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We are Merely Freshmen

On a hot sand dune overlooking Lake Michigan, an older woman, newly transplanted from Philadelphia greeted us on our hike with a friendly hello when she noticed my husband was wearing a baseball cap from the University of Pennsylvania. 1,281 more words

Parenting

Mets vs. Braves - Join us Monday Sept. 21, 2015 for the 4th Annual SUNY ALUMNI DAY at Citi Field

4th Annual SUNY Alumni Mets event New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Baseball

• SUNY Alumni Private pre-game reception at McFadden’s from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

• New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves 7:10 p.m. 77 more words

City struggles to slam door on student-housing conversions

Post-secondary students will soon be flowing into Ottawa, some for their first time away from home, others after a summer break from their studies.

But the debate over where to put them?  855 more words

Local News

Opinion: Today's students can learn something from the ancient Greeks

Brace yourselves, a new school year is upon us, and with it, a strenuous climb up the steep slope of academic achievement. Soon enough, many of us students will find ourselves embattled in a swirling blizzard of lectures and assignments, with fatigue headaches and procrastination-induced panic attacks as our teacher-sherpas throw more intellectual baggage at us than we can handle. 565 more words

Local News

What if you lost 25% of your organization on one day?

When we talk about corporate culture today we talk about change. What would you do if you lost 25% of your population in one day? In three months you can expect replacements for the 25% to arrive at your doorstep. 408 more words

Leadership

"The Neoliberal Arts," by William Deresiewicz | Harper's Magazine

What is the purpose of higher education?  To create informed, critical thinkers who are engaged, thoughtful citizens? To create workers based on the needs of the market? 252 more words

History