All posts by Justin N

Should College Athletes be Allowed to Make Money?

Do you think college athletes should be able the make money? Currently the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) does not allow this. Referred to by the NCAA as student-athletes, they are not allowed to sell autographs, or receive “gifts” containing money. They are also prohibited from having a contract with an agent without losing their amateur status, therefore losing the ability to continue competing in NCAA sporting events. Continue reading Should College Athletes be Allowed to Make Money?

Drugged? Is bigger and stronger better for the game?

The thought of Major League Baseball players of getting bigger and stronger is not new. You may think that because the 1990’s to the early 2000’s was named the “steroid era” that means that players in the 90’s were the first ones to get the idea that getting bigger and stronger would boost there game. Well, you’re wrong. Continue reading Drugged? Is bigger and stronger better for the game?

Your Favorite Foods May Not be Doing You Favors

Prepare yourself. Most of your favorite foods may be on this list. Unfortunately, some of the foods and drinks that are loved so much may actually be very bad for you. These foods may be so tasty, but they are just loaded with sugar, different kinds of fat, and chemicals that can be harmful if consumed too much. Continue reading Your Favorite Foods May Not be Doing You Favors

Philadelphia Public School Crisis

Public schools in Philadelphia are going through a serious budget crisis. The government is cutting back on funding for schools and as a result, schools are eliminating jobs and programs. The schools are being forced to fire teachers and staff members to save money. The school district predicts more than $300 million dollars in deficits. Continue reading Philadelphia Public School Crisis