Pick a newspaper article that discusses a current event in your community and briefly address the following questions:
a) How might the sociological imagination help you to understand this event in a more meaningful way? b) Select one major theorist (Marx, Durkheim, Weber) and suggest how they would explain this event. Completing this assignment will help you achieve the following learning outcomes:
1.define and describe perspectives, theories, methods and core concepts from a sociological perspective 2.apply key sociological theories to current new events and everyday life 3.analyze personal perspectives of the social world 4.describe how perspectives around sexuality, social and gender stratification, education, race and ethnicity, and religion are intertwined with current perspectives of everyday life




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