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When Should Juvenile Offenders Receive Life Sentences?

When Should Juvenile Offenders Receive Life Sentences?

Lauren N., Reporter

January 14, 2020

There are many different opinions on this topic because of the range of ages and the severity of the crime. The youngest juvenile offender to be taken to court was Lionel Tate who murdered six-year-old Tiffany Euniel at the age of 13. He was sentenced to jail time of 3 years on a sentence of 2nd-degr...

Should Computer Games Be Used For Classroom Instruction?

Should Computer Games Be Used For Classroom Instruction?

Celine K., Reporter

December 17, 2019

Computer games are something both kids and adults look forward to playing whether it's at work or when you get home from school. These fun computer games are involved in a student’s learning experience, make a big impact on their career as a student, and make them want to go to school more and more. ...

Can Robots Teach Students in the Future?

Can Robots Teach Students in the Future?

Kumail A., Reporter

December 16, 2019

Machines and robots may one day take the place of human teachers to help students learn the information they would need to learn in order to become successful in life.  There are many different reasons to believe that robots may be better than humans at teaching children. With advancing technology,...

Why Fortnite is Bad for Kids

Why Fortnite is Bad for Kids

Ethan J., Reporter

November 20, 2019

The game called Fortnite is a well-known game around the world. It is a battle royale type game that lasts until there is only one person standing left. The game includes strategy, building, and attacking. The popular game was released in 2016, and ever since then, over 250 million people have played ...

Should the Government Still Use the Electoral College?

Should the Government Still Use the Electoral College?

Chase K., Reporter

November 5, 2019

In 2016, Hillary Clinton received more votes for president than Donald Trump. However, despite the majority, Donald Trump won the election due to the results from the electoral college. This upset many people who argued that more people wanted Clinton as president, yet Trump was inaugurated into offi...

Should Zoos Be Banned?

Should Zoos Be Banned?

Anselle P., Reporter

November 5, 2019

Zoos are facilities that confine wild animals to be shown to the public, studied, or for conservation. As many see zoos as a way to protect animals, others view it as a prison. Keeping animals in an enclosed space may provide it with food and safety, but could also cause depression and boredom for the ...

Does Social Media Ruin Nature?

Does Social Media Ruin Nature?

Ethan Y., Editor

November 5, 2019

For centuries, nature was the key to man advancements and cultivation. It provided many natural resources, such as wood, iron, and gold. Nature was also worshipped by many cultures and gave wonder and amazement to many that come. However, in modern days, companies wanting more resources and land have de...

Should Phones be Allowed to be Taken to School?

Should Phones be Allowed to be Taken to School?

Samuel T., Reporter

October 29, 2019

In these modern days, technology is a part of our everyday lives. Many kids have phones and take it with them almost everywhere, including school. There are many uses for a phone, such as taking pictures, playing games, texting friends or other people, and more. When kids bring their phones to school, t...

Should More People Buy Electric Cars?

Should More People Buy Electric Cars?

Sahana G., Reporter

October 29, 2019

Electric cars are becoming more popular by the month and becoming more familiar on the road. But many people wonder if the switch to electric is really worth it and if electric cars are better for the environment. If e-cars can really help reduce climate change and make the air quality better, then ma...

Is Graffiti Considered Art?

Is Graffiti Considered Art?

Ethan J., Reporter

October 28, 2019

Some people say that graffiti is a type of art that expresses emotion. It has writing, drawings, slogans, gang signs, and sometimes even threats. It has been around ever since ancient Greece, ancient Egypt, and the Roman Empire. Graffiti can be put on any flat surface such as a wall, table, house, a...

Should Schools Require Uniforms?

Should Schools Require Uniforms?

Ben V., Reporter

October 8, 2019

Students and scholars around the world have been debating a topic that has been lingering between the students and teachers for a long time. The controversial question that is argued is if students should be required to wear uniforms. There are pros and cons to both dressing in diverse clothes and dressing...

Should Smoking and Vaping be Illegal?

Should Smoking and Vaping be Illegal?

Gavin A., Reporter

October 8, 2019

Many teens and adults alike in the United States have some addiction to smoking and vaping. Little do they know that their favorite stress reliever causes lung cancer and even death. The United States government should ban these compelling substances before they affect the lives of more American citi...

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