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John S. Blake examines his path through America’s educational system, and why compassion, not prejudice, could have changed his direction sooner.
Jason Arment writes about an old friend he published at the Iowa State Daily who struggled with addiction and ended up overdosing on heroin.
Travis Laurence Naught discusses deferred speeding tickets and how the system is manipulated to contribute to the bottom line.
In this column of “Confessions of an Educator,” Chris Margolin shares how to weather the weather, whether you feel like it or not.
Jeff Reese shares the story of how his friend Brandon Carlisle and fly-fishing changed his life, and also sheds light on a special program called Project Healing Waters.
Christy Powers describes what it feels like to be told she has breast cancer, and she shares her thoughts since being diagnosed.
Mom (and realist) Chetna Prakash has a tried and tested solution to democratically solve the whaling issue with Japan.
Just like Schrödinger’s cat, Jason Arment explains that it’s time to open up the box and face the reality of suicide deaths involving firearms, especially among veterans.