5Laura replied to 8Sienna's discussion Should we have study halls? 
"I have a study hall and I really like it because I barely have to do homework at home. If you can't concentrate at school, you can either take another class or just use this hour to relax. I think study halls can be very beneficial for many…"
14 hours ago
5Laura replied to 5Lindsey's discussion How long should lunch be?
"In my opinion, 30 minutes are enough for lunch break. There is definetly enough time to eat without being stressed and to socialize with friends. If lunch would be longer, the school day would also be longer and I think many students wouldn't want…"
14 hours ago
5Laura replied to 3macy's discussion Should Public Money Be Used For Private Schooling?
"I think that it definitely gives more students more options regarding their education. It will probably help some families to provide better education for their children. I think that basing the amount of money on income is a good idea because some…"
Jan 30
5Laura replied to 6 Mason's discussion Are Animals Running Out Of Places To Live?
"I think that both humans and climate change is the reason animals are being forced out of their homes. If humans continue taking up more and more space, the animals will run out of places to live. I think that humans also definitely have an impact…"
Jan 30
5Laura replied to 5Addison's discussion Is owning animals/pets ethical?
"If you just want to have a pet in order to have a pet, I think it is the most ethical if you get it from an animal shelter. There are so many animals looking for a home. For example, some dog breeds got bred in a way that they have trouble breathing…"
Jan 30
5Laura replied to 5Maria's discussion Does class size affect productivity?
"I think that smaller classes are more effective because there are also less distraction opportunities. Furthermore, I think the teacher can give each student more attention and help them with problems. I also feel like it is easier to learn in a…"
Jan 30
5Laura replied to 6Ellerie's discussion Should There be Assigned Seats at Lunch?
"I don't think that there should be assigned seats during lunch. I can understand the reason for it though. In my opinion you already have different people in their classes and if there are group works, there can be different people together. I feel…"
Jan 30
5Laura replied to 2Grace's discussion Should the Supreme Court add more seats?
"I think that adding more seats to the supreme court is a good idea. It provides more people with different perspectives which can lead to a better decision. I wouldn't say that the seating right now is bad or totally wrong. In my view, it would just…"
Jan 23
5Laura replied to 3Austin's discussion The "Almost" Catastrophe of the U.S
"I think that there could have happened many terrible things if the bombs went off: at least casualties and destruction of several buildings or landscape. I also think that it could have impacted the health and the life in general of many, many…"
Jan 23
5Laura replied to 5Lauren's discussion Should Standardized Tests be Eliminated?
"I think that you are capable of way more things that your standardized test results say. I understand that universities/colleges need something in order to compare students and make a choice. However, I don't really think that a standadized test…"
Jan 23
5Laura replied to 8Chloe's discussion Missouri Dress Code for Women in The House
"I feel like if there is such a strict dress code then it should be equally strict for both genders. I also cannot really imagine that women would have had dressed inappropriate in the past, so that there was a need for a stricter dress code.…"
Jan 23
5Laura replied to 5Aubrey's discussion Can Money Buy Happiness?
"I think that you can buy things or pay for activities with money that can bring you happiness shortterm. However, I don't think that money is necessarily essential for being happy. At the end, the little moments and things are those that matter and…"
Jan 23
5Laura replied to 2 Kennedy's discussion What's This? Pink Tax?
"I think that pink tax should be banned because it is unfair. I also heard from some of my friends that they are using male razors because they are basically the same but cheaper. I think it is unfair that businesses make profit on marketing like…"
Jan 17
5Laura replied to 7Ivy's discussion Should School Uniforms Be Required?
"I don't think that school uniforms should be required. Many people express themselves with their clothes and a school uniform would take that away from them. I also think that you're more comfortable in your own clothes and it is important to be…"
Jan 17
5Laura replied to 2Hailey's discussion Computers/Tablets VS Textbooks
"I think that using digital learning techniques is very beneficial. This also includes using computers/tablets instead of textbooks. The world is becoming more and more digital and I think that it is important for students to learn how to deal with…"
Jan 17
5Laura replied to 3Kai's discussion Homelessness in The United States
"I think that homlessness is a problem in the United States and also in other countries. Maybe there could be more shelters provided where people in need can live, especially during the winter time since it can get very cold. The shelters also could…"
Jan 17
5Laura replied to 7ColtonS's discussion What is a better pet Cat or Dog
"Personally, I like dogs more than cats. But I also grew up with dogs and never really had a cat. I think that both kind of animals require work and you should think about it before getting a pet. You have to take the dogs out, so they can have…"
Jan 17
5Laura replied to 5abby's discussion Should test retakes be allowed?
