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Education

  • Hazing on college campus
  • Rape on college campus
  • Rising cost of college
  • Performance enhancing drugs in academics
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Standards-based grading
  • Charter schools

Environment

  • Flint water crisis
  • Dakota Access Pipeline
  • Water rights
  • Energy consumption
  • Hurricane Katrina / Superstorm Sandy
  • Environmental e-waste
  • Animal trafficking
  • Grocery bag and trash bag fees
  • Fracking
  • ​Climate change
  • Ecological footprint

Politics

  • Campaign finance reform
  • Electoral college
  • Ranked-choice voting
  • Voter suppression/voter access
  • Use of drones in the military
  • Voting Rights
  • Redrawing of district lines
  • Racial Profiling

Medicine and Health

  • Prescription drug costs
  • Healthcare
  • Use of Narcan
  • Genetic engineering

Sports

  • Equal pay for equal play (women in athletics)
  • Pay for play
  • Athletes receiving special treatment
  • Performance enhancing drugs (PEDs)
  • Hiring minorities to coaching and front office positions
  • Concussion protocols

Human Rights

  • Equal pay for equal work
  • Human trafficking
  • LGBTQ laws/rights
  • Racial/religious profiling

Public Safety

  • Police brutality
  • Militarization of police
  • Incarceration rates by race
  • Use of drones
  • Stand your ground laws

Technology

  • Rights of privacy
  • Hacking
  • Julian Assange / Wikileaks
  • Edward Snowden

Other

  • ​Flying the confederate flag
  • Controversial monuments
  • Open carry

 

Mr. Casey Brough | South Portland High School | 637 Highland Avenue | South Portland, Maine | 04106