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L.A. Life Lessons Part II

At MGM I’m really learning to express myself as an individual, and maximize the potential of my creativity. My experience as a television marketing intern for one of the longest standing film production companies is the world has been nothing short of phenomenal. I’ve worked…

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“I am the vine; you are the branches.”

I firmly believe that one of the greatest things an institution of higher education can provide its students is an appreciation for a diversity of perspectives. Stonehill College provided a unique experience in which a new perspective was given the spotlight on Tuesday February 12th…

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Abroad in East Africa

Greetings from Kigali! It is a beautiful Saturday morning here in Rwanda – quite different from New England’s current weather I believe! As promised, here are a few pictures to give you a visual sense of my experience so far. This first picture is a…

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On Feeling Free and Being Intentional About Time

We are about four weeks into the spring semester and I’m surprised at how long it is taking me to adjust back to campus life after returning from abroad. I have enjoyed catching up with friends and I love all of my classes this semester,…

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A Dissection of Diversity

“Diversity is who we are; social justice is what we do.” These were a few of the most powerful words shared at Stonehill’s 4th annual Conference on Diversity and Inclusion uttered by the Office of Intercultural Affairs’ director, Liza Talusan. A total of 134 participants…

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The Power of Pictures: Food Politics from the TA’s Perspective

Let’s begin with a challenge: Think about what you had for dinner last night. Now, if someone were to ask you to describe this experience from start to finish, what would you say? It would likely go something like this. I compiled a salad at…

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Study Abroad in Scotland: My Journey Thus Far (Through Photographs)

Please allow me to introduce myself, I am Nick Howard. I am a proud skyhawk who is currently away from the nest for the semester. I am studying abroad at The University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Prior to arriving here in town, I journeyed…

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Hakuna Matata! Semester Abroad in Kenya

Hi everyone! This semester I am studying abroad in Nairobi, Kenya through the School for International Training (SIT). I am just about half way through the program and I can’t believe how quickly time is flying by! While I’m here, I am studying health and…

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LA Internship Fall 2011: How Comedians Earn Their Laughs

This week, Mike writes about one of the requirements of the L.A. internship program, writing a research paper. He discusses some of his thoughts about the relationship between a stand-up comic and his audience, based on his research and internship experiences. Mike I’m going to…

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