Discuss the topic and detail how the topic applies to the student as an individual or
to our state or nation as a whole. Discuss why the topic is newsworthy. Give your opinions
and discuss why you have those opinions. Make sure your opinions are disclosed as such and
not implied to be facts. Use and cite to at least five different reputable sources (to include but not limited to
newspaper publications, news magazines, court cases, newsworthy websites, or even, heaven
forbid…books!). I provide you with topics to choose from, also the length, and formatting. Please use the resources in order to meet all the necessary criteria. Let me know if you have any questions about the paper.