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Summer Intern Spotlight: Meet Nancy!

We celebrated our summer interns this week with a minute-to-win-it style game night and an intern bash complete with canoe games and a cookout – a great time to come together as a YV family! 540 more words


Inspirational Woman of the Week: Yvonne Akakandelwa

In a world where social media dictates beauty standards and women are often forced to fit in rather than stand out, having body positive role models is key. 1,462 more words


John Paul Lavand

John Paul Lavand’s heritage is Ojibway. Born in 1962, he was raised on Rat Portage Reserve near Kenora, in Northwestern Ontario. He was inspired to begin drawing at the age of six years by the death of his brother. 126 more words


Erin Gregory @ The YMCA

By the Wabash River in Fairbanks Park sits an old YWCA building. For the past 6 years a resurrected YMCA has given this building life. This life arrived through the hard efforts of leaders such as Deb Ringo and Eleanor Ramseier and others. 737 more words

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Profile: Bartosz Janik of Psychedelic Doomsters Spaceslug

Due in no small part to Behemoth, Poland might not be the first place that crosses the mind when it comes to psychedelic doom and stoner metal. 1,041 more words



Here are a couple of short videos about the 11-year-old artist from Lagos, Nigeria who’s gone viral this month. He’d be a good person to do your profile/biography task about.

And here’s his Instagram.