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Schools Focus on athletics becoming detrimental to funding for extracurriculars and academics

It is no doubt that America values its sports more than other countries; especially when it comes to college and professional level athletics.   However, the amount of money that is being used for sports, specifically football and basketball, has overshadowed other sports and extracurriculars. The world’s smartest countries focus more on academics and let athletics become …

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‘Live PD’ misrepresents communities

‘Live PD’ the A&E smash hit follows law enforcement officers while they patrol cities each weekend. Through the show, viewers get the opportunity to see the day-to-day life of police officers on patrol and their interactions with local citizens in nearly real time. The series often highlights exciting moments such …

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Op Ed: The Status of Sports

Many fans were not happy with the way the football season ended. That being said, I think it is worth mentioning that football is not the only sport at Pitt State. While it may be the most popular, many other sports do great things and have successful seasons.   Each sport is also gaining new players and new competitors …

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The importance of getting out there and hearing live music

There is absolutely nothing like the experience of sitting in the concert hall and hearing a symphony orchestra play or standing outside in a crowd full of people as your favorite band plays. This is an experience that every person should have regularly and that every person should support.  Live …

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Sex education is lacking in the US

The U.S. has struggled to find the answer to the question ‘When is the best time to start teaching sex ed?’ as well as what sex education should entail in regard to sexuality, reproduction, consent, and safety. Only 24 states and the District of Columbus require sex education in schools, but each state gets to set their …

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Mr. Trump, you are the emergency the country needs to deal with

Last week, President Donald J. Trump announced that he would be declaring a national emergency in the name of border security. This announcement comes after the temporary agreement reached to end an almost month-long government shutdown that left hundreds of thousands of Americans without work. Now, Trump wants to defraud …

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