

Photo of Great leaders have wise words about violence
Friday, May 10, 2013

On Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., 20 children and six teachers were killed in a mass shooting by a violent gunman.

Photo of Creative solutions needed to curb gun violence
Friday, May 10, 2013

Recently, the city of Saratoga Springs gained national attention on the controversial tropic of gun control.

Photo of Making the case for a longer school day or year
Friday, May 10, 2013

Can you spend more time in school than you already do? To increase learning time, President Obama has proposed a plan to extend the school year. People support this plan because it will close the achievement gap between the United States and other countries and it would help out working families.

Bullying should be an atrocity, not an excuse
Friday, May 10, 2013

That which we call a bully by any other name would be just as banal.

Photo of Ban video games, not guns, to curb violence
Friday, May 10, 2013

Although I am against violence and was as horrified as anyone at the recent shooting tragedies, I do not support all the restrictions on guns being proposed by Gov. Cuomo and President Obama.

Photo of Active video games can challenge mind and body
Friday, May 10, 2013

Video games are fun, however video games are frowned upon by parents as time-wasters, and worse, and some education experts think that these games corrupt the brain.


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