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Off-Campus Composition Contest – Winner

CDGE in collaboration with the Writing center, Lilly program and the Off-Campus Studies office held an off-campus composition contest. One prize was reserved for an entry that best illustrated our theme, “Activism for Inclusion.” Below is the winning entry. Young … Continue reading

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Trafficking Humans

According to the Polaris Project, “there are more people in slavery than at the height of the north-american slave trade”. This is a controversial statistic. Regardless of its accuracy, one thing is for sure, many of us benefit from trafficked … Continue reading

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Legislative Letter Writing Workshop – Trip to New York

One of the simplest ways of helping your government make better and wiser decisions is to let your state leaders know how you feel about an issue that is important to you or about proposed legislation. Legislative letters do have … Continue reading

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Civility catches on in the US congress. What’s happening at Woo?

As we get ready to celebrate Martin Luther King Day, the New York Times reports “the shooting in Arizona that killed six in a failed assassination attempt on Representative Gabrielle Giffords has shifted the political dynamic in Washington and across … Continue reading

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National Parks and Diversity

Recent surveys show that national park visitors are overwhelmingly non-Hispanic whites.  Stan Austin, the new superintendent of Cuyahoga Valley National Park, in a NPR Radio interview said that he would like to address this issue as priority given the ethnic … Continue reading

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