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Climate Kids Face the Future

Margaret Kassay and The Wick Staff

December 5, 2018

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A group of twenty-one young Americans, ages 11 to 22, have taken a stand against climate change by suing the United States.Referred to as the “climate kids,” the twenty-one plaintiffs are working with the organization Earth...

UN Uses VR to Solve Real World Problems

Mary Jacobs

October 30, 2018

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In January of 2015, the United Nations initiated a plan to utilize the growing access and understanding of virtual reality so that people could experience firsthand the plight and stories of the disadvantaged. Currently, United Nations...

#StopSucking: The Cause of 2018

Harper Daniels

October 30, 2018

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It’s unlikely you made it through this summer without experiencing an effect of the #StopSucking campaign. Perhaps you saw a post about it on Instagram or were refused a straw at a restaurant. This is a result of environmen...

Friar Faceoff: Universal Health Care, For

Riosin Smith

October 3, 2018

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Free health care should be available in America with a two-tier system. The United States is one of the last developed nations yet to provide universal health care. Countries like Australia, Singapore, and France have found a...

Friar Faceoff: Universal Health Care, Against

Ben Brown

October 3, 2018

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In theory, a public health care plan sounds like a fantastic idea- it’s free for everyone, right? Wrong. The money for a government-subsidized health care system comes right out of the pockets of the citizens through an increase...

Cuba After Fidel

Cuba After Fidel

January 24, 2017

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