Monthly Archives: October 2013

Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz, creator of reddit, was more than just an insane computer programmer with a talent beyond many today. He felt that the internet was a place where people should be completely free to express or do whatever they so … Continue reading

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STEM Education

As clearly seen from the infographic, majors in science, technology, education and math (also known as STEM) help propel our future generations to keep up with countries around the globe whose education in such principles is far more advanced than … Continue reading

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MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)

Massive online open courses were created to bring the gift of education to anyone with an internet connection. The prospect of being able to get a degree online sounds fascinating and “super cheap.” (Basulto 2013) But one main focus of … Continue reading

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US Intervention in Syria

At first, the US did not intervene in Syria because the country has already faced enough disaster and taken on enough economic debt after fighting wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Political leaders and the world saw that hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown

While reading through several articles, there was an overall agreement by most writers that the government shutdown can be blamed on the rivalry between Republicans and Democrats in Congress. According to sources, Republicans have tied the spending bill, which appropriates … Continue reading

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