Katie Burrell

Bureau of the Babysnatchers

February 28th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Andrew Katz, Education, Featured, head2head, Katie Burrell, Politics, Public Health, Race

Bureau of the Babysnatchers

Bureau of the Babysnatchers Irresponsible parents should not be allowed to keep their kids By: Andrew Katz Andrew Katz A successful democratic society requires citizen participation on various levels—political, economic, social.  When citizens no longer contribute–or never contributed–they create a drain on the entire society.  These people are in essence failed citizens and their children […]

Should condoms be mandatory in porn?

January 23rd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Education, Featured, head2head, Jason Tan de Bibiana, Katie Burrell, Public Health

Should condoms be mandatory in porn?

Should condoms be mandatory in porn? By: Jason Tan de Bibiana                   A new law passed by L.A.’s City Council would make condom use mandatory in all porn shot in the city.                 (Photo CC kremisimo) Jason Tan de Bibiana […]

Should we get rid of Halloween?

October 31st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Democracy, Featured, head2head, Katie Burrell, Theo Pui

Should we get rid of Halloween?

A slutty police officer and Buzz Lightyear walk into a bar… By: Theo Pui                Photo CC by Thomas Hawk Theo Pui When is it okay to feed kids bags of cavity-causing sweets? Or egg the neighbour that you’re not too fond of? Well, it happens to correspond with […]

Take the lost quiz!

September 26th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Alex Heller, Featured, head2head, Katie Burrell

Take the lost quiz!

Are you lost? Take the lost quiz! By: Katie Burrell Photo by Ciccio Pizzettaro You are lost if… -          you ask everybody you meet what they do to see if it is similar to what you do -          you are not really sure what you are doing -          there is 4 inches of standing water in your tub […]

What you need to know about Rick Perry

August 23rd, 2011  |  by  |  published in EDITorial, Featured, Katie Burrell, Logan Clark, Politics, Rachel Peck

What you need to know about Rick Perry

Photo CC by Gage Skidmore Just over one week ago, on August 13, 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry announced that–officially–he wants to be President of the United States. People have been talking about the guy non-stop since then, and the information is frankly getting overwhelming. So, we went ahead and saved you the trouble of […]

Should PayPal’s CEO be paying kids to drop out of college?

July 12th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Business, Featured, head2head, Katie Burrell, Rachel Peck, Technology

Should PayPal's CEO be paying kids to drop out of college?

Forget the Mark Zuckerberg myth By: Rachel Peck Background: The Thiel Fellowship is a grant established by Silicon Valley superstar Peter Thiel that provides 20 $100,000 scholarships to young people (under the age of twenty) who agree to drop out of college – for at least 2 years – to pursue innovative scientific and technical […]

Do we really need grades?

June 6th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Alex Heller, Education, Featured, head2head, Katie Burrell

Do we really need grades?

Why our favourite method of evaluation may be entirely wrong By: Alex Heller Alex Heller This article has been prompted by a few things that have recently come to my attention. The first is that Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario has recently decided to change their grading system from a percentage format (x% out of […]

Is ‘sexting’ a crime?

April 10th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Featured, head2head, Human Rights, Jake Heller, Katie Burrell, Technology

Is 'sexting' a crime?

Don’t criminalize teenage sexuality By: Katie Burrell Katie Burrell Teenage sexuality levels are at an all-time high, and adults are terrified. Teens’ reckless horniness, partnered with modern technology, has introduced “sexting” to our young generation: teenagers sending nude photographs of themselves to one another in an expression of 1. love for the recipient of the […]

EDITorial: Unpaid Interns, Complicit Colleges

April 3rd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Business, EDITorial, Katie Burrell, Rachel Peck

EDITorial: Unpaid Interns, Complicit Colleges

Unpaid Interns, Complicit Colleges By: Ross Perlin Originally published by the New York Times on April 2, 2011 On college campuses, the annual race for summer internships, many of them unpaid, is well under way. But instead of steering students toward the best opportunities and encouraging them to value their work, many institutions of higher […]

Blogs on Bloguments!

March 15th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Alex Heller, Andrew Katz, Blogs, Chris Feniak, Ellie Marshall, Jake Heller, Jason Tan de Bibiana, Katie Burrell, Mitch Conrad, Rachel Peck, Steve Patrick Ercolani, Theo Pui

…Who would have thunk it? But, yes, all of our contributors will now be sharing their inner-most thoughts, fears, and dreams on their very own blogs! It should be pretty interesting to see what these crazy kids are thinking all day…so check back here to keep up with your favourite bloguments bloggers! And, as always, […]

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