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Advice from a Senior

Advice from a Senior

I remember walking into the Bronfman building for the first time in 2009. It was, to say…

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Transforming* Guiding* Leading* Teaching Youth in the Far East

“Many things can wait. Children cannot. Today, their bones are being formed, their blood is being made, their senses are being developed. To them, we cannot say ‘tomorrow’. Their name is today.”

—Gabriela Mistral, Chilean teacher 1899 — 1957

Having spent every summer either working or studying, I was…

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Who's Too Old for Halloween?

Ah Halloween — the celebration of witches and goblins, ghosts and zombies, werewolves and superheroes. The holiday when young children in Canada, the US and the British Isles gorge themselves with amassed candy and older kids (i.e, us) loathe them for it.

Halloween has a simple past; it descends…

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2000 Die in Haiti

Following the onslaught of three of history’s largest hurricanes, the small island of Haiti was devastated by fatal flooding. Roughly 2000 Haitians were killed in the capital of Gonaives during the month of September.

Many students from the Caribbean were shocked about the extent of the catastrophe.

During this…

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He Took Our Time Away

“I don’t believe in contingencies,” Ryan Luchuck proclaims. “Smart as they may be, the people who make it are the ones that don’t have them. They are so desperate to succeed that they have to.”

With no back- up plan, Luchuck hurled himself full force into making it…

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Oil Prices at Record Highs

“I call petroleum the devil’s excrement. It brings trouble…look at this locurawaste, corruption, consumption, our public services are falling apart. And debt, debt we shall have for years.”

—Juan Pablo Perez Alfonso, a Venezuelan founder of OPEC

These words adequately portrayed what befell the members of…

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