The Border to Greatness

Posted on Oct 14, 2016

It’s official, the political debate of 2016 is over — if ever there was one. Yesterday (October 13th) at Southern New Hampshire University, First Lady Michele Obama put an end to it. In twenty-six and a half minutes, she proved once and for all that America indeed IS a great country – not a nation that needs to be made great again. A measure of American greatness is revealed in our openness to change, a willingness to...

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By Lygdenova Victoria Institute of Philosophy and Law (Russian Academy of Science), Novosibirsk, Russia On February 2005, I participated in the unique seminar that was organized in Norwegian town Roros as a part of the International Students’ Festival in Trondheim (ISFIT). Dialogue Groups consisted of participants from six conflict regions – U.S.A. and Iran, Ethiopia and Eritrea, Russia and Chechnya. Ten students of Psychological...

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U.S. – China Border Crossing

Posted on Feb 14, 2014

{Editor’s note: the story that follows was written by a “border crosser” who traversed international and cultural borders and found herself in a new world – one which altered her perspective on life significantly. As a result of this experience, her life has been shaped in ways she could not have anticipated before her crossing.}   Hello, My name is Rachel Bateman and I am a junior at the University of Mount Union in Alliance,...

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