Better Online? An Optimistic Analysis of the FBI Headquarters Website

  The website that represents the arguably most well-known crime fighting organization outweighs its expectations, painting the best possible picture of the FBI Headquarters. The site is riddled with information about how the Headquarters fights against terrorism, and helps the country during times of national crisis. Not to mention, the website emphasizes promoting their social […]

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Male/Female Bathrooms as an Outdated Social Norm, an Argument by Emily Bazelon

In her article, “Making Bathrooms More Accommodating”, Emily Bazelon argues that bathrooms should have a gender-neutral design in order to promote acceptance within the modern community. With traditional gender roles for males and females shifting in our society, and an increase of non-binary people, sensitivity for gender roles should be taken into account for situations […]

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The Positive Learning Effect of a Well-Designed College Campus

The Positive Learning Effect of a Well-Designed College Campus In “Recognizing Campus Landscapes as Learning Spaces”, the authors Kathleen G Scholl and Gowri Betrabet Gulwadi argue that the physical environment and layout of a college campus can have a positive or negative effect on the academic performance of a college student. The article advocates the […]

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The Unsightly Truth About the J. Edgar Hoover Building

The Federal Bureau of Investigation Headquarters, or the J. Edgar Hoover Building, sits on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, a worn-out building surrounded by security and FBI cop cars. I was slightly startled to realize that the fascinating, enthralling organization that has been spoken about in major T.V. shows like Criminal Minds was held in a building […]

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The True Exclusivity of Citizenship, an Argument by David Fleming

Part 1, Two of City of Rhetoric, The Placelessness of Political Theory, David Fleming argues that the definition of American citizenship, which essentially states that citizenship isn’t defined by such things as race and language, is subjective. Comparing this definition to examples such as that individuals must speak and read English in order to become […]

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