Assignment: Find an article in a current (between August 1
st and the due date)
newspaper/magazine that has something to do with an environmental issue in the Midwest
(MN, WI, ND, SD, IA, MI).
Write a paper summarizing the article & then write your opinion about it.
Be sure to answer the following questions in your “opinion” portion:
▪ Do you think it was an unbiased article? Why or why not?
▪ Do you agree with what the article states? Why or why not?
▪ If you were able to write an article for the local paper on the same
environmental topic, what would your main objective be?
▪ How would you improve this article?
The written portion of this paper has to be at least one and a half pages long, double
spaced and no font larger than 12. Standard margins.
Be sure to identify the title, source, date it was written, & author. If it is from an online
source- include the actual article’s web link.