GMO's War on Our Plates

by Kenneth Cruz-Flores

Kenneth discusses the complex nature of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and how they affect our eating habits.  Are GMO's dangerous?  How prevalent are GMO's in agriculture?  Kenneth attempts to answer these questions and provides his recommendations on what Americans can do to stay healthy.

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Green Vehicles

by Sacha Petricic-Tinto

Sacha explores the history of car pollution.  He considers the effects of pollution on people and the planet.  Sacha also discusses how some automakers are making more environmentally-friendly cars and what people can do to reduce carbon emissions.

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Drug Abuse in Sports

by Jasmine Allen

Jasmine shares her passion for gymnastics while examining the extremely negative aspect of performance enhancing drug abuse among professional athletes.  She discusses the importance of sport stars maintaining a drug-free lifestyle in order to provide good role models for the next generation of aspiring athletes. 

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The Price of Happiness

by Kyon Muldrow

Does money buy happiness? Kyon explores this age-old question in her Reflection. She provides evidence from sociology and economic studies and discusses the findings. Kyon also elaborates on her own opinions and experiences to shed light on this topic.

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