We received many powerful essays for the Spring 2015 Writing Competition. Though not every participant can win the contest, we'd like to share some excerpts that caught our eye.
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Do teachers and administrators at your school discipline students with dignity? Or with disrespect?
Farming and writing don't bring home the bacon—why I'm no longer ashamed to ask my community to help.
Whether or not you agree with war, how might you welcome a war veteran home and support his return to community life?
The key to a great garden? Good dirt. Here’s how you can grow your own.
If you simplified your life, what things would you get rid of or use less?
Do genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in your food concern you?
What would happen if you deliberately spoke to or smiled at people you might usually ignore- cashiers, the homeless, or someone of a different ethnicity?
If you could design your dream house, what would it look like?
Does it matter who you eat with and how often you eat together?
This year’s muddy spring presents my family with the chance to pull together more closely than ever.
Hunting is a complex issue and can evoke emotional arguments. Is hunting moral? Can it be done in a respectful, humane way?