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School Reopening Debate Forgets 1000s of Businesses Never Closed

School Reopening Debate Forgets 1000s of Businesses Never Closed

Those debating whether or not it is possible to open schools safely should take a look at 1000s of businesses that have continued daily operations since COVID-19 started. Indeed, there are legitimate concerns about opening schools — pro and con. When the country shut down in early 2020, stay-at-home orders went into effect, and schools closed […]

Full Moon Names Are Lunar Lunacy

Full Moon Names Are Lunar Lunacy

Knowing the lunar cycle is a tool farmers and gardeners alike use when planning their planting. The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a wonderful reference for them to follow. Interestingly, each month’s full Moon has at least one name. Some might ask if it is lunacy, foolishness, or eccentricity. Perhaps. Perhaps not, since people are intrigued […]

Teenagers’ Minds Are Not on School

Teenagers’ Minds Are Not on School

Teenagers’ minds are not on school. The only thing they are focusing on is money. According to “The Fiscal Times,” 80 percent of teenagers ages 13 to 17 are concerned with finding a good job. If someone asked them if they would rather work or go to school, a majority of youth would choose work […]

Exploitation of Inner-City Youth

Exploitation of Inner-City Youth

Child exploitation refers to the act of using children for personal gratification. With exploitation, there is a financial, sexual, and social reward. Many youths become subjects of exploitation by either family members, teachers/mentors, or strangers. Examples of child abuse and manipulation include using children for cheap labor, child pornography or for personal gratification. According to […]

When in Rome, Go to College? (Racial Discrepancies Impact Study Abroad)

When in Rome, Go to College? (Racial Discrepancies Impact Study Abroad)

College is a simple word. It holds power in dictating how someones’ future ought to be shaped. It is also a word that will either encourage people of all age, gender, race, and socioeconomic backgrounds to attend; and without triggering the “fight or flight” phenomenon, it can be the best choice or the most upsetting. […]

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