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  • R-E-C-Y-C-L-E

    The plastic against my hands began to mirror the way people appeared to me. Brown hat, black shoes said, "Why are you picking up bottles? Ain't no thing gonna change the next person from throwing their piece of plastic onto the ground." The blue shield of the sky dimmed to transparency as I held my head a little lower, gripped the bottle a little lighter, and walked with a little less purpose.... Read more
  • Knox Sports Teams Give Back

    Playing sports in college is a truly wonderful experience. From preseason to your last game, and even during to off-season, your team is your second family. When this "second family" is looked at, they are undoubtedly judged by their wins and losses; however, there is much more to any team than their record.

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  • 5 Ways to Remember 9/11

    The events that occurred on 9/11/01 greatly shook America and will never be forgotten. Here are some easy, but powerful, service projects you can do in your community to honor the spirit of September 11th.

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  • Writing Your Story

    “Find a cause you believe. That is going to be the most fulfilling," says Marie Hoffman Jones of Power Poetry.

    Power Poetry is working to give youth a voice. They offer a unique opportunity for people to write about what they care about in a poetic form. The organization lets teens express themselves in a form that most people unknowingly and

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  • Here's the Kicker

    While working on the Learning Network, an education blog by The New York Times, Holly Ojalvo began to realize mainstream news was missing a major demographic: teens and youth. After looking into the cause of teen apathy for current events she discovered “Teens are overwhelmed by the amount of information out there and discouraged by its complexity.”  Which is when the idea for Kicker was

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