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The Whole World is Watching: Finding a Political Voice through the Interconnectedness of Social Movements

Youth should care about global issues because we are members of an interconnected generation. We share ideas and utilize new platforms of dialogue through social media. Our interconnectedness affects us more than we might realize. Our power is greater than we might realize and youth inspire each other more than …

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A Healthy Relationship with Food

Our health and the well-being of planet Earth are closely connected. Every individual, without exception, regardless of personal circumstance, depends on the land’s resources for food. Since I can remember, my family has experimented with food to create a healthier diet. I have memories of trying new recipes to somehow …

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What I Learned While Teaching Abroad

Teaching abroad is a great way to experience another culture, learn a new language, and widen your worldview. Of course, living in another country comes with natural ups and downs and sometimes it’s hard to keep things in perspective. Here are a few tips based on what I learned while …

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Make the Summer Count: Ways to get involved

Summer is here! This can be a great time to spread your wings and try something new! Here are some ideas from Sohil, Alyssa, Angie, Lydia, Quinn, Julie and Karen! Volunteer with a local organization. Lots of groups need your help, whether it’s a few hours a week or full …

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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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Stressed Out? Tips for recharging after a long semester…

It’s May, and whether you’re in high school or college you’re likely a little burned out. Us too. Here are some handy tips for recharging this spring, so you can enter your summer with gusto! Carly: Clean out your backpack or work space. Throwing things out, cleaning, destroying, etc. can …

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