Category Archives: Global Issues

Land Ethic

On our graduation day, We all, Green Mountain College graduates, make a pledge together. “We pledge “to be cautious of and active in preserving the integrity and beauty of the biotic community. I will strive to embody Leopold’s Land Ethic … Continue reading

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Being Green

Awake and Aging shares the post, “Being Green“, on its Facebook page. It is about how an elderly lady explained how the old simple practices have been healthy for environment to a young girl who suggested her to use own grocery … Continue reading

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lessons burmese could learn from the Egypt revolution are more than twitting and facebooking

“Tunis is the force that pushed Egypt, but what Egypt did will be the force that will push the world.” One of the members of April 6 Youth Movement in Eygpt, Walid Rachid, proclaimed to the New York Times. The … Continue reading

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Living under the Taliban Rule

(This is the story I wrote about my friend from Afghanistan for our college newspaper  – the Mountaineer.) Children from other parts of the world, at the age of eleven, might have had a hard time even to understand what really war … Continue reading

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Through the Stories Mama Told Me

Today, one of my classes assigned students to attend a storytelling session and study a different form of media. “Stories!! Storytelling!! Professor, are you kidding us? Do college students need to listen to stories?” In my mind, I was questioning to the professor about his … Continue reading

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“The Visitors” and A Vistior in NYC

As I would like to attend a media conference in New York, my spring break, which already seems quite short, ended up two days shorter. I wrapped things up to take my trip to NYC. Having a hard time during … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela – People’s Inspirational Leader

Yesterday, I was watching BBC’s reports about the celebrations of the 20th anniversary that Nelson Mandela was freed from his prolonged prison days. South Africa’s leader Nelson Mandela walked out as a free man for the first time on February 11, 1990, after spending 27 … Continue reading

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