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Students with Low Self-Esteem are More Likely to be Prejudice Towards Others

Students with Low Self-Esteem are More Likely to be Prejudice Towards Others

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May 31, 2012

By Miki Patel When students with low self-esteem are inadequately judgmental about themselves, they are more likely to be prejudice towards others who are different. Low self-esteem can affect the students negatively in many areas of life, including school. According to a study published in the journal o...

Students Indifferent Towards Political Issues

Students Indifferent Towards Political Issues

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May 29, 2012

By Miki Patel Turning 18 is a big deal, especially this year when most seniors will finally be able to vote, but how many students actually take advantage of their right to vote? The truth is not many students care enough about politics to be able to vote. We live in a society where young people ar...

Fair Trade: A Greater Deal for Third World Producers

Tatiana Berquist, a sophomore at Loy Norrix, came to Social Studies' teacher, Matthew McCullough's classroom during a fair trade fair. Berquist is a former student of McCullough's. She has also done a fair trade project in global issues. Photo by Matthew McCullough.

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May 1, 2012

By Miki Patel Child labor may not be a problem in America, but it is still an issue in many other countries today. Children are being used to produce some of the goods that we consume on a daily basis such as coffee, bananas, chocolate, grapes, and beans. We often neglect to pay attention to how the...

Online Shopping Compared to In Store Shopping

Loy Norrix senior Jazmine Houston scans the dresses on Aeropostale. Houston, like many other high schoolers, enjoy the convenience. Photo by Leah Rathbun.

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February 26, 2012

The insanity and exhilaration of holiday sales both play a part in how consumers choose to shop. Some may prefer online shopping over in store shopping, while others may prefer shopping in stores rather than shopping online. Shopping online can make things a whole lot easier for those who are busy with jobs and suc...

Senioritis: Students Anxious to Graduate

Yahayra Martinez, senior at Loy Norrix takes a quick nap in her fifth hour.

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January 17, 2012

By Miki Patel The time of life every high school student has been waiting for: senior year. Students believe that senior year is the easiest year of high school and that they can easily breeze through the year. Students feel that senior year does not matter much, but the facts are that senior year ...

Animal Cruelty Needs to Stop

Photo by Daniela Paz

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November 11, 2011

By Miki Patel All human beings deserve to be healthy, but not at the expense of hurting other animals. We should be preserving life, not destroying it for worthless reasons. Food and animal testing are just some of the many ways that humans use animals for their own personal benefits. In 2000, 9.7 billion animals were kil...

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