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Remember the Barbara Bush Foundation

At a time when most Republicans want to make it harder to achieve higher education, it if refreshing to remember the Barbara Bush Foundation. “The American Dream is about equal opportunity for everyone who works hard. If we don’t give everyone the ability to simply read and write, then we aren’t giving everyone an equal […]

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Why do white women support and vote for morally bankrupt men

When I was young, I was warned to be particular about what I wore, because how I looked might trigger bad behavior from men. When I was young, I was warned about whom I should trust, because boys and men were never to be trusted alone with members of the opposite sex. When rape, sexual […]

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Beware of any political party who seeks to limit access to higher education

Beware of any political party who seeks to limit access to higher education… Here’s the headline and story, and actions that I am referring to: “The GOP bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) on Friday, would eliminate the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, which erases student debt for […]

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Scapegoating

When I was a freshman in high school, I had the opportunity to take Psychology 101, which rocked my world. Finally, I was able to make sense out of the behavior of more than a few people that simply boggled my mind. The lack of accountability, morals, truth, and simple kindness, was a lack that […]

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Why Women March

Today has been an active day on social media, with many people asking why the women were marching. I guess they have forgotten all the things that our new President said and did during his campaign, not to mention his behavior before that. Apparently they haven’t paid attention to a couple of people he has […]

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The Trump Cabinet – least educated cabinet

The Trump cabinet is going to be the least educated cabinet in recent history. Shaun King wrote an excellent article regarding the lack of education and the stark difference between what black people expect and what rich white people expect to achieve, especially in regards to White House appointments. The article was written last month. […]

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How Many Words Per Minute

Have you ever wondered how many words per minute you can read? Well, I have, and now there’s a test over at Staples that will tell you how many words per minute you can read and still comprehend the text. I did pretty well, but actually thought I would do better. I read 426 words […]

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mondegreen

Mondegreen is the word to know… Merriam Webster has added 100 new words to the most recent update of their collegiate dictionary. The new words are associated with technology, food and science, among other things. Here are some of the new words: Webinar (1998): live, online educational presentation during which participating viewers can submit questions […]

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Girls need love

Teen girls today seem to be dangerously lacking in self-esteem and love. Here’s proof.. Gloucester, Massachusetts reports that several girls aged 16 and under have made a pact to get pregnant and raise their babies together. Normally, the high school has about 4 pregnancies a year. Now they have 17 according to Principal Sullivan. Some […]