Religious Hatred by Riann Beydoun

Hate has plagued society since the beginning of humankind. It grows from jealousy, a sense of superiority, disappointment or it can be learned as a child from parental figures. But what happens when faith and religion begin having a role to play in a person’s hate?  We constantly see hateful messages. They are posted online, …

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Beauty Standards by Zahraa Chehade

Physical attractiveness is the degree to which a person’s physical features are aesthetically ethereal and beautiful. Some physical features are attractive in both men and women, particularly body and facial features. But it has been found that overall the beauty industry has a negative effect on humans self-esteem, body image and the expectation of beauty. …

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Save The Children by Sarah Chami

Every year about 200,000 people are trafficked, the number increasing each year. The Human Trafficking hotline shows a 25% jump in human trafficking cases from 2017 to 2018. 27% of these victims were children. Each year less than 600 cases are solved, Meaning the majority of those cases go unreported and unsolved. I believe that …

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The American Melting Pot

The famous words on the tablet of the Statue of Liberty say, Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. America is described as a melting pot, where many different types of people from different cultures were invited to live and become productive members …

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The Cost of College

Going to college is something that most people look forward to. Some people may not be able to afford going to college. This may be an issue for some kids when they are deciding on which schools they want to apply to. According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for …

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The Danger of a Single Story

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a storyteller. She grew up in eastern Nigeria. She was an early reader and writer. She started reading at the age of 2 and writing at the age of 7. She would read British and American children’s books. She wrote stories exactly the kinds she was reading. Her characters were white …

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Combustion

My TED talk is about how combustion works and how it can benefit the world.  Combustion works with pressure, volume, and velocity. In order to trigger the combustion, you must have a hydro propellent that when you ignite it will burn oxygen causing the combustion. A hydro propellent is a  type of gas that will …

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