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Entries by Jess Coleman from 05/2012

Why Colleges Should Be Like Cars

| Posted 05.07.2012 | Teen

No one in their right mind would ever pay more for a car of lesser quality, and the same should hold true for a university.

Get Out of My Heart, GOP

| Posted 05.09.2012 | Teen

For a party that wants government "off our backs" and "out of our pockets," they sure seem to care a lot about who we love.

Election 2012, Iranian Style

| Posted 05.14.2012 | Teen

Historically, only about half the nation votes for the president every four years. That reality makes equal representation a far-fetched goal: How can everyone be represented when only half of us vote?

Is the Death Penalty Ever Justified?

| Posted 05.18.2012 | Teen

The only thing being accomplished by the death penalty is death itself. A country that brutally murders its citizens seems as far from developed or democratic as it can possibly be.

Dharun Ravi, and the Bully in You

| Posted 05.21.2012 | Teen

No jail term, community service or public outrage will ever rid the world of bullying and homophobia -- only you can.

Five Lies from Mitt Romney

| Posted 05.24.2012 | Teen

It's amazing what you can gain from lying. It can get you in jail or lose you a few friends. But done the right way, lying can mislead an entire country -- and maybe even get you elected president.

Romney's Coward Politics

| Posted 05.30.2012 | Teen

When countless rude, disrespectful, inaccurate and racist remarks are directed at Obama by people directly aligned with Romney, he hides in the corner. Welcome to Romney's coward politics.