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  • A Teaching Summer

    This summer, I had the privilege of traveling with Rustic Pathways to be a counselor at a day camp for Costa Rican children living in the city of La Fortuna. With a group of 14 

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  • I Made Her Proud

    When I was 9 years old, my mother died after a long battle with alcoholism and anorexia. She was an amazing person, who taught me to do so many things and whose influence on me will never be lost. After her death, I thought about what she would want for me and how I could keep her memory alive. I realized that giving

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  • People Asking, "Why Not?"

    Late nights are for Jimmy Fallon, the X Factor is for the aspiring artists, and your current events are brought to you with a comedic spin by Jon Stewart. And now, millennials' have their show, GenYNot. For any millenial wanting to see a show with hosts as fresh as they are young, and with topics

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  • Notes From an Author

    I recently had the pleasure of interviewing teen mystery author Lisa Orchard. Mrs. Orchard grew up loving books. She was hooked on mysteries by the fifth grade and even wrote a few of her own. She knew she wanted to be a writer even then. “The Super Spies and the High School Bomber” is the second book in the “Super

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  • Get Involved On Your College Campus

    So you’ve taken your first steps out on your college campus: attending classes, adjusting to dorm life and new friends, and trying to find some balance in it all. Are you still feeling like there is something else you need to, or want to be doing? By now you’ve figured out where the holes are in your schedule, and you know the time that you have to volunteer. And there are plenty of

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