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ARTS 1110 Essay Two Topics
Select one of the topics below. Find one authoritative source on your selected topic and write a 500-word argumentative essay.
After receiving feedback on your 500-word essay, write a 1500-word argumentative essay on the same topic. Be sure to use a minimum of three authoritative sources for the 1500-word essay.
Please note that the sources included below are to provide context for each topic and should not be used as authoritative evidence in your essays.
- Immunization records, including up-to-date vaccines for things like measles and chicken pox, have long been required for registration at schools and other government services. Should the government require proof of vaccinations for access to public services?
Source for background reading: https://www.forbes.com/sites/geoffwhitmore/2021/04/09/what-is-a-vaccine-passport-and-will-we-need-one/?sh=1c64b1e653e4
- Some cities have recently begun to dismantle homeless encampments such as tent cities that are set-up in public spaces. What is the most effective response to addressing homelessness?
Source for background reading: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/hochelaga-homeless-encampment-1.6011462
- In recent years, increased attention has been paid to food consumption and sustainability, increasing the popularity of alternative diets like veganism, Beyond Meat, or the 100-mile diet. Does changing our eating habits have an impact on environmental sustainability, or is the growing popularity just good marketing from companies?
Source for background reading: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-18/beyond-meat-sparked-a-run-on-peas-and-a-protein-revolution