The Sundial

Modern warfare against video games

Xavier Scott

November 30, 2010

In the recent weeks, lawmakers have been debating over a seemingly transparent law on the restriction upon minors to rent or buy video games depicting serious injury to a human being that is especially heinous, atrocious or cruel. The law was passed back in 2005, but didn’t gain much attention due...

Helping and not helping: California voters, American voters

Xavier Scott

November 8, 2010

Helping: California voters Despite Proposition 19 not being favored by the majority of voters, many choices voters made in both ballot measures and on legislative seats are sure to benefit California. In regards to the governor and senate race, Californians weren’t given much of a choice. With the candidates for governor, it seemed like the premise wa...

Helping and not helping: Chile and the FBI

Xavier Scott

October 22, 2010

HELPING: CHILE On Oct. 13, a Chilean rescue team managed to emancipate 33 miners who had been trapped 2,040 feet underground for two months. What started out as a routine rescue mission soon turned into an international event due in part to its complexity, genuine motive and impressive teamwork...

Vote ‘yes’ on Prop. 20, ‘no’ on Prop. 27

Xavier Scott

October 5, 2010

In 2008, Proposition 11 stripped the power to draw redistricting lines from the State Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization and gave it to a separate board of 14 commissioners chosen by government auditors consisting of five Democrats, five Republicans and four of neither party. Proposition 20 extends...

The U.S. should pass a constitutional amendment outlawing the burning of holy texts in effigy

Xavier Scott

September 15, 2010

Arguing for the government: Xavier Scott Since the media’s new and irresponsible approach in distinguishing what is and isn’t important, there have been many stunts made by senseless people that have not only made national news but sparked political debates. The one to receive this honor most recently...

From Go-Bama to No-Bama: the rise and fall of an American president

Xavier Scott

September 13, 2010

In the beginning, there was Bush: an openly selfish, headstrong and confused man who misinterpreted religion as a means for world dominance. Bush provided an experience that left most Americans in deep need of relief. Both his election and re-election were dubious and controversial. His administration...

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