Mortar Board: A Lesson of Balancing Work and Play

Credit: “Mortar Board Induction Ceremony” by Destinee Groover is licensed under CC BY NC-ND 4.0 Among the many wonderful events that transpired last year, the highlight of my junior year was my acceptance into Mortar Board. Although I received acceptance into several other honor societies, including Philosophy Honor Society and Economics Honor Society, the invitation to join …

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“Fight the Power”: My Meeting with Kathleen Cleaver

Credit: “Photo with Kathleen Cleaver” by Destinee Groover is licensed under CC BY NC-ND 4.0   “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” -Marcus Garvey             During the latter portion of my junior year, I had the opportunity to meet a Civil Rights legend: the illustrious …

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Week 1 Personal Identity Mapping

Week 1 (1/21/16): This week my GBL NYC Art class went over small details for our trip, got to know one another in groups, made personal identity maps, and discussed “The Mindful Traveler”. One interesting thing that I confirmed about myself through identity mapping is that I am very passionate about the people around me. … Continue reading "Week 1 Personal Identity Mapping"