The Mirror

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...

When the suffering is unbearable

November 9, 2018

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By MARYANN SILVA The Mirror reporter Have you ever heard of physician-assisted suicide? No? That makes sense because here in the United States of America it is only legal in Oregon, Montana, Washington, Vermont, Hawaii, C...

Are the risks of not vaccinating children worth it?

November 9, 2018

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By MADISON RINDAHL The Mirror reporter The benefits of getting your kids vaccinated far outweigh the risks of not but the number of innocent children not getting vaccinated is climbing. The Center for Disease Control (CDC)...

Nuclear bombs: The last wall of defense

November 9, 2018

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By BRYANT VAN ROSSEM The Mirror reporter The world is always arguing about something: population, world hunger, global warming and much more. But one...is nuclear weapons. Nuclear weapons are all around the world but only a few countries are known to have these weapons, The United Stat...

Pink is not a girl color, blue is not a boy color

November 9, 2018

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By AIDEN PRICE The Mirror reporter What is your favorite color? Is it red, black, or purple? Have people told you that your favorite color is gender-specific and that you shouldn’t like it because you’re the wrong gen...

The United States against American parents

November 9, 2018

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By HLEE YANG The Mirror reporter Out of 193 countries in the United Nation, only the United States and a couple of other countries do not provide a national paid parental leave policy. Parental leave is an employee benefit...

Are prisons really helping reduce crime?

November 9, 2018

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By RACHEL PLACEWAY The Mirror reporter Americans have a knack for incriminating a mass number of citizens, and a great deal has little to do with crime rates. Recent statistics indicate that the United States has the h...

Mental illness – the leading cause of school shootings

November 9, 2018

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By SOREN LUTHER The Mirror reporter With the terrifying awareness of the many tragic school shootings that have taken place, people are beginning to take a side on gun control. Some support the idea that teachers should b...

A fight for life

November 9, 2018

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By WILLOW KLUCK The Mirror reporter Should dogfighting be legalized and become a sport? I believe dogfighting should stay illegal and there are many reasons why so many people agree. Dogfighting is an illegal ‘sport’ and is a felony in all 50 sta...

What to know before senior year

May 18, 2018

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By HANNAH GIBBONS The Mirror reporter As the school year comes to an end, seniors like myself are finishing their last days of high school. As a senior, I’ve learned a lot of things I wish someone would’ve shared wi...

We the youth have a voice of our own

May 18, 2018

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  By WILL CARROLL The Mirror reporter Throughout history, we can look and see the power youth voices have had. Protesting against segregation and the Vietnam War. Great moments of social change, revolutions protes...

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