Podcasts: Bringing ’em Back

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As I walked to the shuttle stop in front of Marshak, my friend, Mahi, said five words to me that changed my life: “Do you listen to podcasts?” Continue reading

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Late Night Rant

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You know that feeling of confusion when it’s 3AM and you’re still awake and you’re starving, and you don’t know whether or not you should sleep or go get something to eat? Continue reading

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Baltimore, Here We Come!

image009In the beginning, there were eight; let’s label them alphabetically. First, A left for Poland. Then B couldn’t spare a day, and C and D had family trips. E quickly declined after hearing about C and D. Once F said no, two remained standing.

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Student Spotlight: Fatjon Kaja

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Fatjon Kaja is, by all counts, an exceptional student here at the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. Furthermore, his good humor, sensitivity, and commitment to service for the public good have made him a trusted peer among the school’s students and fellows.

Kaja, a recent immigrant to the U.S. from Albania, is enrolled in the B.A./M.A. program in Economics and has a second major in Pre-Law, with minors in Italian and French. He is a Legal Scholar in the Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies, the Co-founder and Vice-Director of the Guidance for the Legal Empowerment of Youth (now the ACLU Chapter at the City College of New York), and Deputy Policy Director of the Economic Development Policy Sector of the Roosevelt Institute at the City College of New York. He was a Partners for Change Fellow in 2013-2014 and has held numerous leadership roles in other campus offices…

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I Know You’re There, Inner Entrepreneur

zahnblog3In a routine week, I spend a solid ten hours rotating among NAC rooms 1/201, 1/202, and 1/203. Continue reading

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Please help me, Honest Abe!

Lincoln blog pictureLucky shirt? On. Good luck text from Josh 1.0? Received. Now all that’s left to do before getting my exam paper and crossing myself eight times is to go give good ol’ Abraham Lincoln a good rub down. Continue reading

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No Justice, No Peace! No Racist Po-lice!

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I am overwhelmed by the recent reports, across all news platforms, of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, and the racial tension attached to these incidences. I have felt removed from the Michael Brown affair because of the conflicting reports of autopsy results, evidence, and witness accounts. The Garner case, however, has struck home primarily because of its geography and the video evidence that has overtaken my newsfeed. Continue reading

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Tell Me More…

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I’m sure all of us have a friend who never knows when to be serious in a conversation. If you don’t, most likely you are that friend. Continue reading

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In the Dead of Night

2014-10-24 15.44.52It’s funny that during the weekday when I do have school, I have to fight the urge to take a nap midway through the day, but during the weekends when I can sleep as much as I want, I don’t. I’m quite the night owl. I often find myself staying up later than I should. Continue reading

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Citymail is More Than Just an Email

md_blog1Usually, many students use their university’s email to receive newsletters and official correspondents. However, having a university or college email can get you free software that would usually cost a lot of money to buy on your own. Continue reading

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