Yes, that’s right. it’s starting to feel like home. Well, maybe not home , but something close to it. We actually got asked directions a couple of times, which of course made us feel pretty good. Don’t get me wrong we’ve still had our navigating troubles, but it’s getting easier. [...]Read more
Yesterday was our first full day in Nashville and first day to volunteer, and it was perfect! We started the day at the men’s center of the Nashville
Rescue Mission at 9am. Where we were taken to the basement to get to work. We met our wonderful supervisor BB, as they call him, who is a [...]
Sticking Point in Peace Talks: Recognition of a Jewish State nyti.ms/1dV7cTcRead more
Today I attended UCO’s Veterans Day Service in honor of the men and women that have fought and continue to fight in our armed forces. As I stood next to my boyfriend and the assembled war heros, families, and friends, the UCO band begun to play the national anthem. I raised my hand to my [...]Read more
This is an excerpt from a story that will appear in our Spring 2013 issue of New Plains Review.
This is a beautiful place.
I imagine you, sitting here beside me, as I watch a snowy egret high-stepping along the beach with one eye on me and the other searching for his next meal. When the sun [...]
UPDATE: The UNESCO web page has updated this year’s events.
The NEW themes we will explore this year:
Ensuring the Safety of Journalists and Media Workers
Combating Impunity of Crimes against Press Freedom
Press Freedom class: Go to the website and read about the themes.
About Press Freedom Day
About the World Press Freedom Prize
Video of World Press Freedom Day [...]
This year, World Press Freedom Day will be held on Friday, May 3. UNESCO will hold a meeting in Santiago, Chile, which ranks 80th on the Press Freedom Index. Click here to read about the meeting.
The World Press Freedom Prize will be given to a journalist who embodies this spirit of the day. Click here [...]
NYTimes: U.S. Inaction, Mideast Cataclysm? Issue not to be resolved by inaction or status quo mind set. nyti.ms/11MRTsZRead more
Today is America’s Day, a moment to celebrate the values made real through the combined efforts of generations to live the promise.Read more
So, I was chastised for not carrying around the tablet all day, but that’s only because I wouldn’t have been using my laptop while all over campus today either. I decided to do my regular evening catch up work solely on the tablet and see what happened.
I came home and used vpn to access my work desktop [...]