"I think that students should have the opportunity to retake tests. But I also think that there should be certain limits, like the amount of retakes you can take per semester. Eventually, it will hopefully help the students to learn and understand…"
Jan 11
5Laura replied to 6Emercyn's discussion How long should the passing periods be?
"I think that passing periods should be at least 5 minutes. It gives you enough time to get to your next class and maybe using the restroom. I feel like you can also prepare better for your next class and maybe go over your notes from the last day.…"
Jan 11
5Laura replied to 7Gianna's discussion Should Women have to wear Hijabs?
"I think that women shouldn't be forced to wear hijab and that they should have a free choice to wear whatever they want. I also think that it is important to show solidarity with the women in Iraq. It is very brave of them to do what they are doing…"
Jan 11
5Laura replied to 5/8Logan's discussion Should All Teachers Be Required To Offer Extra Credit Opportunities?
"I think that extra credit opportunities should be offered to student. You can always have a bad day and do not so good on a test even though you have the potential to do good. Extra credit is a good opportunity for hard-working students to improve…"
Jan 11
5Laura replied to 3Jaylee's discussion Should you be able to play sports if you have failing grades?
"I can understand that sports are very important for many students because they can just let everything else go. In my opinion, graduating is more important because it impacts your future opportunities. If you can't handle having good grades and…"
Jan 11
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Jan 4
5Laura replied to 5Owen's discussion 12 Team expansion CFB
"I don't know very much about football and I also don't watch it. However, I think that it could be interesting for the fans to see more teams playing. I think that there is always a risk at getting injured when you're playing a sport. Of course, it…"
Dec 13, 2022
5Laura replied to 7Drew's discussion Should women be required to register for Selective Services?
"Back in the 1940s, the role of men and women were much different. Women were supposed to take care of the children and household. Nowadays, there is much more equality. I think that women and men can be capable of the same things and that gender…"
Dec 13, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Avery's discussion Top 3 Places with the best food
"I like Italian food very much as well. I've been to an Italian restaurant in the US once and I feel like the menu was a little bit different than a normal Italian restaurant menu in Germany. Of course there were still the basics like pizza and pasta…"
Dec 13, 2022
5Laura replied to Abram 7th's discussion Christmas Trees, Artifical or Real?
"In Germany, my family always has a real tree but here in the United States my hostfamily has an artificial tree, so I got to experience both. I also have to say that the way of decorating the tree differs. Here in the US, there are much more and…"
Dec 13, 2022
5Laura replied to 7Drew's discussion Should Harlan have early outs every week?
"I think that an early out once a week is a good idea. In the end, I think it is a routine that you will get used to regarding extracurricular practice and transportation. Furthermore, I think that it would benefit the students because they will have…"
Dec 12, 2022
5Laura replied to 3Natalie's discussion Paper Straws/Plastic straws which is bettter?
"In Germany, single-use plastic straws are banned. I think that paper straws are definetly better for the environment. And I also think that there are good alternatives like metal or paper straws. If we want to fight global warming, we have to limit…"
Dec 12, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Mitchcell's discussion Should Hats Be Allowed In School?
"I think that hats should be allowed to wear in school. I don't see any reason why a simple head should distract students from studying. I think you should be able to wear what you feel most comfortable in and that might include a hat. Of ourse, only…"
Dec 12, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Bailey's discussion FedEx driver kidnaps and murders a young girl.
"He definetly should have reacted differently. Accidents happen. He should have informed the parents and admitted to what happened. It is terrible that he ended up killing the girl and I don't want to imagine what the family must be going through…"
Dec 12, 2022
5Laura replied to 2Peyton's discussion Brittney Griner
"I think that Griner and her wife are happy right now because they are back together. However, I also think that they have to process the last months and everything that Griner went through. I hope that they will bring Paul Whelan back home too…"
Dec 12, 2022
5Laura replied to 2Madison Thompson's discussion Should teachers get a pay raise?
