Daily Archives : December 2, 2014

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman in light of Mockingjay Part One

When an actor passes away, the world goes abuzz before falling into the silencing shock of memoriam. The temporary media phenomenon following a star’s death, especially if it is accidental, is often fueled with speculation, rumors, and outrageous tabloid headlines…

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A Change in Perspective on Volunteering

When I was sixteen, I travelled to Vietnam and Cambodia with a team of students from my high school on an expedition called World Challenge. Prior to embarking on this adventure, I was excited for many different reasons. Most of…

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