Archive for July, 2018

July 3, 2018

Eye for an Eye

Criminals that commit crimes are taken into court where they face trial of either innocence or guilt. What about those criminals that are held in maximum lockdown? Death penalty is usually sentenced to prisoners that are either found guilty of murder, treason, espionage, or genocide. There’s lots of controversy that death penalty also known as capital punishment, either brings justice or is considered inhumane. Currently in the U.S, 31 states allow the death penalty and 19 states banned the death penalty. Prisons currently uses lethal injection, gas chambers, electrocution, firing squad, and hanging to execute. As you read through this essay, I will address both the pros and cons of capital punishment in the U.S.

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July 2, 2018

Reviews: An Un-Winnable Popularity Contest

No matter how good or bad a movie is, it seems that a majority of time their fate has already been decided two weeks before even hitting theaters and the public. We live in a day and age where reviews and opinions from complete strangers are what we whole heartedly and blindly rely on to make decisions for us. Some people believe that reviews can easily be unbiased and only written from a very factual and statement-oriented perspective. However, no matter how hard they try, reviews always end up being influenced by the author’s personal biases.

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July 2, 2018

Mass Shootings and Their Effect On Us

On April 20th, 1999 the most shocking and horrific event in a modern high school took place. Twelve students, one teacher dead. Twenty-four injured. The Columbine High School Massacre was a school shooting that ten years ago we never would’ve forgotten.

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