Month: October 2021

Media Bias and its Effects on Political Polarization

The U.S.’s political climate today is extremely hostile and unwelcoming. People today don’t want to share their beliefs with one another because they don’t want to risk provoking people towards hatred of them. Much of this tends to come from the mainstream media and the way individual outlets decide to report the facts. However, media …

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How does playing sports impact classroom success for students at high levels?

Dominick Giudice 10/24/21 The academic success of college student athletes is a topic that is talked about at many levels across colleges. There are many thoughts around this topic. As a student athlete myself, I am able to see firsthand the success and failures from my own activities. One of the first points worth noting …

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Cyberbullying: A Reality Check for Victims and Perpetrators

Every day, almost 80% of Americans access the internet in some way. Right now, you’re even using it to read this article. Technology has become a major part of people’s daily lives, and a big part of that technology is social media. Different social media sites such as Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, and hundreds of …

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Can I Kick It or Can I Kick It Out?: Music and Arts Education for Children and Young Kids

Christian Charley Look in the corner of your room and go find the recorder you were given back in elementary school. Now go ahead, pack it up, grab breakfast from mom/dad, then get on the bus and be on your merry way. You may have loved to play the recorder, or you may have hated …

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Tackling the Myths Surrounding Growing Up with Gay Parents

By Graham Helft Do children who grow up with gay parents have worse outcomes than kids with straight parents?  Well, if you grew up in a hyper-liberal family like I did, you’re probably internally screaming a resounding “No!” If you didn’t, you might be wondering about whether children need a mom and dad, a male …

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Babies Are on an Uneven Playing Field Before They’re Even Born: Here’s Why

With the medical advances made in the US within the last 100 years, one would imagine that everyone would be able to benefit from those advances. Improvements such as the creation of fetal ultrasound and the decline in the maternal mortality rate due to more sanitary techniques being used and the introduction of antibiotics would …

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The Power of “Perfection”: Is Social Media Destroying Our Teens?

Beauty Throughout the Years Throughout the last century, a rise in media influence has undoubtedly taken over the lives of teens throughout the world. From radio shows in the 30s, to ads in the 50s, to magazines in the 70s, commercials in the 90s, and now a plethora of social media outlets, young women have …

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