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Student’s Discuss Outcomes of Big Retail Pay Raises

Civics in the Community | March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Student’s Discuss Outcomes of Big Retail Pay Raises

Wal-Mart has been criticized by labor advocates for it’s low compensation rates. But, starting in April, hundreds of thousands of Wal-Mart employees will receive a pay raise – $1.25 higher than the federal minimum wage. Wal-Mart announced that its employees will earn $9 an hour rather than the lower $7.25, and will go up to […]

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Seeing Like A Butterfly: Beyond The Gender Binary [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seeing Like A Butterfly: Beyond The Gender Binary [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A short film that redefines our perception of gender and introduces the public eye to alternate definitions. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Icarus [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Arts in the Community | March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Icarus [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A short animation produced by OSA Digital Media. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Student Voices: Can Artist Manifestos Create Social Change?

Arts | March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Student Voices: Can Artist Manifestos Create Social Change?

View what students had to say about artists’ manifestos and whether these statements can create social change.

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Why Is It Important For Journalists To Be Truthful? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why Is It Important For Journalists To Be Truthful? Students Weigh In

Recently, NBC anchor chair, Brian Williams was suspended for six months without pay. View what students had to say when asked, Why is it important for journalists to be truthful? How would you define ethical journalism, and how can journalists earn the trust of the public?

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Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

Civics in the Community | March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

With the recent outbreak of measles here in the United States, we asked students to weigh in on the question, Should we require vaccinations? Why or why not?

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F Word [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | March 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

F Word [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A student finds himself interested in understanding the notions of Feminism. While speaking with others and absorbing the history of the movement, he formulates his own personal opinion. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Should We Modify DNA in Human Embryos? Students Weigh In

Community Created Content | March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Should We Modify DNA in Human Embryos? Students Weigh In

There is a lot of controversy surrounding the UK’s February 3rd decision to authorize mitochondrial DNA modification in embryos. This new law has taken on the names “three-person embryo” and “three-person babies” law. There is no doubting the social complications and controversy that this law may bring about. People who support the UK’s decision argue […]

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Students Respond to the Reported Rise in Narcissism Amongst Millennials

Civics in the Community | March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Respond to the Reported Rise in Narcissism Amongst Millennials

In a time when selfies fill your news feed on practically every social media outlet you’re connected to, there is room to wonder if the narcissism line has been crossed. A lot has been said about millennials and our alleged obsession with technology and the need to always worry about our image and appearance. Is […]

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Students Discuss the Ethics of Animal Testing

Do Now Round-Ups | March 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Students Discuss the Ethics of Animal Testing

Using animals to test for scientific and commercial purposed is a complicated and controversial issue. View what students had to say when asked, When should animals be used for research or industry testing, if ever? Explain your reasoning. Do you think that we should use animal testing in scientific and industry research? When? What kinds of regulations do you think industries should have for using animals in research?

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