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One World, Many Stories

A love for books at an early age can do wonders.  It can unlock one’s imagination, give a deep understanding of the world and develop language skills.  84 more words


My Advice Is...

During the last regular school day (before exams) this year, my students and I did a little project. I recorded each student giving a piece of advice for future students. 108 more words

How safe is Rhodes University?

By Nthateng Chuene

Imagine you are at your lecture when suddenly a man sitting at the back of the lecture theatre pulls out a gun and begins to shoot. 812 more words

What's Up

Summer 1957 & Hedwig Cmielewski

The summer of ’57 found me back at Saranac Inn.  This place appeared in the last post so no sense in repeating that.  I was back in my old department at Saranac Inn and this year there was a girl who was not employed at the Inn the last year.   1,336 more words


Viewpoint: It’s Easier to Remove a Confederate Flag Than a Racist Teacher | emPower magazine

After the massacre of 9 people in a South Carolina Black church, media outlets, politicians, and various leaders grasped at available narratives to regain control of a national devastated community. 256 more words

African American

Bernie Sanders, Forever Young

As America approaches the 4th of July with new warnings of terror attacks and news of another round of church bombings from those who still hold dear the flag of the confederacy, let’s consider instead the story of a college student who stood in Washington in August 1963 and cheered when Dr. 1,379 more words

Disability Scoop: Feds Aim To Help College Students With Disabilities

From Disability Scoop: “Federal officials are looking to add new resources to support students with disabilities pursuing higher education.
The U.S. Department of Education said it plans to fund a new National Center for Information and Technical Support for Postsecondary Students With Disabilities. 44 more words