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Othello Close Reading

Desdemona 1.3.208-218 My noble father, I do perceive here a divided duty: To you I am bound for life and education; My life and education both do learn me How to respect you; you are the lord of duty; I am hitherto your daughter: but here’s my husband, And so much duty as my mother show’d To you, preferring you […]

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Uniform policies

An article produced by CNN states that “A Colorado third-grader was suspended after shaving her head to show support for a friend battling cancer, because she’d violated her school’s dress code banning shaved heads. Her parents expected the school to make an exception for such a brave display of sympathy. This shows that even when we are trying to show […]

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School Dress Codes

“A Colorado third-grader was suspended after shaving her head to show support for a friend battling cancer, because she’d violated her school’s dress code banning shaved heads. Her parents expected the school to make an exception for such a brave display of sympathy.” I understand that this was in violation of the dress code, but this is a third-grader. She is […]

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Girl School Uniforms

There is a big debate about girls and their school uniforms whether or not girls wear their uniforms appropriately during school. There have been multiple cases about girls who have stood up for what they think is right when it comes to what they wear to school. One of them is about how one girl sued her school because the […]

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Do school uniforms discriminate against girls?

There seems to be a lot of controversy about uniforms and the dress codes. I go to a private Catholic school so I understand what is happening around. Girls seem to get in trouble a lot more for the dress code than boys. I am not saying boys don’t get in trouble, but girls tend to get the shorter end […]

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Keep the Planned Parenthood’s Open!

“Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization that provides reproductive health services in the United States and internationally. In 2014, federal and state governments provided the organization with $528 million in funding (40% of its annual budget). The majority of this funding comes from Medicaid which subsidizes reproductive healthcare for low-income women. In 2014, abortions accounted for 3% of the services they provided. The majority […]

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We No Longer Stick Up For Each Other

These past few months have been very difficult for the Citizens of the United States. Many of us don’t think the United States are very “united.” There have been many riots and protests that have been caused by the Presidency with Donald Trump. We no longer stick up for each other and are constantly at battles with one another for […]

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Alcohol in College

Drinking in colleges has always been something that the students do for experience and to have fun. The downside to that is the fact that many people die or become sick from alcohol poisoning. Some of the reasons people drink in college is because they have already been drinking in high school. Other problems that can increase drinking in college […]

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What are the rates of death affected by drug use?

I am actually not very educated on this topic. I know that there are thousands of deaths each year due to the access of hard drugs that people use each day. These drugs include heroin, cocaine, meth, etc. Many of these people are homeless and don’t have any other way of living but to use these drugs. Their bodies are […]

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Why is climate changing so rapidly?

       I know that there has been issues in the past that is affecting our climate drastically. Rising temperatures in the air and in the ocean is affected by the air pollution and waste/litter that is thrown into the ocean by humans. In the past few weeks, there have been three hurricanes and that is something that we […]

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