Monthly Archives: June 2017

Can Hillary Clinton Keep Running?

Right now, there’s some talk about the Democrats positioning themselves to run against Trump. And some of it has included the woman who did win the popular vote by two percent. She would be one of the oldest candidates ever, … Continue reading

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A Lifeskills Class for African American Boys

This was something I wrote for a class on multiculturalism in Education, in response to an article on the success of a special program in a California High School aimed at African American male students, with a greater emphasis on … Continue reading

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Precedent and Presidents

There’s a profile in Politico about Jason Kander, former Secretary of State in Missouri, who lost a close race for Senate. Some people in a political forum I frequent want him to run for President for a strength of that. … Continue reading

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Overcompensating Against Bullying in Schools

This was something I wrote for a class on multiculturalism in education in response to an article about whether anti-bullying efforts can go too far. Susan Porter was a Dean of Students in California’s Branson School who became concerned with … Continue reading

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What Kalevipoeg Means to Me

After my Kalevipoeg essay for an Estonian Culture class in an English language Baltic Studies program at the University of Tartu,  I was asked about what the story had meant to me. This was my response. As a wannabe writer, … Continue reading

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A Middle School Social Studies Teacher’s Experiences on Culture and Comic Books

This is based on an interview I did for the class on Multiculturalism in my Education masters program. GT is a Social Studies teacher in Middlesex County, New Jersey. I’ve known him for several years, since before I decided to … Continue reading

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Wizard’s Best Issue Ever!

Wizard celebrated 2000 with a special covering their favorite things about comic book, including the top ten creators, characters and Top 40 stories. It was good stuff for a high school freshman who was suddenly able to afford trade paperbacks. … Continue reading

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