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When did smoking become so taboo?

It seems to me that as we leap into the new millennium, making all kinds of advances in every area of life, including technology and medicine, the rights of smokers have taken one step forward and three steps backward. Why is that?

Everybody hates millennials

Why are people constantly putting down millennials? Millennials are being called the worst, the cheapest, the laziest, the most spoiled and the least respectful generation. The name calling needs to stop, because millennials are delicate…

SB 242: The Tattle Tale Bill

On November 17, 2016 Senator Konni Burton from Fort Worth submitted her proposed bill, SB 242, to require faculty, staff, and administration in our public school systems to notify parents if there is talk of a student being Lesbian, Gay,…

New Year’s Eve in Ecuador

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Ecuador is different than in the United States. Here in the U.S. my family and I celebrate New Year’s in a calmer manner. We still eat the traditional New Year’s Eve food, hang out with our family members and…

It’s time for Hanukkah

Hanukkah comes around every year around Christmas time. This is a very important holiday for the Jewish community. Hanukkah is usually the second week of December, but this year it falls on Christmas Eve through New Years Day.

I’m so over 2016

2016 is a year to celebrate - being over with. A lot happened in 2016 and, unfortunately, most of the events that occurred were not good. It seemed as if there were more death and chaos than usual this year.