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Why does higher education come with such a hefty price tag in a country as developed and rich as the United States? Developed countries around the world have made education accessible to every student. Education is not a privilege of the wealthy; it is the right of every person. Many people complain about taxes this…Read More
On November 3rd, the country stared at their television and phone screens without a second thought of how high their screen time was getting. Despite whether you voted for Donald Trump’s reelection or Joe Biden, the. However, many people did not see or just scrolled over the articles explaining the many different states that legalized marijuana and the few states that decriminalized low amounts of harder drugs. In 44 states, weed is legal in some form, where that be medical or recreational. Oregon took the next step in 2020’s election. They voted and officially decriminalized personal use and possession of all drugs. The terms “decriminalized” and “legalized” are very distinct and crucial to understanding Oregon’s decision. So, today I will be discussing what it means to “decriminalize” drugs.Read More
In the United States, different social groups have different perspectives of the nation’s history. Race, gender, or sexual orientation largely determine one’s view of history. Marginalized social groups remember the horrors of the past and the murdered ancestors. On the contrary, when people of dominant social groups look at history, they see the successes, and…Read More
As COVID cases increase and the flu creeps up behind us, professional sports have started to resume play. As customary, people remove their hats, hold their hand over their hearts and sometimes kneel for the “Star-Spangled Banner,” the American national anthem. However, when people listen to “Star-Spangled Banner,” it’s questionable whether they are really listening. Most people don’t think about the origins of and what the national anthem stands for. Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly of the “Star-Spangled Banner.”Read More