Daniel Webster, a senator from Massachusetts during the 19th century once said, “Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. 1,535 more words
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College Athletes Make Millions For Their Schools; Don’t Receive Compensation
Yet another Final Four, and yet another $8.23 million for the University of Kentucky.
According to Forbes, the Kentucky Wildcats, with their nine McDonalds All-Americans and 7 NBA players have earned $8.23 million for their school as a result of their recent run to the Final Four. 344 more words
4.4% of the American population identifies as LGBT+ (there are other genders and sexualities beyond what is represented here, hence the + sign). Yet only 3.3% of characters on TV are shown to be LGBT+ and in a study done by GLADD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) only 17 out of 102 movies made by the major studios contained LGBT+ characters. 865 more words
I’m Mai Kashihara, born and raised in NYC by a traditional Japanese family. Japanese culture has always been a big influence in my life, but being a japanese american opened my eyes to both sides of a very controversial argument. 636 more words