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Beauty in Simplicity

Published by Nick Simmons
My favorite sunsets lack technicolor displays as light bounces off clouds. Rather, they consist of the sun quietly falling below …
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Some Considerations

Published by Beini Yin
Over the past 6 weeks in Durham, NC, I feel that I am slowly transitioning from a mere bystander to …
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Random Acts of Kindness

Published by Richard Van Vliet
During my weeks in Portland, the city’s reputation for being weird has lived up to my expectations in a lot …
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“Native Speakers Only”

Published by Jana Woerner
Last weekend, our group went to Opal Creek, a wilderness and scenic recreation area known for its many hiking trails …
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Published by Tevin Brown
“Don’t make my mistake, kid. Don’t follow orders your whole life. Think for yourself.” This quote, from the movie Antz, …
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Rethinking Assumptions

Published by Isabel Gutenplan
The ten days leading up to my DukeEngage experience, I was in Israel participating in Birthright, an organization that allows …
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Baby Kim’s New Home

Published by danielallred
This summer I have been fortunate enough to be able to work with Save Vietnam’s Wildlife in northern Vietnam. This …
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