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  • Lifestylz GH Interview: Sangu Delle

    As part of Lifestylz GH’s interview series, we bring you our premier interview with Sangu Delle. Profile: Sangu DelleSangu Delle is a senior at Harvard University. He was born and raised in Ghana, and is the youngest of five children in a bi-religious family (his father is Catholic while his mum is Muslim). He attended …

  • Writing 101 [Module 1]: The “Read” Factor

    Okay, here we go with module 1. If you wanna develop your writing skills, there’s another skill that you should probably think about developing at the same time: reading skills. You don’t have to love reading, and you’re not even expected to read an entire novel or two a day, but you do need to …

  • Swine Flu Prevention: A Tutorial

    Excerpt from Joanne Creighton’s (Mount Holyoke College President) message to the College community on Swine Flu Prevention: “Frequent hand washing with soap and water when possible or use of hand sanitizers. Hand washing should last through one singing of “Happy Birthday.” A JOY (Jemila-Otema-Yaba) Production: Please note: There are other ways to prevent swine flu, …

  • On Love, Life and Living…

    So it’s official! I’m done taking undergraduate classes! With exactly 8 days to graduation, there is a lot on my mind, and a lot I would love to share about this AMAZING journey. But, everything’s a brewing storm of emotions at the moment, so I’ll wait until after graduation, when everything seeps in, and then …

  • Sleeping With The “Unholy Trinity”

    Relationships are a curious thing. Regardless of the agents involved, one thing usually holds true: relationships have the power to bring change; for better or for worse. Developing countries joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and World Trade Organization (WTO) about six decades ago with the hopes for sustainable development. The IMF …

  • Debate on Genetically Modified Food

    Everyone knows that France has some of the best cuisine in the world. French cuisine is usually ranked as one of the top five international cuisines. So how could it be that on Sunday, Aug. 12 2007, I found myself stuck in a McDonald’s joint in Paris—the very hub of this taste-enticing European country—trying to …

  • Africa

    Circumspect Web Series: Earth Hour + The Next Big Thing

    Earth Hour took place today (Sat. March 28 09) from 8:30pm-9:30pm ET all over the globe. Check out a CNN article at http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/03/28/earth.hour/index.html . The world is beginning to think green more in all areas of life. What are developing countries doing? African countries? It’s the next big thing!! Here’s the first video about the …

  • TED Series

    So about a year ago, I came across this series of talks called TED (www.ted.com) and its a conference series where the world’s most innovative actors, thinkers, leaders etc in all sectors discuss ideas for the future, share their experiences etc. Anyway, I just checked out a couple more videos and decided to post them …

  • Psychological Effects of Colonization Still Present

    The subject of colonization is one that many people would rather avoid. To some, its occurrence was a necessary evil; one that propelled the now-developed world to the heights it has achieved. To others, it’s a thing apart in itself; something ancient that took place under a different set of circumstances and with a different …

  • Fair Trade With A Pinch of Salt

    Adding a pinch of salt to a meal can make all the difference. It usually boils down to a number of things; whether you like the meal or not, whether you’re willing to continue eating the food, and whether you’re ready to go back for more. There’s something so universal about the use of salt …

  • Happy Philosophy Day (Apparently)

    It’s World Philosophy Day – an opportunity to contemplate one’s very existence and whether computer monitors really exist, says David Bain. People expect different things of philosophers. Some expect us to be sages. When these people meet me, my heart sinks, since I know theirs is about to. Others expect us to have a steady …

  • The Obama Effect and the African Illusion

    *This article was published in the Oct 30, 2008 edition of the Mount Holyoke News. Many years from now people will talk about the “Obama Effect.”Generations will talk about the revolutionary movement ignited by one man’s fervent belief in people’s ability to come together to effect positive change. Should he win the election, he will …

  • Your Awakening by Virginia Swift

    The truth if I ever heard one…this is a piece by Virginia Marie Swift forwarded to me by Moiyattu, and its soooo on point…I just had to share with you guys. Lol. Your Awakening———————–A time comes in your life when you finally get it…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop …

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