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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Muslims in China by Jenna Chour

Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, China are being held in concentration camps against their will since 2018.  So far there are a total of 380 detention camps. 2 million Uyghur Muslims have been detained and are trying to escape this madness. Unfortunately, when you turn on the local or national news it’s not being talked about …

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Health and Safety by Fatme Aoun

Paul Drechsler once said, “Good health is good business.” Many industries or companies lack good hygiene. This could put the employees and customers at risk.  “I feel concerned because you never know what you are coming in contact with and it is a big issue today,” explains Marwa Alhillo, a Fordson high schooler.  Ever since …

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Untimely Death by Zahraa Chehade

Did you know that in some parts of the United States police kill black people six times more often than they kill white people? Sad but true, the normal rate for the Midwest region is 2.9% higher concerning black fatalities by police. According to mappingpoliceviolence.org (11/18/2020), black people have been 28% of those killed by …

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