(After all, you’ll need them when you become the next host of The Tonight Show, right? Has a local politician embezzled money, been charged with corruption, or been involved in a sizzling sex scandal?
) Seriously though, what better way to get the inside scoop than by interviewing the parties directly involved in the issue? Are employees trying to form (or break) local unions?
To begin with, try a newer and more original topic. True, it might take a little more effort to research local issues, but you’re up for the challenge, right?
Besides, learning and writing about the concerns of your community not only keeps you informed and involved, but also makes for a great research paper.
Due to concerns with contaminants such a BPA, are canned foods safe to eat?
Should stricter regulations be in place for labeling plastics containing BPA?
A great research paper means a great grade, so how can you go wrong?
To start researching local issues, head straight to local newspapers and online sources.
Should the practice of killing carnivorous animals (such as wolves) to protect farms and livestock be stopped?
Do ranchers have a right to protect their livestock by killing wolves? Are sustainable cities and neighborhoods really possible?