The argument is very simple—it’s basic biology. The science is irrefutable. Decades of research by sleep scientists, educators, health care providers and mental health experts confirm that later school start times are crucial to the overall well-being of adolescents. I have heard plenty of remarks that deal with teenage entitlement, teenage addiction to cell phones
Specialized Track Schools: Con Dear Editor, In today’s world, being great at one thing helps someone become an expert in one field, get a high-paying job, and live a comfortable life. However, when students study many different subjects, they not only previews different jobs, but also present themselves as a well-rounded student to selective colleges.
Dear Editor, Nitpicking the traits of a child goes farther past the line of free will than abortion does. Irrevocable changes are made to humans without their consent. Differing from abortion, the fetus will ultimately be born; therefore, the issue of ethical rights for the baby applies. Not only is it unethical to practice the
2013 is a quarter of the way through, and the U.S. unemployment rate is still at an unsettling 7.7 percent. Over 15 percent of Americans live in poverty with annual incomes under $11,000. On top of such disconcerting statistics, there are 4.4 million American workers making at or below minimum wage – hard to imagine
Minimum wage has always been a topic long debated over by government representatives. While it differs in each state, the fact of the matter is that it is too low wherever you go. The government describes “minimum” as the least amount of money that an individual needs to live, but $7.25 is hardly a living