Andrew Lacqua

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One of four, Andrew likes to think that he's the coolest. After all, he's an avid long boarder and ukelele player, an ardent animal lover, and proud owner of a fish tank (he used to have five but then he had to go to college). When Andrew isn't busy watching Discovery Channel, flaunting his brightly colored beanies around campus, or pondering the mysteries of life, he's busy studying biology (his one true love). If this were a perfect world, Andrew would probably live in a hut in the rainforest with monkeys somewhere in Central America.

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Paying for Success: The Reality of America Today (Part 2)

Paying for Success: The Reality of America Today (Part 2)

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A post in two parts, “Paying for Success: The Reality in America Today” takes a look at the current condition of American society and how everything done within it is completely dependent upon wealth and income. Part 1 sets the scene, addresses the evident problem of financial inequality, and explains why it has occurred. Part 2 digs deeper and provides the perspectives and thoughts of prominent sociologists on this societal issue, while explaining, in a simple way, why this all makes sense.

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Paying for Success: The Reality of America Today (Part 1)

Paying for Success: The Reality of America Today (Part 1)

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

A post in two parts, “Paying for Success: The Reality in America Today” takes a look at the current condition of American society and how everything done within it is completely dependent upon wealth and income. Part 1 sets the scene, addresses the evident problem of financial inequality, and explains why it has occurred. Part 2 digs deeper and provides the perspectives and thoughts of prominent sociologists on this societal issue, while explaining, in a simple way, why this all makes sense.

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On the Incomprehensibility of Research

On the Incomprehensibility of Research

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

If research was presented in a more simplistic and less academically reserved way, more of society would be able to read, understand, and benefit from the scientific knowledge and discovery.

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Ode to Grandpa

Ode to Grandpa

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

“He recognized with authentic realism that anyone who permits another to determine the quality of his inner life gives into the hands of the other the keys to his destiny.” – Howard Thurman

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What We Have To Do

What We Have To Do

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some things aren’t always talked about it, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t present in all our lives.

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A Tale of Two Elephants

A Tale of Two Elephants

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Who’d have thought that two elephants could be so happy together!

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The Core of San Rock Art

The Core of San Rock Art

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

What were the San people illustrating through their art?

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From the Mind of a Stargazer

From the Mind of a Stargazer

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking up at the night sky really makes you think.

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The World in Which We Live

The World in Which We Live

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Modern man talks of a battle with nature, forgetting that, if he won the battle, he would find himself on the loosing side.” – E.F. Schumacher

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