POTS: What would you say is the biggest global issue?
Tina Little, Staff Writer
Katie Rotenberg, junior
“I would say that the biggest global issue, if you’re going in a broad sense, would be health care: getting affordable health for people around the world. Going through just, even in America, and making sure people have access to the treatments and screenings and tests that they need, and if you go to more underdeveloped countries, basic screenings for diseases but also medical supplies for disea...
Caleb Ormont, sophomore
“If I had to choose one global issue I’d say it is the war on terror because it has had impacts throughout the world. There’s currently anti-terrorist operations around the world going on in many countries and terrorism has been spread throughout many countries, so I think it’s probably the biggest problem.”
Caleb Macenka, junior
“I would say world hunger because essentially if you’re going to get started in terms of improving [the world] you’re going to have to make sure that people are at their peak, that they can actually eat, before you start improving infrastructure, education or anything else like that.”
Caroline Davis, sophomore
“I think the biggest global issue right now is climate change because not only does it affect us, but it also has a huge effect on wildlife and the well-being of our planet. It affects marine life, so consequently we get affected as well, but that’s not the only thing because there are so many factors that we don’t take into account when we’re thinking about global warming. People say, ‘...
Noah Barnes, freshman
“I think that the biggest global issue is probably the fact that there are some countries in the world that aren’t really getting aid from other countries even though they have the power. Especially the United Nations aren’t giving help to some African countries, and they aren’t getting what they need from other countries.”