You can research environmental or health topics ranging from small, local and regional topics to large, global issues.
) 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?What are the effects of plastic bag bans in states that have already adopted the policy?Should mountaintop removal mining be allowed to continue?Should more money be allocated to fix roads and bridges?Is the city providing adequate services such as clean water, trash pick up, safe neighborhoods, etc.?Tired of writing about the same tired old topics like the ban on smoking in public places, the dangers of texting and driving, or gun control? Your professors are tired of reading about these topics, too.When you’re writing a research paper, you want to impress your professors with your writing skills, but you also want to offer new insights into a topic.Are students fighting for lower tuition or book costs?Has the college president (or other administrator) been in the local news lately for any number of issues?Are police investigating a cheating or athletic scandal?Is a small business a cornerstone in your community, and you want to research its impact on the community?