Entries by Ginny Gaylor

Research paper topics on gun violence, suicide and preventable deaths

Gun violence has dominated the latest news cycle. While the topic is very controversial, it is ripe with research paper topics to be explored, from the idea that gun deaths are preventable deaths, to how gun dealerships can be better operated to prevent guns from falling into criminal hands. Additionally, a vast majority of gun […]

The Hajj and Islam—research paper topics

The week of September 23 – 27, 2015, marked the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia made by millions of devotees to Islam. Known as the Hajj, it is one of the five pillars of the Muslim religion. Many westerners know little to nothing about this event or, for that matter, Islam itself, which […]

Discuss the new survey of sexual assault on college campuses in your research paper

A recent survey conducted by the Association of American Universities asked more than 150,000 students at 27 universities across America about sexual assault. Statistics from the findings are coming out, showing an alarming rate of sexual misconduct on our college campuses. Obviously the need for rape prevention is stronger than ever. Delving into the gender […]

Note taking tips for college students

You go to class. You listen to what your professor says. You write down the important stuff. End of story, right? Wrong. The goal of note taking is so much more than just writing down the main facts. Your notes from class should not only help you in retaining information, but they also should provide […]

Research topic: Biggest mistakes in history

Do you like your research paper topics inspired by real disasters? What about covering one of the five biggest mistakes ever made in history? Whether accidents caused by human error, bad decisions or natural disasters, these events are a great starting point for a paper in a history, economics, political science, sociology or even anthropology […]

Media studies research topic: Michael Moore and documentary films

It has been six years since Michael Moore released his last documentary film, Capitalism: A Love Story. His latest effort, Where to Invade Next, was unveiled during the Toronto International Film Festival and poses a range of interesting research paper topics.

Research topic: Refugees from Syrian War prompting humanitarian crisis

As the Syrian War rages on, the resulting refugees fleeing the destruction are causing an international humanitarian crisis. Desperate to escape by any means, thousands are seeking asylum in Europe. Open borders have been found in some countries, notably Germany and Sweden, while other countries have been less welcoming. Meanwhile the U.N. has asked for […]

Department of Education to weigh in on for-profit universities

For-profit universities have come under fire in recent years, particularly around the areas of misrepresentation of job prospects and the universities’ reliance on federal student loans. An unprecedented number of students have asked the government to dismiss their college student debt after a June announcement from the Department of Education about making the debt-relief process […]

Research topic: Why Mount McKinley is being renamed Denali

Ever wonder how certain American landmarks got their names? It is a fascinating area of research to uncover why and how various places were named and renamed. For instance, why is Mount McKinley, which is located in Alaska, named for President McKinley who was from Ohio? That is a question Native Americans in Alaska have […]

Research Women’s Equality Day and the truth on gender inequality

Women’s Equality Day, on August 26, 2015, marked the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, ratified on August 18, 1920, granting female suffrage. Despite the lengthy passage of time since women gained equal rights in the voting booth, the female half of the population still falls short when it comes to economic equality. The topic […]