Monthly Archive: January, 2015

Power Does Not Define You

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By: Kiran Kaur

Of Mice and Men Handicapped

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By: Stephen Warden  

Not Attainable

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By: Erich Valania

Lennie’s Strength

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By: Bobby Foley

Strength as Weakness? Lennie in OMAM

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By: Krishna Patel  

Friendship requires sacrifice

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By: Mikayla Fulton

Loneliness. By Lexi Robison

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The Importance of a Bystander

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By: Daniel Sheehan Bystanders play an extremely important role in any situation. In Martin Gansburg’s text “The 38 Who Saw Murder and Didn’t Call the Police” a woman was stalked and murdered in… Continue reading

The Power of Bystanders

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by: Elizabeth N. https://explorable.com/bystander-apathy-experiment In 1964, Kitty Genovese was raped and murdered outside of her apartment complex where 38 neighbors watched from their windows, and did nothing. Thirty-eight witnesses. Thirty-eight bystanders. Thirty-eight. Those… Continue reading

#OneLittleWord 2015

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by: Mrs. C Although the holiday has technically past, 2015 is still young. We’re only one week in! There’s so many days, weeks, and months remaining to create our stories, stretch ourselves, and… Continue reading

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