Just Be Happy

Just Be Happy

  Dallas Swayzer/ AM Summer School/ Ms. Hansson From the beginning of our lives we are imprinted with the motto to ‘Just Be Happy’. This has been a popular saying in the world and something I personally have always strived to live by. However, they don’t tell you when you are a child what exactly … Continue reading

Discount vs Dignity

Mariama Tejan/ Mrs. Hansson Afternoon Econ 289 killed in a deadly factory fire at Karachi. 119 killed in a Chinese factory fire. 1,127 killed in a Bangladeshi factory collapse. These are the stories that made headlines, the extreme and the deadly. These are the horrific possibilities that accompany worker exploitation. Exploitation is the use of … Continue reading

The Philosopher and the Pope

The Industrial Revolution was a significant turning point in the history of human civilization. Machines were being used to create everything, providing an exciting world of constant change. However, this time was also fraught with corrupt government, propaganda, and an uncertainty of conduct in the new modern world. How could this time, around the 1890s … Continue reading

The Global Impasse

The Global Impasse

Emily Tranchina (HB)      “It’s a small world after all.”      Mary Poppins raises a valid point. The world is growing smaller, in fact rather than enduring the constant thrum of propellers, waves, feelings of seasickness and dizziness on an ocean liner for two weeks, all I have to do is pay a … Continue reading