Sunday, April 23, 2017

Languages In America

A leading subject of discord in America, especially for first- and second-generation immigrants, is whether or not students should drop their native language and instead learn only English. However, multilingualism is a proven asset...

Why PC Culture Matters

Two letters seem to represent everything that is right or wrong with our generation. P for political, and C for correctness. For many, the millennials and Generation Z are an over-protected bunch of school...

Freedom of Religion, and Lack Thereof

The First Amendment concerns free establishment of religion and free exercise thereof; freedom of speech and of the press. There’s been many debates about the true meaning of all these freedoms, but the one...

The Black Sheep of Child Marriages

The United States is absolutely terrible when it comes to establishing laws on child marriage. In a country that comes down hard on statutory rape and labels many people as sex offenders, the lax...

How Rape is Handled in Other Countries

When you think of countries with the worst rates of rape, the United States is probably not your first thought. More likely, India tops that list or is at least on it. But this...

U.S. Should Use Clean Energy

Since 1997, the United States has consistently been one of the top two heaviest carbon dioxide emitters along with China. What is strikingly worrying about these numbers is that we’re closer to China —...

Across the Globe: Why Small Farms Matter

We have a farming problem. And by we, I mean nearly every country on Earth. The problem? Small farms are unprofitable to the point where the vast majority of small farmers cannot make a...

Across the Globe: 10,000 Syrian Refugees is a Good Start

If the United States is really the so-called “land of the free,” you’d expect legislation to push for more refugees to be accepted into the country. This would make sense considering this great country...

American Lifestyle Exacerbates ADHD

Welcome to the generation of spoiled brats. We cry, we whine and we always get what we want from childhood on. This is especially true in a country like the United States, where a...

Let’s Stop Judgment On Mental Illnesses

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, this week’s column will delve into the state of global mental health. Sadly, mental health is not improving at the rate it should be for such a...

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Sleepless in San Diego

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