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Apply Pressure

Apply Pressure

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

“My heart is beating, my blood circulating by an intrinsic drive, and my goals are all my own.”

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What Would Stan the Man Do? A St. Louisan reflects on Ferguson

What Would Stan the Man Do? A St. Louisan reflects on Ferguson

| October 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

“Quiet decency. That seems like the way to go. Too bad it’s part of the problem.”

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The Highs and Lows of Emotional Abuse

The Highs and Lows of Emotional Abuse

| October 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

“Even before I was old enough to legally gamble, I understood the draw of it, and how easy it would be to slip into an addiction.” (tw: abuse)

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Not All White People

Not All White People

| September 2, 2014 | 5 Comments

“White stereotypes are simply jokes made by the marginalized to cope with oppression. Stereotypes about people of color, however, result in violence, death, unemployment, and other serious consequences.”

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Napkins

Napkins

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jamie Lim writes on sharing genuine moments with strangers in this BU Culture Shock guest post.

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Kinky Hair

Kinky Hair

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jaimee McGruder writes on how hair is often so much more than hair – and her personal story that led her to realize it.

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The Insufficient Self-Sufficient

The Insufficient Self-Sufficient

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Is it possible to be self-sufficient?

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What Really Happened (and Other Musings on Studying Abroad)

What Really Happened (and Other Musings on Studying Abroad)

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Normally I would never wake up at 3:30 and hike two hours in the rain just to see some lousy birds, but I suppose there’s a first time for everything.

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Eyewitness to the Future

Eyewitness to the Future

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC – On January 21st the nation inaugurates Barack Obama, or “44”, for a second term presidency as we also commemorate the 84th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The juxtaposition of these events has generated much reflection in the media as well as other milestones later this year. In August, for example, […]

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