Daily Archives : August 11, 2014

Why It’s Time To Start Talking About Student Debt

It is impossible to have a conversation with a student about college without, at some point, discussing cost. It is a peculiarly ubiquitous phenomenon considering that, generally speaking, in this country, issues of money, along with politics and religion, are…

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UGC and Undergraduate Science Education in India

It was December 13th, 2008 during the inauguration of the Centenary Conference of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore when Former Indian President gave a talk “Small aim is a crime.” While addressing the Challenges of 21st Century, Kalam stated: “I…

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GG9: These Aren’t Your Gay’s Gay Games

Earlier last week, the 9th Gay Games began in Cleveland, Ohio with the Opening Ceremony and much fanfare. The Gay Games, a week-long event that I like to think of as a ‘small-scale, LGBTQ oriented Olympics’ began in 1982 in…

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This Is Not Just Another Dead Black Kid

I heard the news of the shooting on the morning of my eighteenth birthday. This was the last day of a ten day house-sitting gig where I was tasked with caring for a family’s dogs, their plants, and their house…

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