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April 19, 2018


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Misinformation is rampant on the internet, but according to a survey conducted by Pew Research Center, more U.S. adults would prefer that the freedom of information be protected rather than the government taking steps to limit misinformation. Why do you think this freedom should be protected even if it would mean misinformation is easily sp...

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April 12, 2018


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During a ten hour congressional testimony, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered defense of the company’s privacy policies regarding the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. Some believe that this discussion may provide momentum to push for legislation that would limit how Facebook and other media can use the data of their users. Should legi...

Question of the Week

March 29, 2018


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Throughout history, social change has been achieved through reforms which are demanded by the people. Some major movements from U.S. history are the Progressive Era, Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal, and the Civil Rights Movement. Is America in the midst of a social movement right now and if so, w...

Question of the Week

March 22, 2018


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A seventy year old man named Aleksander Doba recently completed his third solo voyage by kayak across the Atlantic. He describes the trip as a kataroga, the Polish word for forced labor. Doba details many hardships while kayaking. Where does his inspiration come from?...

Question of the Week

March 15, 2018


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On March 13, President Donald Trump informed the world that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would be replaced by current Director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo. According to the undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs, Tillerson was “unaware of the reason” for his firing. For what possible reason mi...

Question of the Week

March 8, 2018


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An article written by reporter Katelyn Kargol on the recent Snapchat update suggests that the reason that people dislike the update is a human reaction to change. If this is true, why do you think people resent change so much?...

Question of the Week

March 1, 2018


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On March 3rd, Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed Russia has nuclear weapons that could outperform any defense system that the U.S. has. This claim has little ground that has been reported other than simulations and short videos. Is this a bold claim made by Russia to instill fear or is it a real concern?...

Question Of The Week

February 22, 2018


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On February 21, Reverend Billy Graham passed away at the age of 99. Following his death, many of the Christian faith gave condolences and praise his leadership. Graham’s body will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for February 28 and March 1. Why, though, have recognized American leaders of other religions, such as Islam or Buddhism, not rece...

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February 15, 2018


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On Wednesday, February 14th, a former student walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in, Parkland Florida, killing 17 students and severely wounding 14. This is the 5th school shooting the U.S. has had this year. Why do you think school shootings are becoming so frequent? What other steps should schools take ...

Question of the Week

February 8, 2018


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With increasing inflation and urbanization in recent years, homelessness has become more prevalent in the United States. According to U.S. News, “governments in Washington, Oregon and California have declared states of emergency over homelessness.” The rate of homelessness grew to 23 percent in the past two years, and has started to affect high school teenagers...

Question of the Week

February 1, 2018


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A fraternity at Clemson University, Delta Chi, was reported to have an incident of sexual assault on Saturday, January 28th. The details of the investigation are being kept from the public. The only information the police released was that the victim was not a Clemson student. The president of the Int...

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January 30, 2018


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On Tuesday, January 22nd, there was a shooting at Marshall County High School in western Kentucky. Sixteen students were injured and two died during the incident. Recently, the teachers at Brashier have been taught to disarm an intruder. How do you feel about their training? Do you feel any safer?  ...

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