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Comp I (10-115): Choose a topic

Find a topic

If your professor hasn’t assigned a topic, choose a topic that will hold your interest and that you would already like to know more about. Your textbook, course materials, notes, and class discussions might also provide topic ideas.

Library databases:

Websites:

YouTube video

Topics in magazines/newspapers

Magazines are a great place to locate current and controversial issues in the news. Sample magazines include:

Newspapers can provide ideas for local or regional topics. Editorials within the newspaper can also provide ideas for point-of-view research. Sample newspapers and newspaper-link sites to browse online include:

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