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"Being educated can take you far in life"
They always tell me to never give up
Veneza Monteiro
Teens rebel against useless school subjects
A course like AP Calc may sound great to college officials but how useful will it be in life? There
Melanie Baez
"Education is the light that can illuminate all your paths"
Education is the light that can illuminate all your paths
Ali Sattar
"I had to rebuild my life from scratch"
In my culture, people look at you at a different angle if you are not educated
Minerva Volmar
Trying to Stem the Tide of Male-Dominated Science Careers
O’Bryant School of Math & Science
Ina Dodoveci
"Every minute in her classroom made me feel tortured"
The bell rang and that was a sign that class was about to start
Crismeiry Metjia
"This class had a sense of peace"
For me, this class had a sense of peace
Melanie Mora
"I could see the eagerness of learning in each student"
I still recall getting struck by a sword- like stick for making a silly excuse for unfinished homework or for leaving books at home
Mashrul Amin
"I was taught that life's a race and there's only one winner"
So I tightened the grip on my pencil, trying not to move my body
Tarannum Rahman
"The Teachers called us by number, not name"
The teachers called us by number, not name
Celestina Vaz Antunes
Bolling Municipal Building in Roxbury, located next to Dudley Station at 2300 Washington Street
Nathan Tran-Trinh
"I have gone a long way to discover who I am"
I was feeling dizzy
P. Vanessa Sylvestre
On Point
"He can never kill again"
We want them to be punished for their bad choices the way they killed others
Stephen Jagba
"You do not care about human life"
I know that a person never changes
Juan Manuel Urena
"The color of your skin can put on you the label of killer"
In this cold world, a man can die for someone else’s sin
Adonay Brhane
"It is an illogical punishment that plays with our right to live"
A punishment that consists of executing a criminal in a legal way ignores the natural time people are supposed to die
Katherine Urbaez
"We need to make sure that we are living in a peaceful place with no criminals"
Terrorist, murderer, and rapist need to be taken away to bring peace to society
Proma Kazi
“The death penalty is appropriate for the worst of the worst”
Life in prison will not do anything
Mary-Key Denaud
"Instead of looking for better ways to kill people, we should look for ways to improve our society"
The criminal justice system is made up of such imperfect human beings, so it doesn’t always fulfill its role of convicting the true criminal
Crismeiry Metjia
"Revenge is wrong"
Instead of revenge, we should come together to stop the violence
Ana Paula De Pina
The Ultimate Punishment
The death penalty is legal in 31 states and the federal system for aggravated crimes. Locally,this
"We can't give people life, so why should we destroy it?"
It’s unethical because innocent people die
Rooby Denaud
"Once a criminal, always a criminal"
Life is not like water
Lauriano Barros
"We cannot allow criminals to take control of the world"
Second chances should not be allowed for them
Carla Dos Santos
“It will provide victims with the justice that they deserve"
Even a criminal who committed as grave an offense as murder should be given a chance to live
Tarannum Rahman
"How do we make capital punishment better?"
Our world is not a utopian place as much as we want it to be
Jerry Correia
"People who kill need to be in jail"
If people kill someone else, they need to go to jail to pay for committing murder. Having them in ja
Frank Rosario