Tag Archives: Media

Are we blind?

Imagine a life without education, without the luxuries of shoes or AC in a classroom. Your future, gone in an instant. Many of us have a clear idea of what our futures hold. We know which classes to take, have … Continue reading

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Replacing Ignorance with Knowledge

For someone who watches cable news daily I would have assumed that I would know a lot more about the 10 year long war that my country has been engaging in with the terrorist organizations in Afghanistan.  I know every … Continue reading

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Is it Always Sunny in Afghanistan?

This past week I have been studying the different ways Americans support our troops and their families, and what I have found is that we are highly naïve to the reality of the situation.  Through reading articles and listening to … Continue reading

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Mortenson: A Man in the Media

Our class recently discovered news of Greg Mortenson: philanthropist, author, and speaker for the education of girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He is now said to be founder and advocate of a twisted, swindled, and misguided charitable cause. CBS’s “60 … Continue reading

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Why education of girls is so important

By highlighting the importance of educating girls, journalist and executive producer of The Documentary Group, Tom Yellin and his team have set out to help end global poverty. One of their most important partners on this journey is Queen Rania … Continue reading

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