Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:18 am
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Rated R for ridiculous

A new type of ratings system would force the MPAA to shy away from their prudishness and leniency towards violence, which is apparent in their current standards for what defines different movie ratings.

Tableting to the future

Although some disagree, MCPS has the right idea. However, the arrival of the tablets is long overdue and insufficient: MCPS should add tablets to students of every class and grade level.

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Darren Wilson likely to escape punishment

The grand jury's delay in the case of Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson speaks volumes about the ineffectiveness of our legal system, especially in certain states.

The impact of Scotland's vote

Scotland and Catalonia have had the strongest and most developed independence movements of all of the aforementioned movements. Because of this, for other separatists it seemed the time for secession was to come, only to be disappointed by Scotland's vote.

Breaking the stereotype of the ignorant American

It is a common stereotype that Americans are ignorant of other cultures and countries. Start typing in Google, "Why are Americans…" and two of the suggestions are "so stupid" and "so ignorant."

Sexism evident in media's handling of Hope Solo

A closer look at Solo's story raises questions. Not only about whether she should be suspended, and whether U.S. Soccer deserves blame, but about the media's treatment of Solo and Rice respectively. There are a few facts that most journalists, in condemning Solo and the USWNT, have failed to mention.

The NFL’s broken suspension policy

Regardless of the National Football League’s (NFL) decision earlier this last week regarding Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension, it is clear that the League’s internal justice system is completely nonsensical.
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