Monday, April 21, 2014
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EDIT: Open door policy in the NFL

As a 260-pound All-American former University of Missouri defensive end, and the Associated Press Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year, Michael Sam seems like an ideal pick for the upcoming NFL draft in May. However, Sam faces one major problem — he just came out as gay. In an interview with ESPN’s “Outside the […]

EDIT: Keep it to yourself

There is no hiding that the fact that the 2014 Winter Olympics being held in Sochi, Russia has reaped a lot of controversy lately. Whether it is Putin’s anti-gay laws, the live wires in journalist’s hotels or the disgusting yellow water, Sochi has basically been asking for the criticism from the rest of the world. […]

EDIT: Bullying insurance

The South Korean government has somehow boiled all of the evils of the world down to four categories: bullying, domestic violence, rape and “adulterated” food products. Since President Park Geun-hye came into office last year, her goal has been to eradicate her country of these social evils. Her solution? Private insurance companies. When did we […]

EDIT: Should we be as afraid as we’re told to be?

In light of the opening games of the 2014 Winter Olympics today, CNN and Opinion Research Corporation conducted a poll this weekend asking if Americans were fearful of a terrorist attack during the Sochi Olympic games. Now, did we really need a poll to answer that question? According to the poll, 57 percent of Americans reported […]

EDIT: The real costs of smoking

In the past few years, the Food and Drug Administration has tried almost everything to scare smokers into quitting. They’ve showed us the woman with the stoma, images of distorted and grey lungs and have posted the warnings all over tobacco products and advertisements. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, of the […]