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What It Means to Be a Global Citizen

Our world seem simultaneously big and small.  As global citizens we give both perspectives equal significance. Think about your room.  Then your house, or apartment, or building complex.  Then your street.  Then your neighborhood.  Then your city.  Your county.  Your state.  Your country.  Your continent.  Our planet.  Being a global …

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Importance of Learning a Foreign Language

“Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery.” –Amy Chua, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother Learning another language not only opens your eyes to an entire new world, but it also reveals new insights about yourself and your own culture. Learning a foreign language …

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How to Afford Travel this Summer

Traveling is a great way to gain new experiences, meet new people, and learn more about the world and yourself.  However, making a trip happen can seem impossible when you start to research the costs of airfare, lodgings, food, museums, excursions, etc.  So how can you make your dream trip …

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Navigating Headlines: The Murky Waters of the Media

We all know that we should be keeping up with the news, but it can seem daunting.  Use these questions to help you get the most out of your media diet! #news #currentevents #mymediadiet With so many options for news sources, it can be daunting figuring out how to develop …

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What Does Your Favorite Film Say About Our Society? A Look Into the Hunger Games

What’s the message here?  Thinking about how popular culture reflects current social and political environments. One of my favorite movie series is The Hunger Games.  It’s exciting, gripping, and- at its heart, a political thriller.  What starts as Katniss’s fight for survival becomes a call for a revolution and the …

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How to Create and Sustain a Travel Blog

Creating a travel blog is a wonderful way to both record your experiences and to keep your friends and family back home up to date about your latest and greatest adventures.  But with all the excitement of travel, it can be difficult to keep up with regular entries. First of …

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