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STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS

STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS

President Biden’s attempt to make good on promises he made during his campaign are coming to floution. His claim to help Americans and create opportunities may just be coming true with his newest issue. 

Are Hate Crimes in Ohio a Non-issue?

Are Hate Crimes in Ohio a Non-issue?

  There have been many incidents of hate crimes most of them to be racially motivated, for example, you may remember the 2015 incident involving, the mass shooting of Black members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. An individual Dylann Roof had taken it upon himself to commit a hate crime by shooting and killing 9 people.NBC News reported that Roof had tried to appeal his death sentence recently. Another example of a hate crime was…

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Homeless

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Homeless

Currently, the United States houses around 552,830 homeless people today. Approximately 17 people per 10,000 will experience homelessness each day. COVID-19 has been a huge leading cause of the economic crisis that has affected affordable housing which influences the homeless communities. Homelessness affects different races, genders, ages and sexual orientations populations in different ways. LGBTQ+ youth are 120 percent more likely to experience homelessness compared to other demographics, and 42 percent of the overall homeless youth identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. With…

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Student mental health issues continue to rise during pandemic

Student mental health issues continue to rise during pandemic

Recent survey results tracking mental health concerns of high school and college students underscore the emotional toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on younger generations. A survey conducted by College Pulse, a research firm represented by more than 1000 colleges and universities in the United States, found mental health to be a concern for college students. Over 2,000 actively enrolled undergraduate college students completed the 20-question survey between March 16 and March 22 this year – two years since the…

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Sexual violence remains underreported in the United States

Sexual violence remains underreported in the United States

Reported sexual assault and violence remain significantly lower compared to other reported violent crimes in the United States.  The number of rape and sexual assaults reported has maintained low over the past two years. Compared to other violent crimes committed and reported within the U.S., rape and sexual assault often go unreported to authority. Women and people assigned female at birth have dealt with oppression from governing bodies and authority for decades. The current topic of discussion has been the…

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COVID CLASSROOMS

COVID CLASSROOMS

Covid 19 brought a lot of uncertainty and fear to the world when it came about, trapping us in our homes, forcing us to live life from the confines of our rooms, but recently, things have been getting better and we the people are starting to reclaim our world back. There were many things that suffered from everyday life due to covid, and education was one of them.  During Covid, student were forced out of the classroom and put into…

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