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“Education” & “Schooling” are not interchangeable - get over it!

Education and schooling appear to be the same thing even though they have different meanings and outcomes. The idiosyncrasy to use both terms interchangeably or subsume schooling under education has become a common social trend. 1,815 more words


Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Pope Francis' Laudato Si'

Pope Francis’ highly-anticipated environmental encyclical has arrived and Fr. James Martin, S.J., presents the ten things you need to know about it.

America Media June 18th 2015


The Chopras - Looking for Why Study Overseas in Italy?

Italy has a wide assortment of colleges, schools and institutes. Established in 1088, the University of Bologna is likely the most seasoned on the planet. In 2009, the University of Bologna is, as per The Times, the main Italian school in the main 200 World Universities. 195 more words


Call Your Senators Today: "No" on Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 (ECAA)

“No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.”
― Mark Twain

And neither are our children.

Following hard on the heels of Independence Day, Congress is once more intent on denying Americans their liberty.

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Tip your hat to the Brewery

The Powell River Open Air – Farmers Market is the recipient of Townsite Brewing’s Growler Program for the month of July. “One of Townsite’s core values is to kindle social, environmental and cultural change and one of the ways we are doing this is by supporting non-profit organizations within our community through our Growler Program,” a spokesperson for Townsite Brewing said. 85 more words

Arts & Culture

Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR DX Announcement

In addition to the high-end 500mm and 600mm super telephoto lenses, Nikon also announced the AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR, a high-quality lens designed specifically for smaller APS-C / DX cameras. 1,697 more words


7th July - On This Day In History


1922 Pierre Cardin (fashion designer)


1973 Veronica Lake (actress)

On This Day:

2005 52 murdered, 700 injured in terrorist attacks in London

Have a good Tuesday, 7th July – but please remember the victims of the terror attacks in London 10 years ago.