In my Spanish class, we’re learning how to say how much time has passed, or for how long something has been happening. To do so, we use the word “hacer,” followed by the amount of time and then the rest of the sentence. The interesting part is this – “hacer” means “to make.” A […]
This week, we have witnessed incredible destruction and loss, but a glimmer of hope has emerged. A pregnant woman was swept away by Typhoon Haiyan. She had to hold onto a post in rushing waters up to 13 feet deep to save her own life and the life of her child. Eventually she was […]
Recently, two scientists from Belgium have discovered a new ligament in the knee which had previously been unknown. It’s the anterolateral ligament (ALL), and it’s connected to the ACL, which is a part of the knee that many athletes injure. The ACL is likely to be re-injured after the first time it is torn, but this […]
This is an incredibly thought provoking spoken word performance, because it really makes you think about what the learning environment of current public schools is. How can we encourage creativity, vision, and individuality in a world of standardized tests and curriculums? This video inspires change in a broken system.
….even when it might get you in trouble. Erin Cox was captain of her volleyball team until she answered a friend’s plea for help. On her way home from work, Erin was about to give an intoxicated friend a ride home from a party when the party was broken up by law enforcement. They […]
would be Malala Yousafzai. In a generation of female teenagers more concerned with being edgy and “cool” (i.e. Miley Cyrus), it’s rar e that a young girl come around with a good head on her shoulders. Malala is one in a billion, a unique and powerful role model, whom I believe to be worthy of […]
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