"I think that teachers should get a pay rise. They have a big impact on students and they are teaching the future generations. Teachers do so much work that we as students don't always know about. In my view, they definetly deserve more money. "
Dec 12, 2022
5Laura replied to 2kenna's discussion Donald trump runs again
"I hope that Donald Trump is not becoming president again. I can see that being a president is a very hard job and you cannot please everyone, so there is always some criticism about a president. However, I think that Trump's actions have gone too…"
Dec 8, 2022
5Laura replied to 8Alexus's discussion Is Lecanemab a safe treatment for Alzheimers?
"It seems like it met all the safety standards for this kind of medicine. Furthermore, you also mentioned high statistical rates. I think that almost every medicine has some side effects - some might be more risky than other. In my view, it comes…"
Dec 8, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Reese's discussion Kanye West Controversy
"I think that he deserved to be banned from the platform. Kanye West posted statements that probably hurt many people - there need to be consequences, in my opinion. I honestly have no idea what is going through his head. I just hope that he will…"
Dec 8, 2022
5Laura replied to Kayden Erwin3's discussion Legalization of marijuana
"I think that it should definetly legalized for medicinal use in all states because it can really help people. I think it would also safer to legalize it for recreational use because leagalization also makes the marijuana much more safer. I would…"
Dec 7, 2022
5Laura replied to 6Landen Kaufman's discussion Nebraskas Coach
"I think that Mickey Joseph will get fired. The things that he did are just terrible and if he gets arrest, he couldn't work anymore anyways.  I don't think that anyone would want him in a popular position because of his image and reputation now. I…"
Dec 7, 2022
5Laura replied to 8Cheyenne's discussion Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?
"I think that women should be allowed to serve in combat roles. They still can be in very good shape and do very well like men do. I don't want to say that there aren't any physical differencec, but I don't think that they should impact your job this…"
Dec 6, 2022
5Laura replied to 2Anthony's discussion Will Cryptocurrency Replace Money?
"I think that the impact of crypto currency will grow in the future, but I don't think that it will completely replace bills. I would be hard because there needs to be some kind of regulations which comes from the government. Otherwise I think that…"
Dec 6, 2022
5Laura replied to 3 Weston Reisz's discussion Is The Meat-Packing Industry a Hidden Monopoly?
"I wouldn't call it a monopoly because there are still different businesses in the meat packing industry. Of course, there are some businesses who have the main power in this sepcific industry and it might be harder for small businesses to compete.…"
Dec 6, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Mason Schaben's discussion CFP Expanding Into 12 Teams
"I don't know much about football and also don't really watch, but I think that it could be interesting for fans to see new teams competing against each other. There could be some unexpected results from some games. Of course, there is always the…"
Dec 6, 2022
5Laura replied to 3Malcolm's discussion Should We Have To Do Forum Post?
"I think that the forum posts are a great idea. In my view, it definetly helps to educate more people and to help them to form and communicate an opinion. I can see your point that it might be harder to remember them, but we always get reminders and…"
Dec 6, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Laura's discussion Controversy Of The Soccer World Cup
"Money definetly played a role in the decision of the host country - which comes along with big corruption problems. "
Dec 2, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Laura's discussion Controversy Of The Soccer World Cup
"I don't agree with you. In my view, you just cannot accept all the things tha tare going on without critizing it. "
Dec 2, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Laura's discussion Controversy Of The Soccer World Cup
"I hope so too that the people in power learn from this year's criticism. "
Nov 30, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Laura's discussion Controversy Of The Soccer World Cup
"I don't agree with you. I also think that there are people who just don't like soccer in general, but this year is different. With all the corruption and other issues going on, I think there are more reasons to think critically about the world cup. "
Nov 30, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Laura's discussion Controversy Of The Soccer World Cup
"I mostly agree with you. I don't think that the world cup itself is bad. However, I would criticize the system of corruption behind it and Qatar as a country because of its human  rights violations.  "
Nov 30, 2022
5Laura replied to 2Marcela Guerrero's discussion Shooting at Club Q, Colorado Springs
"I think that mental health plays a bigger role in this case. I'm not really sure if it was bias-motivated or not. But that doesn't change that what happened is terrible. I think that it is important that everyone can get the help they need so we…"
Nov 29, 2022
5Laura replied to 5Kori's discussion Should Beauty Pageants Be Banned?
"I think that beauty pageants should be banned because there is no "the most beautiful". Everyone is beautiful in their own way and you can't compete in it. I aslo see the problems that beauty pageants come with. I think that many young people try to…"
Nov 29, 2022
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