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I’ve got 99 problems, but my pitch ain’t one

»Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu Recently, pop singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter sang the national anthem at the presidential inauguration. Not long after, the internet began to buzz about her lip-syncing the anthem. The idea of a Grammy award- winning artist lip -syncing the national anthem during the inauguration is disrespectful to some, and ...

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Violent games make violence a game

»Phillip Swanson –pswanson@my.apsu.edu More and more, every day, we hear of violent tragedies that have taken place across the U.S. Unfortunately most, if not all of them, involve guns. At this stage in human existence, gun violence is almost inescapable. No matter how many precautions we take, no matter how ...

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Climate change: not our fault?

»Patrick Pierce –ppierce3@my.apsu.edu Climate change is one of the most controversial and most discussed issues among the public and world leaders. World leaders want to understand whether or not climate change does, in fact, exist and how it affects not only human life, but the life of all living organisms. ...

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Action needed to curb gun violence

Jan. 21, 2013

»Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu More and more tragedies due to gun violence are happening each day. Whether people are being killed or injured, innocent people all around the nation are being affected by the bad decisions of gunmen. It is now our responsibility as citizens to stop this from continuing to ...

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A text is not worth your life

» Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu Texting is a quick and easy way to communicate with friends, but no matter how convenient, it is not worth risking a life by doing it while driving. The temptation of being a distracted driver or sending a text message while on the road may be ...

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Black Friday sucks for employees, families

» Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu Black Friday is the day many people traditionally do most of their holiday shopping. The past two years Black Friday has been taken to another level because some stores now open on Thanksgiving Day to begin the shopping madness. This new trend of opening stores on ...

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