Monthly Archives: June 2014

Extraordinarily Ordinary: BlueSEAL 2014

Extraordinarily Ordinary: BlueSEAL 2014

It’s not everyday that we encounter extraordinary people. Out of the approximately seven billion people who currently exist in this world, how many of them do we know? How many of ...

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What Teachers Make

What Teachers Make

Back in eighth grade, when I had just started learning that not all poems came in rhyming four-line stanzas, I came across a slam poem by Taylor Mali entitled “What Teachers Make” ...

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Being afraid….”How much of a difference can we really make?”

Being afraid….”How much of a difference can we really make?”

In an attempt to stay somewhat up-to-date with what’s happening in my country, I follow a handful of news accounts on Twitter. I find this to be a fast, simple, and efficient way ...

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The Anatomy of Perfect

The Anatomy of Perfect

A year ago, I believed in the need to find that “perfect” girl who would fit my every standard of “perfect” to the dot. She would be tall with brunette hair and a slim built simil ...

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The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

  Everyone is born for a purpose, while there are spiritual reasons there are also ‘human’ or worldly reasons. A simple worldly reason is to fulfill your life aspiration, or ...

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Searching for an Internship

Searching for an Internship

Dear (Company’s name) Please accept me as your intern. Pretty, preeetttttttty please? I am not in college, nor do I have any relevant experience….in fact, I am not qualified in an ...

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Confessions of an incoming High School Senior

Confessions of an incoming High School Senior

“Don’t smoke.” “Don’t do drugs.” “No gambling.” “Stay in school.” These are just some of the things that people who are fortunate enough to have caring families have heard time an ...

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4 Truths Candy Crush Reflects About Life

4 Truths Candy Crush Reflects About Life

[DISCLAIMER: This article is composed of opinions coming from a person who was once addicted to the game.] Admit it. We’ve all been through that stage. Let me ask you, how many ti ...

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My Freshman Bucket List

My Freshman Bucket List

As a future international student (from Greece), the prospect of going to college in the US (University of Pennsylvania to be exact) is both exhilarating and frightening. I’m not ...

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5 Life Skills You (Probably) Learned as a Gamer

5 Life Skills You (Probably) Learned as a Gamer

If you grew up in my generation, then chances are you grew up in the prime era of video games (you know, before they became Candy Crush et al.). We were there when there were only ...

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