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Accepting the Role of Citizenship

Accepting the Role of Citizenship by Brandy Luce In Obama’s farewell speech he challenged us to “accept the role of citizenship”. This made me examine myself and ask, what is my role as a citizen? At the most basic level, I think it is to pay my...

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Neighbors

Neighbors by Elise Sharpe Last week as we all said hello to 2017, I also had to say goodbye to my grandmother.  Since she passed, my family has gathered to tell stories and share memories, continuing to learn about her life.  And as I watch my nieces...

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Esperanza – Hope

Esperanza - Hope by Daysi Hurtado Happy New Year! Feliz año nuevo! The new year is finally upon us and the dreaded 2016 year is over! Like many of us, I have participated in the tradition in creating new resolutions for the year. As I grow the...

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Not a Writer

Not a Writer by Amy Salo I'm not much of a writer. But I like writers and I enjoy their writing, and that makes me a reader. My fierce love affair with books began early. Growing up without siblings, I had to spend many hours entertaining myself. For some...

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Enjoying the Small Victories

Enjoying the Small Victories by Malaika Hankins On Sunday, we had a victory. On Sunday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would be conducting additional environmental studies of alternative routes that would not bring the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. This is a...

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Write A Story

Write the Story by Dan Kimberg After graduating from college with a journalism degree, Jamal moves to a small town in Pennsylvania to begin an entry level writer’s position at the local newspaper. His first day on the job, Jamal is told by his boss to cover...

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Moments – We Are College-Bound

Moments by Holly Guss, Student U College Advisor We are 10 days away from College Signing Day.  10 days.  So close.  This day is perhaps the biggest celebration of the year for the Student U community.  On this day, we will witness the Class of 2015 declare...

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Duke University

Duke University By Ms. Tara-Marie: Middle School Year Round Program Family Head Standing in Cameron Indoor Stadium with my friends while the Duke’s Men’s Basketball team came from behind to claim the NCAA Championship was exhilarating. It was the first time that I put on a Duke...

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