Current Event

Current Event

CURRENT EVENT PAPER: Student will submit a 1-2 page analysis of an article from a reputable news source (The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, or other newspaper) whose topic is relevant to the class. The article must focus on news that is pertinent to the federal government or the interaction between government and people. Your paper should be an analysis as well as a summary of the article you have chosen. Analysis within the context of political science means that you are putting an action or a topic in the broader scope of government and of its interaction with citizens. Please provide a properly composed citation (MLA or APA or Turabian is acceptable) of your article. There should be in text citations as well as an overall citation for your article at the end of the paper. Rubric for Current Event Paper: The paper provides salient, in-depth and insightful analysis- 7pts or more Paper is properly formatted, as a standard academic paper, and falls within the guidelines established- 3pts Paper topic is not applicable to assignment/paper is plagiarized or otherwise improperly done- 0 pts