Sometimes, people put forward laws that seem so crazy there's no way they'll make it into the books... right? Right?
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, (aka STEM) are the fields that seem to be getting a lot of attention right now. One such event is Bill 203 which would give a raise to STEM and special education teachers. But just them. Is that fair? Is it needed? Let us know what you think.
What is causing us to be the leading country in Obesity? Are these factors that we can control or is it out of our power? We talked about all that and more this week in Pizza And Politics.
Does religion drive our policies as a nation? Should it? When does my right of religious freedom clash with your civil rights and which should emerge the victor? All this and more was talked about today and the students had a lot to say. Come join the conversation.
Jan 29th, 2015 by leavittcenter
President Obama has said a lot of things about where he'd like to be when his final years as President are over. One item that has grabbed the attention of our students is his announcement that two years of community college should be free, for everyone who's willing to work for it. Some people applaud, some people question, other people jeer. Where do you stand? Come join our discussion.
Jan 15th, 2015 by leavittcenter
Terrorism is a tragedy no matter which way you look at it. That being said, could the horrible events happening in France have ripples that reach all the way to the first amendment of the United States? When someone prints a cartoon, no matter how vulgar and profane, and is then put to death because of his work,causing this kind of nation wide grief and turmoil, does any government have the right to step in with a gag order? Freedom of speech could be thrown out the window for the good of public safety. Are you ok with that? Join our discussion and let us know.
What is Net Neutrality? How will it change the way we get our information? It could be a very serious problem. Tune in to see what the student body thinks
Nov 7th, 2014 by leavittcenter
This week we talked about the Wilderness act that has been preserving special areas of pristine landscape for quite a long time. Is it good that it's in place as our populations grow and grow or is it something we need to look into doing away with? Should we make it even larger? All these points and more in our weekly recap!
Our debate this week took us to a punishment you can't undo or overturn. What are your feelings on the death penalty? Is there ever a time where something like capital punishment is warranted? Come see what the student body thought and join the discussion.
The role of the U.S. in the middle east has always been a sore subject. So when one of our only allies in the area, Israel, is fighting a generational war, what should we do?