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100-year-old sorority promotes scholarship, service

100-year-old sorority promotes scholarship, service

Friday, May 10, 2013
There is a group of strong and intelligent women who are members of an organization called the Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
 
Uniformity unwarranted in classroom

Uniformity unwarranted in classroom

Friday, May 10, 2013
Does your school insist you wear school uniforms? Mine does.
 
Many ways to abuse an animal - and stop it

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?
 
Luck, patience, timing are keys to seeing wild animals

Luck, patience, timing are keys to seeing wild animals

Friday, May 10, 2013
Picture this: it’s a warm sunny day and you’re taking a walk through the forest, absently. Little do you know, nearby there’s a few mice and chipmunks. There’s even a young coyote hunting a rabbit not too far away from where you are walking! However, you don’t notice any of this.
 
Science Research program helps students get ahead

Science Research program helps students get ahead

Friday, May 10, 2013
There are thousands of straight-A students all across the country, but what sets one of them apart from another?
 
Opening a restaurant is tough but rewarding

Opening a restaurant is tough but rewarding

Friday, May 10, 2013
It’s hard work opening a restaurant, even with 20 years of experience and a lot of planning.
 
Life on the farm has advantages and drawbacks

Life on the farm has advantages and drawbacks

Friday, May 10, 2013
Kyle Donnan, a 2009 graduate of Galway High School, has always had the goal of owning his own farm one day.
 

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.
 
Puppy mills bad for dogs and must be stopped

Puppy mills bad for dogs and must be stopped

Friday, May 10, 2013
How would you like it if you woke up in a cage only a couple inches bigger than you with wire floors killing your feet and hands?
 
Numbers don't add up anymore for college education

Numbers don't add up anymore for college education

Friday, May 10, 2013
In December 2007, the United States entered what economists have regarded as the worst recession since the Great Depression. The median household income plummeted, and took with it the national and global economic state as a whole.
 
Great leaders have wise words about violence

Great leaders have wise words about violence

Friday, May 10, 2013
On Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., 20 children and six teachers were killed in a mass shooting by a violent gunman.
 
Program offers SAFE way for disabled kids to play

Program offers SAFE way for disabled kids to play

Friday, May 10, 2013
Do you know what SAFE stand for? It stand for Sports Are For Everyone.
 
Athletics can give students fighting chance in class

Athletics can give students fighting chance in class

Friday, May 10, 2013
As you drive home, you go over every play that happened in your head. What a great game it was! Your whole team played so well, and now you just want to go home and relax. And thankfully, you can do that.
 
Kids should try out sports: They might enjoy them

Kids should try out sports: They might enjoy them

Friday, May 10, 2013
Trying out for a sport or active activity is a great way to stay fit and healthy.
 
Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children and adults

Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children and adults

Friday, May 10, 2013
The Big Brothers Big Sisters program sets high hopes and assurances in becoming something great for troubled kids.
 
 

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