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Pro: Mandatory vaccines

Imagine speaking to a close relative of yours and suddenly noticing they are unable to breathe. They are sent to the emergency room and...

Con: Mandatory vaccines

There has been a rush to get a COVID-19 vaccination so that people are able to return to their normal lives, but many are...

Pro: Trick-or-treating

Halloween will be different this year, but that doesn't mean that people shouldn't go trick-or-treating. While California state health officials recommend people skip it this...

Con: Trick-or-treating

Every year trick-or-treaters go door to door in their costumes to receive candy and have friendly interactions with neighbors, but Halloween will look differently...

Pro: Prop 18

More than 27% of young Californians voted in 2018, an 8% increase from 2014, according to an NBC report of California civic engagement data. That...

Con: Prop 18

For the last 50 years, the minimum voting age requirement in America has been 18 thanks to the 26th Amendment of the United States...

Con: Closed note tests

As classes move online, many students hope teachers can be understanding by allowing open notes and book tests. But, will this help students learn the...

Pro: Open note tests

As students adapt to online learning, professors should be working to help them be successful by allowing open note exams. Students have been deterred from...

Con: Asynchronous learning

The shift from in-person to online classes has opened doors for different methods of teaching and learning.  Asynchronous learning allows students to complete their work...

Pro: Synchronous learning

Despite the shift to online learning, many students still haven’t attended a virtual class, according to a survey conducted by Common Sense Media. Students who...

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