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If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?

Writing IIIC 2017
When you wake up every morning, what do you do first? I usually check LINE on my smartphone. In the train for school, I often read the text messages on Twitter. After I get home, I cannot help touching my smartphone and I chat with my friends on LINE and Twitter by turns. To be honest, I feel tired...
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The Second Wave of Automation

Contemporary Issues/NewsActivist 2017: Champlain, Saint-Lambert
Abstract: The second wave of automation has the capacity to reshape to working world, and for that reason a good amount of fear has circulated about its potential to create a massively unequal society, in terms of income, which would see an even wider gap than currently. This essay examines the...
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Feminism & Activism

Contemporary Issues/NewsActivist 2017: Champlain, Saint-Lambert
When volunteering at the Women’s Center of Montreal, on April 28th, I attended a discussion with 27 people of various age groups, with 23 of them being female, on how to integrate women immigrants into our community. As I have been writing about sexual violence as well as various women’s issues for...
Naomie Tat

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Feminism, Social Media, & Intersectionality; My Volunteer Work

Contemporary Issues/NewsActivist 2017: Champlain, Saint-Lambert
"We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back." -Malala Yousafzai "The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity" -Viola Davis "In my nervousness for this speech and my moments of doubt, I've told myself firmly, 'If not me, who? If not when, how?'" -Emma Watson...
Laura-Camille

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Bees

         Bees          In the past few years there has been an extreme shortage of bees and bee activity all around the world. Honey bees are extraordinary insects, and they are hugely important to our environment. I chose this article because this will effect my family, your family, and...
MichelleBaker

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New Male Birth Contraceptives

New Male Birth Contraceptives   Young girls and women everywhere instantly begin to think about what form of birth control will work for them the moment they have their first sexual encounter. But the question is, why do females instantly take on this precaution while men barely need to think ahead...
mira2917

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Scientists say they are making progress in a Zika vaccine

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/03/31/scientists-say-they-making-progress-zika-vaccine/99887442/            I was interested in learning about vaccines after reading about the super-bug. The article that I picked talks about discovering a vaccine the Zika virus. The virus is caused by...
mbullock2014

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Male Birth Control Study Killed After Men Report Side Effects

              The article I chose for my final project was about a male birth control study. In this study, researchers took 320 men from different countries around the world and gave each of them a birth control shot. In the shot was two hormones to greatly reduce sperm count, which then lowers...
AStorm97

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Anti-biotics and PTSD

           In this article, researchers are learning that the antibiotic Doxycycline may be a new and helpful treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder sufferers. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, commonly known as PTSD, is a term for a broad range of psychological symptoms that can develop after...
harriss39

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Gut Health & Mental Health

If I had to pick a theme for my life over the past year, it would be learning to listen to my gut. The article “Mental Health May Depend on Creatures in the Gut” (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mental-health-may-depend-on-creatures-in-the-gut/) has helped me understand that what we...
durbina03

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Student Writing

(Editorials, News Summaries, Blog posts and Volunteer Opportunities)

Great Person to Me

Writing IIIC 2017
Most people may have a person who they respect for something. For example, singing, fashion or sports. A person I respect is KenKen. He is a Japanese bass guitar player and he is joining many bands. For instance, RIZE, Dragon Ash, FUZZY CONTROL and more. He is from Tokyo, Setagaya and 31 years old now. His family are Nobuaki Kaneko as a brother, Mari Kaneko as a mother and Jonny Yoshinaga as his father. All member of his family are musician and he was affected by them. I will introduce them later. Then, I will write about his family and a reason why I respect him in this essay.
shota

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My reapectable softball player

Writing IIIC 2017
Do you like sports? If you like them, what kind of sports do you like? I like many sports. I especially like softball because I have played softball for three years of my junior high school and enjoyed playing it and watching the games as well. At that time, I wanted to be a good softball player and I found a role model. Her name is Yukiko Ueno. she is a very hard worker and I respect her very much. Let me introduce the profile of Yukiko Ueno, her personality, her strength, and the reasons why I like her.
Momoka

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Hideki Matsui’s Baseball Life

Writing IIIC 2017
The baseball is liked around the world. Hideki Matsui is one of the most famous, Japanese professional baseball players in the world. He was born in Ishikawa prefecture in 1974. He retired from professional baseball in 2012. Now, he is serving as New York Yankees GM special adviser. He is loved by many people around the world even now. Why do I think like this? This is because he has a great character. Along with this, I will introduce his teams, his records and his baseball life now.
Tomoyuki

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A Super Volleyball Player In Japan

Writing IIIC 2017
Are you interested in volleyball? Many people have played it when they were students, so volleyball is a famous sport in the world. Do you know Saori Kimura? She is a famous volleyball player in Japan. She is cute and a super player, so she is very popular. The reason why I chose her as a cool Japanese is that she never gives up and smiles whenever she had a hard time. In addition, she is captain of the Japan national volleyball team. Do you want to know about her more? Then, I will introduce her character , success and playstyle.
Konishi fan

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Prince on Ice

Writing IIIC 2017
MtChrist

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A Walking Maiden and A Shapeshifting Tanuki

Writing IIIC 2017
There are many cool people in Japan. Most of them may be said to be from the entertainment industry. For example, I am sure that people who are familiar with Japan, would definitely have heard of Takuya Kimura, otherwise known as KimuTaku, or the girl idol group called AKB48. Truthfully, I am not much of a fan of such famous celebrities. However, I am a fan of a Japanese writer called Tomihiko Morimi, I definitely think that he is worth mentioning and sharing about. For one, his novels are extremely entertaining, with plenty of adventures to go around for all readers.
mintoo

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The Respectable Commander in Japan

Writing IIIC 2017
Is there anyone you respect or admire a lot? I think most people have at least one person they respect or admire. A respected person could help us to get the motivation to pursue our dreams. I have one person who I highly respect and I want to recommend him. It is “Isoroku Yamamoto” who is the respectable commander in Japan. His mind and the quotations always help me find some hints about my life. I’m going to write about his life, the reasons why I respect him and one wonderful quotation he left.  
Kougar

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Talented Comedian

Writing IIIC 2017
 
Paul

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Teacher Diversity Problem

Education & Social Change W2017
Major Teacher Diversity Problems in U.S. Schools
Alessandro

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The Realism of Clean Energy

Contemporary Issues/NewsActivist 2017: Champlain, Saint-Lambert
Abstract While renewable energy has often been categorized as revolutionary, it still has many issues. More attention should be awarded to green energy for it to be more widely available, since fossil fuels are dominating the field of energy. This problem gets examined through three different academic articles, teaching us how technology and government policies can drastically change the way renewable energy gets used. While the solution has the possibility to heavily affect the world, it comes with a few challenges.
anthonydm

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When I tell people I am volunteering to help the environment, one of two reactions occur. Either they fully support me and encourage me or they tell me in despair that they don’t believe my actions will do much good in the grand scheme of things. The weird thing is, no one seems to be opposed to the idea of being environmentally conscious.

This semester, I have had two main volunteer projects ongoing. The first was the collection of signatures for a petition that aims to preserve biodiversity. The second was to help the plight of the monarch butterfly which is facing extinction.


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