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Political cynicism among young voters must end

Political cynicism among young voters must end

By WSN Editorial Board

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Young people have too much at stake in the coming election not to vote. In order to counteract the lack of attention to youth issues, young people must vote in order to show that they are a force worth considering.

Youth should not be discouraged from international volunteering

Youth should not be discouraged from international volunteering

March 5, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

                In a blog post that recently went viral, writer Pippa Biddle argues that international service trips carried out by young participants are detrimental to the host communities. Biddle said that these service trips were inadequate because youth volunteers usuall...

Students should resist social pressure to drink

February 3, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

A couple of months ago I attended a seminar about improving social skills in the academic world. At some point, the speaker talked about how to properly refuse an alcoholic beverage during a social event. She explained that it’s not polite to say, “Sorry, I don’t drink alcohol.” You have to tell...