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janet-ruth-heller's picture
Apr.20.2013
Like most Americans, I have spent the last week scouring the media for news about the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers.  I’m very relieved that investigators and public informants have solved this terrible crime.  However, I hope that we will not conclude that all young immigrants...
dori-hartley's picture
Aug.30.2011
When I was 17, I was accepted to attend Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. It was a fantastic place to get a college education, especially if you wanted to be completely immersed in art and design. I signed up for the four-year bachelor's degree program, majoring in fine art...
heywood-gould's picture
Mar.24.2011
This is so typical of me. I make a sex- for term papers- deal  with a whacko chick in my American Lit. class. She sticks around just long enough to make me fall crazy in love then disappears. Six months later she’s back like nothing happened. But then the weirdness starts. My apartment is...
kyla-perry's picture
Nov.08.2010
It astonishes me that an August 1, 2010 NY Times article could state that "many students simply do not grasp that using words they did not write is a serious misdeed" - which is absolutely true - and that yet, the likely now-infamously-moronic editor Judith Griggs of Cook's Source...
lucinda-b-watson's picture
Sep.30.2010
Tyler Clementi: A Lovely Young ManWhy?Tyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers University, jumped off the George Washington Bridge on September 22nd, and was labeled a suicide by local authorities. The day before this event Tyler’s roommate, Dharun Ravi and his friend, Molly Wei, used a secret video...
zoe-fitzgerald-carter's picture
Sep.22.2010
It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. Last week, Nora Miller, a junior at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, committed suicide by dousing herself with a flammable liquid and lighting herself on fire at the edge of one of the University’s playing fields. She was discovered early Monday morning with...