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Photo of Moviegoers paying steep price at concession stand
Friday, May 9, 2014

Every time you go to the movies, do you buy candy, drinks, or popcorn?

Photo of Tuition for prisoners simply an outrageous idea
Friday, May 9, 2014

On February 16th, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his plan for New York State to start funding college tuition for inmates.

Photo of Foundation a catalyst for change for needy children of Vietnam
Friday, May 9, 2014

Did you know over a thousand families live in garbage dumps in Vietnam?

Photo of Cellphones often used for bullying
Friday, May 9, 2014

People of all ages have cellphones.

Photo of Slow-moving vehicle signs are dangerous when misused
Friday, May 9, 2014

My dad and I were driving home through the country recently and we saw that several people had posted Slow-Moving Vehicle (SMV) signs on their mailboxes. These homeowners may not realize that this action dilutes the importance of the signs and could cost someone’s life.

Pressure at school pushing students too much
Friday, May 9, 2014

In schools across the nation, teens are under a frightening amount of pressure.

Gymnasts have healthy fun
Friday, May 9, 2014

If you’re trying to keep you body healthy and active, gymnastics is what you should do.

Medical marijuna make sense for New York state
Friday, May 9, 2014

In recent years, marijuana has been legalized for recreational use in two states and has been legalized for medicinal use in more than 20 states. New York is soon to be the 21st state that will legalize for medicinal use.

Storming the court needs control, not elimination
Friday, May 10, 2013

Recently, there has been a major issue pertaining to players’ and coaches’ safety in Men’s College Basketball. On February 28, 2013, the Duke Blue Devils were upset by ACC rival Virginia Cavaliers at Virginia’s home court, the John Paul Jones Arena.

Arguments against equal marriage don't hold water
Friday, May 10, 2013

America is currently experiencing a crisis over something that should not be an issue in the year 2012: marriage rights.

Photo of Fight for fair treatment of workers: Don't buy Nike
Friday, May 10, 2013

Nike products are undoubtedly cool. Fit and flabby alike proudly flaunt “swoosh”-marked apparel, everything from shoes to sweatshirts. Nike customers often don’t realize that by purchasing from Nike, they are supporting the oppression of factory workers overseas.

Photo of More time in the classroom is a good idea
Friday, May 10, 2013

Gov. Andrew Coumo wants to increase the length of time students in New York state go to school. The United States is falling behind in education compared to other countries, such as China, South Korea, and Canada.

Photo of Uniformity unwarranted in classroom
Friday, May 10, 2013

Does your school insist you wear school uniforms? Mine does.

Photo of Many ways to abuse an animal - and stop it
Friday, May 10, 2013

Many people do not realize that animal abuse is a major crime. To some people, animals are not as important as humans. If someone abused a human, should the punishment be any different than if someone abused an animal?

Student athletes should be able to drop gym class
Friday, May 10, 2013

My sister wanted to be an engineer. She also wants, loves and is great at art.