TJ Parks

Articles

Students need Spirit of Alabama Act

According to a survey conducted at The University of California at Santa Barbara, 17.3 percent of college students skip a meal every week in an effort to save money. This phenomenon is not unique to UCSB. According to a study conducted at Western Oregon University, 59 percent of college students at ...

Nuclear should replace coal as the United States main energy source

Coal produced 39 percent of electricity in the United States in 2013, producing more than any other source, the Energy Information Administration reports. However, nuclear power, currently generating 19 percent of America’s electricity, is a strong candidate to replace coal, and would be a great boon ...

External motivators cause undue emotional stress

America seems more driven to succeed than ever before. Although many Americans pride themselves in their work ethic, many push their desire to succeed to the point that it becomes unhealthy, stressful 
and unproductive. According to an American Psychological Association study released earlier this ...

Media needs more character variety

Women should have the right to unabashedly pursue whatever occupations and character traits they desire, and they should be rewarded in the same measure as men for the vigor of their pursuits. The existence of this right is seemingly contradicted by a surplus of cookie-cutter characters in the media, ...