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FYS: Beliefs, Morals, and College Life

to be used in conjunction with assignment in Professor Olvera's class

E-reference sources

Sage Knowledge Reference, an online database filled with eBooks, journals, and other resources has a "Debate Series." From the Home Page, click "Debates" on the right side of the page, under "Refine by Type." 

CQ Press

 CQ Press

CQ Press publishes reference and research material invaluable for studying various sides of an issue:

  CQ Researcher

Use  CQ Researcher to find original, comprehensive analysis on issues in the news. Click Browse Reports > ProCon 


Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints    

Opposing Viewpoints is the premier full-text resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. This database brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue:

  • pro and con viewpoint articles
  • reference articles that provide context
  • full-text magazines
  • academic journals
  • newspapers
  • primary source documents
  • government and organizational statistics
  • multimedia, including images and podcasts
  • links to hand-selected web sites, and more!