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Abbie McGill

Hello folks! My name is Abbie and I am a senior at Judge Memorial Catholic High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. I write for the school newspaper, am involved in the drama department and play softball.  Am hoping to go to college next year and study nursing or pre-med. Happy browsing! 

Posts by Abbie McGill

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Clean air, no excuses | Salt Lake City, Utah- typically known for its vast mountains, near perfect snow, and eclectic population- has been crowned champion of a not- so- great title of "worst air quality in the country" in... Added on Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 21:18, with
Jerry Anderson: creating an environment to thrive- like the dinosaurs | Through research conducted on Twitter, I was led to an article published in the Salt Lake Tribune discussing representative Jerry Anderson, who is working effortlessly to loosen the greenhouse gas... Added on Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 20:24, with
Gale Research: air pollution | One source that I found using the Gale database that was particularly helpful was in the Science in Context section. It was a document discussing the national "standards" or lack thereof on... Added on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 22:18, with 2 comment(s)
health detriments of particulate pollution - Site Operator Research | Using the site operator allowed me to find specific sources to narrow my search to helpful sources. I found an article on the Salt Lake Tribune website discussing the health detriments of particulate... Added on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 12:09, with 1 comment(s)
EBSCO Research | The source below talks about potential options to protect yourself from dirty air. Most people living in Utah already are aware of the precautions and take them, but for people not in state, it shows... Added on Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 15:41, with 2 comment(s)
The silent killer: air pollution in Utah | Walking into my high school in downtown Salt Lake City, I look out to see the beautiful, massive mountains, but instead find a thick layer of black particulate pollution covering the majority of the... Added on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 15:52, with
Orwell's 1984 in 2013 | http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/03/opinion/beale-1984-now/ I this CNN opinion article, the author compares modern technology and government scandals alike with those of Geore Orwell's dystopian novel,... Added on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 11:37, with
Making it on Broadway | I have loved performing and being in any sort of spotlight since I could walk; something about singing my feelings and dancing like a maniac makes me feel on top of the world. As a prospective... Added on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 12:27, with 1 comment(s)
Pride and Prejudice | The following is a glance at Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice. I am really enjoying the book thus far; I feel like Austen's motivation to write it was to focus on human behavior and... Added on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 11:17, with
Sex, drugs, and alcohol. | question: Which states have the highest teen pregnancy rates? Do drug and alcohol abuse rates have any correlation to said pregnancy rates? The National Campaign is dedicated to spreading awareness,... Added on Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 14:53, with 1 comment(s)
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Is technology part of the problem? | Cyber-bullying is such prevalent problem in our... 3 years 37 weeks ago in response to Fake Friends
More and more | Noah, This is a very interesting story and I... 3 years 37 weeks ago in response to Too young to die, but was it his mother's fault?
Emilee, Phenomenal research. | Emilee, Phenomenal research. I can tell you are... 3 years 37 weeks ago in response to Gale Researching: Serial Killers
Izzy,How interesting. I | Izzy, How interesting. I never thought of the 50... 3 years 39 weeks ago in response to Culture by Region U.S.
Ally, Wow, what great | Ally, Wow, what great research! You certainly... 3 years 40 weeks ago in response to Emerging Countries Awarded the Olympics
Clarify Your Topic | I agree with the first two commenters. But what... 3 years 42 weeks ago in response to "The Change of Students lives in Schools"
This sounds like a very | This sounds like a very interesting topic! I hope... 3 years 42 weeks ago in response to Welfare
Anna, I really enjoyed | Anna, I really enjoyed reading this post and... 3 years 48 weeks ago in response to Dear Mr.Cooger
Dear Ana, Your dance teacher | Dear Ana, Your dance teacher sounds like a very... 4 years 6 days ago in response to A True Everyday Hero
Another Source | Dear Barbara, I really am interested in your... 4 years 6 days ago in response to Parent Engagement Effects in Oakland Youth