The Mirror

Don’t look too hard for the answer, because peace is right before your eyes

December 4, 2018

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By SOREN LUTHER The Mirror reporter Think of a world where everyone is safe, happy and healthy. Think of a world where your gender, race, age, physical or mental ability doesn’t matter. Think of a positively run society th...

Spreading God’s love results in tragedy

November 30, 2018

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By HLEE YANG The Mirror reporter On Nov. 17, 26-year-old American missionary John Allen Chau was killed by the Sentinelese, a native tribe of the North Sentinel Island in the Andaman Sea. North Sentinel is one of the most seal...

The virtual sport of gaming

November 30, 2018

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By BRYANT VAN ROSSEM The Mirror reporter For years it has been debated whether or not professional gaming is considered a sport. A lot of people believe that sitting behind a screen with a controller or keyboard competing...

The nightmare of standardized testing

November 19, 2018

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By RACHEL PLACEWAY The Mirror reporter Albert Einstein once said, “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” There are many st...

Cages or animal abuse?

November 19, 2018

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By WILLOW KLUCK The Mirror reporter According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) polled, 94% of Americans agree that animals raised for food deserve to live free from abuse and cruelty....

Are athletes paid too much?

November 19, 2018

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By JUSTICE CHUKWUEMEKA The Mirror reporter Many athletes receive millions of dollars for a profession that is probably the least important in a cluster of careers. Lots of problems arise because of athletes’ salaries. ...

Divorce: A positive or negative?

November 19, 2018

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By MARYANN SILVA The Mirror reporter The stigma of a divorce doesn’t have one dimension. The question is how do most people view it? Unhealthy relationships can have an effect on the household. If you have kids and constantly argue ...

Gerrymandering, the oldest cheat in the book

November 19, 2018

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By AIDEN PRICE The Mirror reporter Democracy, something that the US has been using since its beginning. It is showing that everyone votes and the one with the most votes wins… or at least that was the plan. With gerrymand...

Choose to refuse

November 19, 2018

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By MADISON RINDAHL The Mirror reporter Have you ever said no to your friends because they wanted to do something you had no interest in doing and, unfortunately, they started to pressure you into doing it and calling you nam...

Slaves to the music

November 19, 2018

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By LAUREN HUEBNER The Mirror reporter Korean Pop, or Kpop, is a multi-billion dollar industry that most people in the US don't know exists. If they do, they think of the shiny, glitz, and glam of BTS performing at the Bil...

Embryonic Stem Cells: ‘Promise of Tissue Immortality’

November 12, 2018

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By JUSTICE CHUKWUEMEKA The Mirror reporter Some close-minded individuals portray embryonic stem cells research as unethical and immoral. Over the years, there have been many heated debates on ethics, fake clinics, and embr...

LGBT adoption should be protected

November 12, 2018

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By LAUREN HUEBNER The Mirror reporter Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people face discrimination in almost everything they do. One place discrimination occurs is the adoption process. According to the Bure...

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