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What if every school had a scrap store?

I recently came across an article from The Atlantic covering the recent re-emergence of "adventure playgrounds" in the U.K. The concept, originally popularized in the 1940's, is the direct opposite of traditional playgrounds that dot suburban neighborhoods, with their plastic equipment and piles of wood chips that encourage standard, structured … [Keep reading]


America: The Story of Us

I've been enthralled by history for as far back as I can remember. I teared up at Antietam battlefield, sat in the middle of Ellis Island and felt the weight of history. I've even participated as a Civil War reenactor.  Friends and family have been … [Keep reading]

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Taking Sides – PR vs. Journalism

Though I'm very proud to say I have a master's degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Mass Communication and Journalism, my field of public relations does not really have a place there. First of all, the school isn't willing to dedicate the time … [Keep reading]

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