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Delia McCaul
11/4 discussion
Fri Nov 4, 2011 4:43pm
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When thinking about a topic for our argument paper coming up, I wanted to make sure I picked something good. I want a topic that will interest me, and something I would enjoy researching. Not only would this make the paper more enjoyable to watch, but it would be much easier. I came to the conclusion that something that had to do with sports would probably be best for me.
I had an idea to write about whether or not college athletes should get paid. They work hard, and make their schools a lot of money so it would make seeks for them to get a small fraction of that. Then again, they are already given free tuition, so it may not make sense to pay them on top of all that. I know itís an issue that is being discussed, so there is probably a lot of info on it. However when this did not get approved I did not want to give up in the sports category. I did some research and have found another topic. I was going to write about Title IX and whether or not they are actually promoting gender equality in sports. I do not know much about Title IX so I think it would also be a great learning experience. What I do know is that the purpose of Title IX is too make sure female athletes are treated equally with males. I know this is becoming an issue, because they had to take action at my highschool, and it really helped out female athletes with a brand new locker room.
I do have a few back up choices in case this topic is not approved, which I think was a smart idea since it is similar to my other topic. I do however, hope to write about Title IX, because it is something I can see myself feeling strongly about.

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