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Stonehill to St. Petersburg: Surviving Your Second Month in Russia

If you dream of going to Russia like me, here’s a second installment of my survival guide to St. Petersburg living. For better and for worse, expectation ≠ reality. After my second month, I’ve discovered just how unpredictable Russia is! 1. There will be brides. Lots…

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Thinking Back, Looking Forward

Mary Lee Another week in Los Angeles has passed. The time here seems to move at warp speed and I am in denial that November is already approaching. Each day I realize how fortunate I am to work for NBC Universal and The Groundlings. Having…

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Watering Your Roots

Before going abroad, one of my main concerns was keeping in touch with my family. I’m very close to my family at home, and I didn’t want that relationship to suffer with me being away. Additionally, I didn’t want to fall behind or miss out…

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Semester Recap!

This past Sunday I officially became an alum of Stonehill College. I am amazed at how quickly the time has passed this semester and I apologize for not posting regularly. To say that it was a busy semester would be quite the understatement! Here are…

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Project Purple Visits Stonehill

One of the many things I love about Stonehill is the diversity of speakers they bring to campus to give presentations to both students and faculty. I have enjoyed lectures by everyone from zoologists to nutritionists. While most all of these presentations have been enlightening…

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One Person’s Trash is Another Person’s Treasure

Have you ever donated clothes to the Salvation Army or Goodwill? You know, the bell-bottom jeans from a few years ago or the sweater that you wouldn’t be caught dead wearing but you can’t throw it out or return it because your grandmother got it…

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L.A. Thanksgiving Part II

Thanksgiving. That time of year where millions of Americans join their families for feasting, fun, and tryptophan-induced fatigue (tryptophatigue?) But here on the west coast, my fellow interns and I learned that families are not always defined by blood. We had discussed on and off…

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New York Times Pulitzer Prize-Winner Lectures at Stonehill

On February 9, Nicholas Kristof, a columnist for the New York Times and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, presented a lecture on women empowerment.  He referenced themes from his best-selling book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide and he discussed the importance of…

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