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Modern technology harms intellectual growth

Without search engines, most students would be lost when it comes to school assignments. With so much information available at the click of a mouse, college students are defeating the purpose of research and ultimately damaging their intelligence? Search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing and others give college students ...

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Political correctness drains individuality

It is time to stop being excessively politically correct about everything and let developments in society transpire. Merriam-Webster defines political correctness as “agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” However, do we ...

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Slurs should be eliminated

Slurs are sometimes used in everyday conversations, but this is not OK. As many different cultures and languages come together, slang and slurs are developed. Some people may deem derogatory words or comments acceptable when not directed at someone specific, but they never stop and think of how their words ...

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Shades of discrimination

Businesses should have a right to choose who they serve as long as they do not discriminate against a person’s race, gender or sexuality. The question of whether the government should allow  businesses to pick whom they provide service to has been highly debated recently. Indiana’s governor signing Senate Bill ...

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Skepticism about science healthy in moderation

Learn about scientific research and findings before becoming skeptical about it. Scientists went to school to earn their right to be skeptical. Earn your right, too. Imagine coming out of school with a degree in your field. What if the general public questioned everything you did or planned to do? ...

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