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02/23/2016
This week at the Department of Education there are four hearing regarding the recently released 2017 budget, as well as acting Secretary John King’s confirmation hearing. Working in the legislative affairs department, this essentially means an incredible amount of preparation and a lot of meetings...
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02/16/2016
When I was a child, I would go to peace vigils with my grandparents. I remember boasting signs that ranged from “Support Our Troops: Bring Them Home” to “No Blood for Oil.” Some of the people who would demonstrate were family members of veterans or veterans themselves. Many years later, when I was...
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02/09/2016
The thrum of conversation around me faded to silence precisely at 10 a.m. José Luis Cancela, Uruguay’s vice-minister for external relations, gaveled the United Nations Security Council into session and began the meeting. Around me, other observers in the gallery inserted their earpieces to listen...
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01/25/2016
As I write this, it is now my second official snow day. As a California native who never really ventured to far from home, I must admit this is still all amazingly surprising and surreal, to say the least. The first time I saw snow was last week. I was so shocked I halted in my tracks in awe to...
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01/19/2016
Founded by Dr. Donald Roden of Rutgers University – New Brunswick, the MountainviewProgram (MVP) initially started as a volunteer GED tutoring group for incarcerated youth at the Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility in Annandale, New Jersey. In 2013 the MVP program was incorporated into a...

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