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Finding small joys in the monotony of exam season

Lately I’ve been spending most of my time studying for finals. All my exams are at the very end of the month back to back which is a pretty brutal schedule, I’d say. 517 more words

Survivors of Human Trafficking

Survivors discuss their experiences with human trafficking and their rights.


I’m starting to set some long term, tentative goals for the next couple of years. They are particularly goals about community involvement on campus, and patient advocacy in the chronic illness arena. 426 more words

College After Craniotomy


Image credit: “safe” – © 2007 Paul Keller – made available under Attribution 2.0 Generic

Karen’s once prison stands atop a grandiose hotel in the downtown district of Chicago. 845 more words


CAPTAIN ARRESTED: Ferry Evacuation Delay Defended

JINDO, South Korea (CNN) — A South Korean captain, standing in handcuffs before reporters, defended his order to delay the evacuation of his sinking ferry, CNN affiliate YTN reported early Saturday. 1,087 more words


Believe It

In the work I do as a student volunteer in the field in which I will someday serve, I frequently feel that I would need several doctoral degrees to deal with this one question of how to get survivors of violence to believe that they are not to blame. 177 more words

An Open Letter to the Owner of This Secret

(Source: www.postsecret.com)

Dear Secret-Keeper,

As I scrolled through PostSecret’s “Sunday Secrets” on March 3rd, I saw your postcard and it made me stop. I have followed the secrets posted every week for nearly four years, watching the growth, overlap, and development of the art feature on the blog. 717 more words