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What is Culture?

Our ethnic identity and culture may overlap but they are not interchangeable. There are obvious and non-obvious things that make up our cultural identity. A nice visual that helps explain this concept is an iceberg. Although you can see the tip of an iceberg, as you can see a person’s skin color, you can not […]

8 year old Martin Richards dies in the Boston Marathon Bombings

An eight-year-old boy, Martin Richards, was waiting at the finish line to give his father a hug at the Boston Marathon. He was killed as two hidden bombs detonated within seconds of each other. Little Martin was among the three people killed and more than 144 injured from this cowardly act of violence. This photo was taken […]

Five Multicultural Celebrities I Adore

I’ve always been a fan of mixed race individuals because I myself am the product of two parents from different countries. I’m the daughter of a white father from Oklahoma and an Asian mother from South Korea. I love the fact that mixed-race America grew 32 percent from the years 2000-2010, and that it continues […]

Win for Ware!

Less than 48 hours after breaking his right leg in Sunday’s Midwest Regional final, Louisville sophomore guard Kevin Ware is already vowing a return to basketball. “This is a minor setback for a major comeback,” Ware told the New York Daily News Monday night by telephone. “I have to have the right approach to it. They told me […]

A Shameful Day in Washington

President Obama called it a “Shameful day in Washington” when the Senate voted against a modest Gun Bill that would increase the level of background checks needed to purchase firearms. Even though 90% of the American people supported it, the Senate denied the bill. This bill was designed to help keep guns out of the wrong […]

Represent the Skin You’re In

There are many things in life we get to choose. We pick who our friends are, what jobs we take, who we marry, where we live, and numerous other things. But one thing we don’t choose is the color of our skin. Since we don’t pick how light or how dark the pigment of our […]

Watch This

It’s Monday, the start of another school week at Williamstown High. Not just any week though, it’s the schools homecoming. Everyone’s excited; easy days, pep rallies and of course the home coming football game for the Braves. No one player seemed to be more fired up than Corey Zimmer, who hasn’t got a single grass […]

What Does Resiliency Mean to You?

Resilient: tending to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change (Merriam-Webster) This week I’ve been thinking a lot about the topic of resiliency and what it means to me. Over the years I’ve noticed that the happiest people I know are the most resilient, meaning that they have the strength and ability to […]

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