English 2100 Fall 2023:  What Goes Unsaid?

Alcohol Tax

The video talks about alcohol as a drug and the main problem of this drug is excessive drinking. It was interesting to see such a simple resolution that is propose by the video which is raising the taxes for alcohol. However, the video also talks about that many states haven’t raised the taxes for alcohol for about 20 years.

Film Club: ‘A Toast to Raising Alcohol Taxes’ – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Waking up

The question from the article “How Hard is it to Wake Up in the Morning?” was asked to teens in high school. Majority of the students from the response felt it as an annoyance in starting their day. It also felt as struggle for the majority of them. There were students who say waking up in the morning wasn’t a much of a big deal for them. It’s like a routine to them and they like the early morning.

What Students Are Saying About Waking Up in the Morning – The New York Times (nytimes.com)