What Can We Do? Talking About the Hard Stuff

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In a class this week while discussing the recent events in Paris and around the world, my professor posed a difficult question: what can we do? This sparked some heated debate and left me feeling deflated. For a moment I had this cynical mindset that there’s not much we can do, certainly not much I can do. Our world has some complex issues on its hands. Problems as far reaching as terrorism and human rights…

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Christmas in November?

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Everybody loves Thanksgiving, right? Getting to see family, eating lots of food, and, my personal favorite, watching football! For me Thanksgiving is a time to be with your family and to reflect on what you are thankful for. However, in the last few weeks on Facebook I’ve been seeing people talking about “saving Thanksgiving”. Not quite understanding what people meant by this, I decided to look into it. After Halloween is over many stores decide…

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The Importance of a Good Front Porch

As a resident of the Humanities House, I am fortunate enough to have a lovely, semi-private front porch on which to spend the majority of my downtime. Many residents of Drury’s campus have nothing but public spaces or patches of pavement from which they can enjoy the outdoors. The front porch of this house has been my constant companion through many afternoons of doing homework and snacking. The front porch offers an interesting perspective on…

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