• How Partisan Politics are Shaping the Future Through Education
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    It’s not a national secret that the quality of public education is unequal across the United States. While the U.S. Department of Education directs federal financial aid, collects data on American schools, and advocates for equal access to education across the nation, the federal government only provides for about 8 percent of the total capital spent on education every year, making states responsible for the majority of financing.

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  • Howdy’s Homemade Ice Cream: A Store Making a Difference
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    Tom Landis' "Howdy Homemade Ice Cream" in University Park, Texas is famous for not only their friendly customer service but also their best employees. The entire store and process was created to accommodate people with different abilities. For example, the cash register only accepts bills, simplifying the process of different transactions.

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  • Considering Affirmative Action and Asian-Americans
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    In wake of Harvard v. Students for Fair Admissions, which ruled that Harvard’s admission process was “a very fine admissions program”, many have raised objections against affirmative action again, arguing that the policy disproportionately harms Asian American students during the college application process.

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  • The Highs and Lows of Al Franken
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    This is the story of how Al Fraken went from an influential democratic Minnesota senator, to becoming a widely resented figure after his sexual misconduct allegations pressured him to resign in January of 2018.

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  • Faces of the New American Citizen
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    On August 12, USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli held a press conference where he announced new regulations on legal immigration that would come into effect on October 15. The bill mainly expanded on the status of “public charge” as a determinant of the citizenship application progress.

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  • Andrew Yang and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
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    Out of the forty-five men who have held the title of President of the United States, Barack Obama (2009 to 2017) was the first and (so far) only who wasn’t white, and as the world is well aware his polar opposite was elected into office directly after. 

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  • Walmart Bans Vape Sales: How CEOs are Stepping Up
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    Walmart recently announced it will stop selling e-cigarettes in its U.S. stores because of “growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty.” The move comes alongside several similar decisions made by companies like Alibaba and JD.com, both of which banned the sale of Juul devices on their websites just days after Juul’s release in China.

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