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Hot Topics: Abortion

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of abortion and reproductive rights.

Hot Topics: Bullying

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of bullying.

Hot Topics: Climate Change

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of climate change.

Hot Topics: Death Penalty

A selection of sources concerning legislation, ehtical aspects and media around the topic of the death penalty (capital punishment).

Hot Topics: Domestic Violence

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of domestic violence and abuse.

Hot Topics: Drug Use in Sports

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of doping in sports.

Hot Topics: Euthanasia - Assisted Suicide

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Hot Topics: Gender

St. Ambrose University College of Arts & Sciences 2014-2015 Theme

Hot Topics: Gun Violence

A selection of sources concerning regulation, incidents, and media around the topic of guns and violence.

Hot Topics: Homelessness

A guide to materials on homelessness in the SAU Library.

Hot Topics: Immigration

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of immigration in the United States.

Hot Topics: Income Inequality

A selection of sources concerning different perspectives around the topic of income inequality

Hot Topics: Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

This page contains resources for research on this topic, including legislation and medical uses.

Hot Topics: Marriage Rights

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of marriage and civil rights.

Hot Topics: Native American Rights

This guide covers the controversy surrounding the clash between corporate interests and ancient tribal lands.

Hot Topics: Obesity

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of obesity.

Hot Topics: Opioid Crisis

Resources pertaining to the prescription drug addiction crisis in America and related topics.

Hot Topics: Paying College Athletes

Resources for exploring the role of amateur athletics, wages and college sports.

Hot Topics: Peace and Justice

Continuing the long tradition of St. Ambrose in the area of Catholic social teaching and peace and justice issues, the Theology Department and the Philosophy Department sponsor an Interdisciplinary Minor in Peace and Justice.

Hot Topics: Police Brutality and Race

A selection of sources concerning different perspectives around the topic of racism and the police.

Hot Topics: Race and Politics in the USA

This guide covers the history of race and politics in the United States

Hot Topics: Sexual Harassment

This guide provides sources for various aspects of this topic.

Hot Topics: Sustainability

The theme for the academic year 2013-2014 at St. Ambrose University. This guide has resources on sustainable development and conservation.

Hot Topics: Terrorism

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of terrorism.

Mental Health Issues

A guide to resources surrounding mental health and a few specific conditions.

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