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Yes on 3, No on Discrimination

Massachusetts Votes to Protect the Rights of Trans People

In a Nutshell

Elisabeth Silver

November 16th, 2018



A Desert of a Different Kind

The Food Desert Epidemic that Plagues America 

In a Nutshell

Elisabeth Silver

October 25th, 2018

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Votes Are In With Minor Differences

Teenagers Are Invested in the Nation, so Why Can’t They Vote?

Elisabeth Silver

Opposing Opinions

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Too Old to Play, Too Young to Say

Why We Should Raise the Voting Age

Luke Russell

October 18th, 2018



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Michigan Water Crisis

How Michigan's Water Supply is Poisoning Americans

In a Nutshell

Caleb Archer



A Necessary Evil

Why Private Prisons are A Necessary Evil

Ethan Wallace

Opposing Opinions

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Inhuman and Un-American

Why Private Prisons are Inhuman

McKenna Helfenberger

July 17th, 2018



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The Right to Repair

A Movement on the Rise

In a Nutshell

Conner Jones

March 13th, 2018



Larry Nassar: Corruption and Conviction

How Higher Misconduct Enabled Nassar's Abuse

In a Nutshell

McKenna Helfenberger

March 3rd, 2018

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Democratic Dominance

Why The Democratic Party Isn't Doomed

Ethan Wallace

Opposing Opinions

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A Powerless Party

Why The Democratic Party Is Weakening

Conner Jones 

August 26th, 2017



A Standardized Scam

The Failures of Standardized Tests in America

Thomas Werner

Opposing Opinions

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Standardized Tests Need to Stay

The Advantages of Standardized Tests in America

Elise Basil and Martin Werner

August 19th, 2017



America Deserves Better

Why Leaving the Paris Agreement Was the Right Decision 

Dani Fauzi

Opposing Opinions

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Another Step Backwards

Why Leaving the Paris Agreement Was a Huge Mistake

Martin Werner

July 8th, 2017



Pittsburgh, Not Paris

Trump Withdraws from the Paris Agreement

In a Nutshell

Martin Werner

June 3rd, 2017

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A Face-Off Over Funding

Plans to Defund Planned Parenthood

In a Nutshell

McKenna Helfenberger

May 27th, 2017



Animal Cruelty in Kentucky

Underwhelming Efforts to Prevent Cruelty

Under the Radar

Julia Radhakrishnan

May 13th, 2017



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The Future of Forecasting

Trump's Proposed Cuts to the NOAA

In a Nutshell

Dani Fauzi

April 22nd, 2017



The Cannabis Abyss

Why Marijuana Should Not be Legalized

Missy Hill

Opposing Opinions

Weed is Wonderful

The War on an Inanimate Object, and Why It Isn't Working

Thomas Werner

April 1st, 2017



Gerrymandering

Staying Inside the Lines is Easy When You Draw Them Yourself

In a Nutshell

Christian Lauritzen

January 22nd, 2017



Tattletales

Why Whistleblowing Isn't That Simple 

Martin Werner

Opposing Opinions

Knowledge is Power

The Case for Edward Snowden

Ethan Wallace

December 13th, 2016



Report: Hillary Clinton Actually Lizard Person

The Issue of Fake News

Martin and Thomas Werner

Opposing Opinions

CNN: Certainly Not News

The Left Media's Bias and Censorship

Whomas Terner

November 27th, 2016



Git-No-Mo

The Case for Closing Guantanamo

McKenna Helfenberger

Opposing Opinions

Security First

The Case for Not Closing Guantanamo

Thomas Werner

November 17th, 2016



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Three's Company

The Challenges of Third Parties in America

Colton Williams

Under the Radar

August 27th, 2016



The Future of the Final Frontier

What's Next for NASA?

In a Nutshell

Nate Dutch

August 14th, 2016

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Liberals Need to Listen

Why Ignoring Trump Supporters is a Mistake

Henry Walther

Opposing Opinions

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There Is No Side by Side

It's Time to Stop Pretending Trump has Anything Valid to Say

Zachariah Sippy

August 6th, 2016



American Anti-Intellectualism

"Dumb" is the New "Smart"

Under the Radar

Alec Dupont

July 29th, 2016

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No News Is Good News (For Trump)

How Media's Censorship Showed Me Trump is Right About Political Correctness 

My Story

Thomas Werner

June 24th, 2016



In Defense of the Democratic Party Nominating Process

If it Ain't Broke, Don't Fix it

Under the Radar

Henry Walther

June 8th, 2016

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There’s No Y in Science

 The Challenges of Women in Science

Under the Radar

Nate Dutch

June 5th, 2016



Save Money or Lives (Choose One)

The Battle Over Prescription Drugs

Opposing Opinions

Grae Chambers

June 3rd, 2016

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