The Mirror

The virtual sport of gaming

November 30, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)...

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