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Death of a School System

Two weeks from today, the Philadelphia School District will open the doors to buildings that are schools in name only. Traditional public schools increasingly are joyless places where children are warehoused and opportunities for learning are elusive. 633 more words

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Volunteer at Take Back the Night!

We’re looking ahead to September, as a noteworthy event approaches (and no, I’m not referring to the first day of school…please). Thursday September 18 isĀ  248 more words


The last weeks of summer...

You may have noticed that it is the middle of August- when did that happen?! As the last couple weeks of summer come to a close, I am figuring out ways to both brace myself for my last year of university, and find a way to make the most of this summer. 273 more words


Imagination Gone Wild

Jasmine and I returned to the Fringe Festival for a vividly engaging and thought-provoking experience. “The Yellow Wallpaper“, written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was cleverly adapted and directed by McMaster’s own Kristi Boulton, with assistance from Matthew Bandura and Emiliano Bravin. 225 more words


The most insane party ever

Yes, you read the title correctly. This post is about a party…but not just any party – it’s the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, which rejoices Mad Pride in Hamilton… 335 more words


Color Me Rad Hamilton!

Sustainability takes the lead at this fun-filled 5K Race!

Next Saturday, July 26th, Color Me Rad will be coming to Hamilton to support the EcoPark… 224 more words


Understanding the Context

Margaret Atwood once said that “context is all”. The Speaker’s Bureau, a project created by the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction (HRPR), is one initiative that truly captures an understanding of this statement. 242 more words