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Deaf President Now in a Larger Context

The activist movement that I chose to explore was the Deaf President Now movement. Growing up as a deaf person in close proximity to Gallaudet, I heard (or rather, saw) this story told over and over. 787 more words

Gallaudet University Holds March Against Sexual Assault

After a long and uncommonly cold winter, Americans have welcomed April and the official beginning of spring with open arms. However, underneath the return of warm weather are the cold, unavoidable truths that come with  449 more words

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The Trinidad Conundrum

Trinidad is troubled, to say the least. But its location is prime for tons of reasons. It’s going to be gentrified, but why not already? And would it be any different that the rest of the city? 1,167 more words

The best news ever!

Last night while I was doing some studying, my roommate came to tell me to check my e-mail. Her face was lit with excitement. She said that all classes were cancelled the next day due to the inclement weather. 288 more words

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Don't worry. I don't have ebola.

I am feeling much better after a few days of rest. I think it was just some kind of stomach flu or something. Valentine’s Day was great. 361 more words

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A very brief history of Gallaudet University

Gallaudet University is located in Washington D.C. Established in 1864, the school was the brainchild of Postmaster General Amos Kendall, a wealthy philanthropist. Edward Miner Gallaudet was hired as the first principle of what was then known as the Columbia Institute for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind. 461 more words

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