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Child detainees asleep in holding cell Courtesy of Los Angeles Times
Child detainees asleep in holding cell

The not so minor, minor immigration problem

In recent months, the flood of child immigrants from Central America has risen to chaotic and unsustainable proportions. The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children and mothers has amounted to an overwhelming humanitarian and policy issue.

Sea level rise will be coastal states' demise

Scientists recently produced evidence that sea level rise will continue into the foreseeable future. Several low-lying islands and coastal areas are already experiencing the effects of rapidly swelling oceans and seas.

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"Redskins" a little too strong on offense

Snyder has resisted change for a while, but he must understand that changing the name would not only be compassionate to Native Americans who are hurt by the team name, it would also benefit himself and his team socially, financially and ethically.

In Syrian war, strength through neutrality

The continuation of Assad's power in Syria brings the country closer to becoming ground zero of an all-out battle between the two major sects of Islam, Shia and Sunni, spanning the entire Middle East.

#RealChange from Hashtag Activism

Social media has redefined traditional social activism.

Just say hoNOrs

Their obvious benefits have caused many people over the years to become strong supporters of the AP system, and in turn those people have strived to make them a choice nationwide. However, the AP curricula and tests need to be removed, because they are taking away necessary leisure time for students and furthering racial divides.

The Passion of the Eich

Why was Brendan Eich's resignation wrong, and what can we learn from this situation going forward?
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