Analysis Of The Book ‘ 1984 ‘ By George Orwell

Once upon a time, there is a man, Winston Smith, who is living in a world where any type of originality is a crime, even love. Winston wants to rebel against the Party and prove that they are altering history by taking out or replacing certain events and people. However, since thinking of doing something wrong is a crime, there is no way for him to prove his suspicions about ...
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The One that Got Away

Throughout life I have found few things to be immune to change- the inevitability of pain, and the human ability to push through. This I found about three years ago, after I had beaten another bout of depression. I had finally gotten myself together, and hoped naively for everything to become better from there. I had thought myself immune to life’s pain. After all, I had jus...
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A Millenials Appeal To Parents

To the average eye, my appearance would suggest I am indeed a teenager. I am between the ages of thirteen and eighteen. I have my own style, the label of a millennial generation. (And what a privilege it is!) I apply make-up onto my face. I wear the latest jeans and striped sweaters, and jewelry, and blouses with colorful prints, and high-top skater shoes. I adore hanging out...
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Deep Sea

Have you ever wondered what is under the sea? Not spongebob and patrick anything like that but the creatures down there or the type of plants down there but you can’t see the dark. I wonder when scinetest will have the chance to explor the oecean depths. People say that there’s like mythical creatures down there like the kraken or Moby Dick but you never know. I know ...
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College Board: Modern Monopoly

PROBLEM: College Board exercises a near total monopoly on the SAT testing service (which is essentially mandatory for students applying to college) as well as the PSAT and AP tests. Although the alternative of the ACT test exists, the SAT and ACT are hardly comparable to one another, meaning that the SAT holds all of the market share for that type of test. When observed from...
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The Inheritance of Genes and The Environment

Throughout the history of psychology, one of the most predominant arguments is the debate on nature versus nurture. There is much discussion on what forms one’s cognitive abilities and habits. People have studied for years and years on the psychological development of a person, attempting to determine what influences one to behave a certain way. In the novel The Other Wes Mo...
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Are We Nearing the End?

“We are sawing of the branch that we are sitting on.” This was quoted from Paul Ehrlich from the Bing Professor of Population Studies. Paul studies the sixth mass extinction. This can become a real problem for people who want to live on this planet. There are many ways that we can help slow down the extinction rate, but sadly there is no way to reverse it. We can do somethin...
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Being Ethical or Unethical

Many factors can and do contribute to decisions that are ethical or unethical. In my opinion, fear is the most important factor that influences a person’s decision to make a decision that is either ethical or unethical. To many fear is a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, or pain. Fear is shown through in Life of Pi by Yann Martel, Lord of the Flies by Wil...
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A Woman First and Foremost: Fatima Mernissi’s Dreams of Trespass

The bildungsroman Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood follows the protagonist, Fatima Mernissi, through her childhood and early adolescence in a harem in Fez, Morocco. The protagonist in the collection of stories seeks to understand wide-scope ideas of gender-related and traditional frontiers by exploring the multitude of characters who cohabit the harem. In the in...
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Persuasive Essay: The Benefits of Learning a Second Language

Have you ever had this thought, “What will look good on my college application?” Most students have. There is one thing that can influence a college’s or company’s decision for the better about accepting or hiring a person, and this is by learning a second language. As people from other countries continue to immigrate into America, it is becoming more important than ever to l...
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