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Tips for Help Avoid the College “Freshmen 15”

For the millions of students who will be starting college for the first time, they will be exposed to new things, including challenges with their health and weight. In a study published in the journal BMC Obesity, researchers shared their findings regarding the “freshmen 15,” the idea that new college students gain about 15 pounds. They […]

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A Journey to Jakarta with J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leaders

Jakarta, Indonesia. In life, we have many long, treacherous journeys that we must complete. The flight to Jakarta was one of them for me. After an entire day spent on planes, we had finally reached Indonesia at midnight Wednesday, August 8 for the J. Luce Leadership Experience 2018. As a Breaking Walls Ambassador, this was an exciting experience […]

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Cubans Cheer as Internet Goes Nationwide for Day

Havana, Cuba. Cuba’s government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island’s more than 5 million cellphone users on Tuesday, in an eight-hour test before it launches sales of the service. Cuba is one of the Western Hemisphere’s least connected countries. State-run telecommunications monopoly ETECSA announced the trial, with Tuesday marking the first time internet […]

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Breaking Walls Santiago Empowers Next Generation of Creative Activists

Santiago, Chile. Founded by the lovely artist, educator, and creative activist Fran Tarr, Breaking Walls is a non-profit that uses creative writing to empower youth and promote solutions to social issues. The organization consists of young artists, ambassadors, and associates from Barcelona, Berlin, Bethlehem, Palestine, Brooklyn, Cape Town, Detroit, Santiago, and Warsaw. Founder & Director Fran […]

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Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City. All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted. […]

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Crime Museum to Host 9/11 Forensic Expert Offers Discounted Admission

As we approach the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Alcatraz East Crime Museum will be hosting a special guest speaker who will share his story of working at Ground Zero in New York. Arthur Bohanan, a forensic expert, will be speaking at the museum on Saturday September 8, 2018. His presentation is included […]

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Easy Ways to Improve Your Summer (and Beyond)

Courtesy VOXX International Corporation

With summer temperatures lingering on the high end of the spectrum, many are still out and about enjoying the longer days and extra leisure time. Of course, during the summer our desire for gadgets and gear that eases our travels, enhances our self-care regime, and just makes life more enjoyable is always in high demand. […]

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STK Sizzles in San Diego’s Gaslamp District

Courtesy of The One Group

Americans are hungry. How hungry? According to Progressive Grocer, total supermarket sales for 2017 neared a staggering $685 billion. Beyond these homeward bound provisions, dining enthusiasts are also doing their part to feed the gastro-economy. This amid a National Restaurant Association (NRA) report that, for 2017 alone, revenue for the restaurant industry was projected to reach […]

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New Book Tackles Unfortunate Truth: America Unhappier Than Ever

Courtesy of www.8waystohappiness.com

::: New book examines why Americans are so unhappy and outlines 8 proven strategies to become happy 88% of the time ::: Despite achieving 4% GDP growth, America has fallen to 18th in the World Happiness Report’s annual ranking of more than 150 countries—an index based on variables including social support, healthy life expectancy, social […]

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Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches on a Budget

Back to school means back to lunch preparation for parents around the country. It’s a challenge that many parents take on, but often struggle to keep healthy. While it’s easy to toss in convenient snacks, it’s not going to do much in the way of keeping their little bodies healthy and developing well. One pediatrician […]

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Increased Russian, Chinese Threat in Ocean Nearest Washington

J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leaders Embark to Jakarta

Human Rights Experts Denounce Trump’s Attacks On Media

Finally: Colleges and Universities Say ‘Yes’ to Pets

U.S. Army Soldier on Mission to Bring Dog Back with Him from Middle East

Poem: For Emma Lazarus – And All Who Remember