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Posts published by “Anie Shahnazarian”

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shahna1@umbc.edu

An age of enlightenment

Knowledge is power. Human history has repeatedly shown the denial of the pursuit of knowledge for the common person, usually in order to keep the general…

Labor Day controversy

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan created a firestorm of controversy when he recently announced an executive order that ensures all Maryland public schools open after Labor Day…

Don’t shun satire

An assignment given at North County High School has been criticized for inciting racial tensions. An English teacher assigned this task that had students mimic Irish writer Jonathan Swift’s…

The murky waters of the food industry

Middlebury University, stationed in Vermont, has recently banned energy drinks from being sold on campus. This is due to the conclusions of erratic studies that…

Strike down the death penalty

Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia recently made the remark that it “wouldn’t surprise” him if the Supreme Court strikes down capital punishment soon. Over 1,000…

Problems with price gouging

Price gouging is a sometimes criminal offense in which a seller drastically raises the value of necessary goods to an unfair cost in which people have…