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Abroad experiences motivate juniors to start AID chapter

by David M. Kaufmann The Collegian (University of Richmond) February 17, 2005 Three former study-abroad students are determined to bring the world home. They are in the process of founding a Richmond chapter of Americans for Informed Democracy (AID), a non-partisan organization focusing on America’s role internationally. The students, Alicia …

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Bringing the World Home: Life after Study Abroad

by Stacey Umans De Madrid al cielo… (Middlebury’s Magazine for Students abroad in Madrid) February 2005 On December 10-12, 2004, two hundred and ten American students spent the weekend in Berlin, Germany, to work together and share ideas in the common effort to bring home what they learn while studying …

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Political Apathy Overwhelms C.U.

by Julie Geng Cornell Daily Sun 2/9/05 Apathy is the most prevalent political problem on campus today, student leaders of major political organizations claimed. Liberal or conservative, Republican or Democrat, members of active political groups on campus agree that most students just don’t seem to care. “I think student apathy …

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Public forum at UPS will focus on Africa

by David Wickert The News Tribune 2/8/05 The University of Puget Sound will host a forum on “The Future of U.S. Relations with Africa” at 7 p.m. Thursday at Trimble Forum on campus. Speakers will include Lewis Macfarlane, a former foreign service officer with the State Department’s Bureau of African …

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Keeping track of the aid

by Rachel O’Bern Oxford Student 2/05/05 The Asian tsunami appeal raised one of the largest sums in charity history. Rachel O’Brien attended a videoconference in Oxford with Sri Lankan victims and government officials to see how effectively the money is being spent It wasn’t quite what we’d expected. Perhaps we …

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Hot Air

I got quite a shock today. First of all, the sun is shining in Berlin, a true rarity. As I sat by my window, enjoying the sunshine and reading the transcript of Bush’s State of the Union Address (the time difference prohibited me hearing it live), I wondered what I …

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