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The phrase “Each one teach one” was first used to describe a method used to teach slaves how to read–a punishable act. When one slave learned how to read he or she was responsible for teaching another. Those words still resonate today because they are about ONE person sharing his or her experience and knowledge Read More

Remembering our loved ones on 9/11

by Nicolle Morales Kern We shall never forget We shall keep this day, We shall keep the events and the tears In our minds, our memory and our hearts and take them with us as we carry on. – A quote from the 9/11 Memorial Website.

Uruguay, the world’s best soccer team (well, kinda)

by Cristopher Rubio Question: What country has been crowned the South American soccer champion (Copa América winner) the most times? Well, it’s not Brazil or Argentina. Though since you read the title you probably already guessed it: Uruguay. But here’s something that you might have not thought about: The same country that has won the Read More

What if your pride was only skin deep?

by Michael Guillén When MTV first announced their new show ‘Jersey Shore’ I felt compelled to watch. I’ve lived in New Jersey for the past six years, I’ve visited Seaside Heights on numerous occasions and I was eager to watch a reality show train wreck. Fast forward four seasons later, and I’m still in it Read More

The long shadow of child abuse

by Maitri Pamo Many is the time I have considered the chancletazo approach to dealing with child discipline issues. Child rearing is demanding in every aspect. It is easy and tempting to resort to physical discipline, especially when as a child, one was taught that physical violence in the form of corporal punishment was not Read More

Bill Clinton: ambassador for veganism?

by Catarina Rivera Former President Bill Clinton recently made headlines when he announced that he is now a vegan. He has lost 20 pounds and has eliminated all meat, dairy, eggs and almost all oil from his diet. He appeared on CNN’s Sanjay Gupta MD to talk about his dietary journey and its relationship to Read More