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Deserts and Dolphin Trainers

Every billboard, and most shop windows, contained the line “Ramadan Kareem” in some form or another since it was Ramadan when I visited the UAE. My favorite (I wish I had a picture) said “Muscle up this Ramadan” over top a bright yellow Camaro. 557 more words

Pauline Hanson Under Fire For Comments About Autistic Children

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Education experts have condemned Pauline Hanson’s "hurtful" remarks about students with disabilities. 3,841 more words

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If there’s a constant to Hong Kong, it’s that you will get dripped on. As a hot place in love with air conditioning, the units hang on the front of buildings, haphazardly at times, and sprinkle all over inattentive pedestrians (or those avoiding the ubiquitous copy watches or tailor touts). 406 more words

Mister Patrick

Arriving in Jakarta, I knew that the normal fare for a taxi to my hostel would be about 100,000 rupiah. However, since it was late and I was at the desk of a reputable cab company, I just accepted it when the guy charged me 300,000 rupiah for the hour-long trek since he insisted he was giving me a “huge” discount. 567 more words

Day One

Today, I started my fellowship at Historic Deerfield in Massachusetts at full speed with a series of tours and talks orientating myself and the five other undergraduate fellows to the museum. 521 more words

Some 'Eat, Pray, Love' Schmuck

Only 14 km to go!

Pink yelled this out as encouragement from the back of Khan’s scooter as we made our way back to Kuta. However, at that moment, my stomach decided to tighten and what had started as infrequent sobbing soon progressed into full-fledged crying.

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NCAA Tournament Preview: WVU set to play in Winston-Salem Regional

By Ryan Decker

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – For the first time since 1996, the West Virginia baseball team (34-24) is playing in the NCAA Tournament.

The Mountaineers first appearance in the postseason in over two decades places them in the region hosted by the team (Wake Forrest) that WVU matched up with the first time it made the tournament back in 1955. 1,142 more words

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