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“When times change, so must we,” said President Barack Obama. Times HAVE changed. Today, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the country’s first African-American president, was inaugurated for a second … Continue reading
I have officially been accepted to the Discover the World: Europe program at St. John’s for next fall! I am very excited for this study abroad opportunity, considering it would … Continue reading
I watched Les Miserables on Christmas and I was convinced there were no words to describe its grandiosity—its lasting impression was too overwhelming to put into words. But the flashbacks … Continue reading
I would first like to apologize for my absence from blogging. My excuses are that my semester ended a couple weeks ago, I got a C in one of my … Continue reading
This is Emily. She is my 6-year-old sister. Isn’t she beautiful? She has been such an important part of my life for six long years. I can’t imagine getting a … Continue reading
Three years ago I had been working at a kid’s summer camp as a camp counselor in Parsippany, New Jersey. I was having a bad day. My boss called me … Continue reading
Is “making it to the top” all that great? I believe a good chunk of us want to “make it” in life. A lot of us are bound by that … Continue reading
In an effort to raise awareness on the variety and multicultural celebrations in this holiday season, the Multicultural Affairs Organization at St. John’s University hosted the fifth annual Festival of … Continue reading
Here’s a tweet I came across a little while ago. “Hate hearing people not speak English in America #sorrynotsorry” Ignorance and discrimination at its finest, people. Well, let’s be clear. … Continue reading
Students all over the country are not benefitting from a universal/single education. There are educational injustices at play in the United States that suggest unequal opportunities for students. To begin … Continue reading
There exist aspects of our identity that are made obvious to us throughout our lifetime, and it is almost always the very aspects that do not fall into the norm … Continue reading
In the June 2012 issue of Elle Magazine, Kristen Stewart participated in an interview that revealed her mature and surprisingly insightful mentality. Yet some argue otherwise. One of her most … Continue reading
The Chicago teachers’ strike has caught the nation’s attention on the fundamental conflicts of teachers in general. However, their new tentative deal at the end of their strike has caught … Continue reading
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