Maritina Tsembelis

Class of 2014


  • Stricter gun control laws needed

    With the recent abundance of mass shootings in the U.S., the subject of gun safety has once again been brought into the spotlight. These tragic events serve as reminders that stricter gun control policies should be enforced to ensure public safety.

    Forum | August 19, 2012
  • Legalizing marijuana will benefit the economy and lower drug use

    Drug policy in the United States is a topic of major concern. Each year, the government spends billions of dollars to deter citizens from drug-related activities, but the question of how to efficiently allocate these funds is still in debate.
    Currently, government resources are focused on punishing users, paying for social services like rehabilitation facilities, and employing forces to carry ou...

    Forum | April 4, 2011
  • Exposed rods cause radiation poisoning

    For years now, nuclear power plants have been a popular alternative energy source. In light of the recent Japanese nuclear scares, the safety of these plants has also come into question. According to Ukrainian professor and nuclear power expert Borys Ledoshchuk, in a presentation for the World Health Organization Collaborating Center University of Pittsburgh, “The United States produces the most n...

    SciTech | March 21, 2011