Category Archives: News

Forbes Top 100 sites for women

Looking to be uplifted, fed, nourished, or whipped into shape? In August Forbes posted their Top 100 websites for women. Prepare to be inspired after visiting these websites and signing up for their email newsletters. The Forbes 100 Women’s websites is an impressive list that will have you running your own business, networking with some […]

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Farmer’s Market Growth

The growth of Farmer’s Markets in the United States since 2000. Reports described a “boom” in markets since then, with markets sprouting across America. Since 1994, the USDA reports markets grew from around 1700 to 8100 according to their “National Count of Farmer’s Market Directory.” (Learn more about this growth here.) My first introduction to […]

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The Fascinating Story of Black Holes

Technology allows us to see deeper into space than ever before, revealing secrets of our galaxy and the universe formerly only speculated upon. My hometown is extremely close to many major scientific events. I grew up less than ten minutes from the famous Bell Labs where astronomers–in concert with Princeton University (about forty minutes from […]

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We are marching by the content of our character, not by the color of our skin

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” Martin Luther King Because they marched. We are marching. President Barack Obama’s commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington expressed the Civil Rights Movement’s globally-endearing sentiment: its rallying cry is inclusion, freedom, and justice for all of humanity; the mission transcends national boundaries and […]

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American Political Evolution & Gender Studies

What developments in the last sixty years of American history invented modern American presidents like Bill Clinton and Barack Obama? How have cultural and popular opinions shifted so that leaders like Clinton and Obama can so effectively organize, woo, harness, and mobilize popular opinion and sentiment while winning the “hearts and minds” of Americans and […]

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Political Relationships – Kennedy & Sorenson

One of the most interesting relationships in political history is between John F. Kennedy and his friend and speechwriter Ted Sorenson. Their relationship is a model of the type of self-sacrifice and blurred identity that comprises many successful legendary political teams. Ted is rumored to be the real author of Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize winning “Profiles […]

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Nation Building Train

In “The Home Run That Tours America” transportation is both a literal and metaphorical concept. An imagined cross country train ride in 1975 inspires a reflection on the role of transportation in American history. By the book’s conclusion, the concept transcends its literal terms to explain how an aging neglected infrastructure — as Thomas Friedman […]

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Your Vision Brought to Life!

What’s amazing about Pinterest for anyone with a vision for their organization? Do you have a vision for your idea, book, company, or organization? Try Pinterest! Pinterest is the incredible and elegant social website that allows users to create their own pinboards and pin pictures from anywhere on the web. Besides being fun, creative, and […]

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Fashion Week for Athletes!

As Fashion Week in New York City winds down, take a look at the hottest fashions you won’t see on the runway this year. Instead, these styles will be getting attention on athletic fields and basketball courts across the United States. You might even see one at your next bachelorette party or charity event. What’s […]

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