20 Dec 2018

Peer Pressure- A Teen Experience

The Honorable Judge Lorraine Irby remembers feeling peer pressure as a teenager. It was the summer after eighth grade, and she was starting over at a new school; she was invited to a party, and she wanted the cute older boys to like her. One of them offered her a

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22 Nov 2018

Black Friday doesn’t spoil traditions

When you think Thanksgiving, the typical response is family, feast, and football. However, in recent years, Black Friday shopping has continued to encroach further and further into Thursday evening, with several stores opening their doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and some cyber sales occurring all day. With these developments,

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19 Nov 2018

Thanks for your service, now let’s move on

Bro-vet, thank you for your service, now can we move on to more import things? The bro-vet I am referring to always steers a discussion in class towards a narrative regarding veterans. There are very real issues that veterans deal with on a daily basis, from the ineptitude of the

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13 Nov 2018

Legalization of marijuana continues to be hot political topic

Do you like fewer jobs, less medical options, and overcrowded jails? The legalization of marijuana, which was described by President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s as “possibly the most dangerous drug in America,” can create more jobs, provide more treatment options, and lower the number of people in overcrowded jails.

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13 Nov 2018

Trafficking issues need to be recognized

Human trafficking is one of the less talked-about issues happening in the United States, but it is one of the most important. According to the International Labour Organization, more than 40 million people are victims of human trafficking around the world. Texas is the second worst state for human trafficking,

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