social issues Tag

we are dumping more garbage in the oceans than we take out resulting in drowning oceans

Our oceans need help. Rising sea level is one of the most prominent effects of global warming. In the recent years, we have not only witnessed the rise in sea levels but also an increase in the ocean temperature, which is not only leading to flooding of the costal lands but also impacting the marine life, such as the corals.   Our oceans absorb the heat from...

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the red flag law will reduce gun violence

In the wake of recent mass shootings in America, President Donald Trump, Sens. Lindsey Graham, Richard Blumenthal, and many other congressmen are encouraging the implementation of ERPO- Extreme Risk Protection Orders, also referred to as the “Red Flag Law” in America. This gun violence prevention law is believed to be a way to make society a much safer place. Researchers say this will not only...

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Sharks have always been deemed the most dangerous predator of the waters, but Austin Gallagher insists that it is probably not the shark that will cause any harm to you. Austin, a graduate who has been studying sharks, insists that a person is more prone to get hurt while driving to the beach than get involved in a shark attack accident.   However, it is evident that...

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paperless

Going paperless is appreciated and much needed these days. Therefore, In the world of college textbooks and journals, Northeastern University is going completely paperless. The University has made a lifetime partnership with an efficient digital media company in Silicon Valley. A large storage facility now stands tall in Belize, which will contain boxed up books. Textbooks, journals, and periodicals will get replaced by digital...

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Victims

Human trafficking has been one of the major social issues that the world has faced and continues to do so since a very long time. Objectifying and abusing the female gender is a global phenomenon. To create awareness and make a realisation of this terrible issue, the law students of the Northeastern University spoke to the advocates for the victims of human trafficking.   Lisa Golbatt Grace...

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In recent times, various applications have started to view content or advertisements in a very personalised manner. This is evident from the search results that Google produce as well as the product recommendations of Amazon. This feature enables users’ to view results based on their past activities and purchases while online shopping.   According to a research conducted in the Northeastern University by Prof. Wilson, Greg St....

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Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller was appointed in May 2017 as special counsel to investigate links between the Russian government and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump.Ever since Mueller has been talked about a lot in American politics. For more than two years, voters and leaders alike have been waiting to hear him speak. In the congressional hearing, Mueller expressed reticence, he was not a dominant presence.   Throughout his...

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e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes is mankind's safer options to the addiction of cigarettes. Marketed as the new and easier way to smoke, it still doesn’t promise a safer experience. Scientists are not so sure about its long term health hazards. This consequently leads us to understand that we should regard it with wariness. E-cigarettes created in the early 2000s has the obvious aim of helping smokers without them...

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ultimate chatterbox

The ultimate chatterbox of our society is always said to be women. They always seem to fall victim to some behavioral patterns. Women love to talk, loud and obnoxious. They would discuss every consequential – as well as inconsequential – things with each other. What to order for dinner? Let’s discuss. Should I get married? Sure, let’s discuss. Hashing out big, and rather important decisions...

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fantasy

It is no secret that authors usually incorporate some hard facts around which they weave the fiction. George R.R. Martin, the author of bestselling epic fantasy novel The Song of Ice and Fire, has done that in his books. In other words, for Martin, “Fantasy tastes of habaneros and honey, cinnamon and cloves, rare red meat and wines as sweet as summer. Reality is beans...

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