Editorial

This graphic shows the results of a 2012 survey of violence against women based on 42,000 in-person interviews with a randomly selected sample of women across the 28 EU member states - Courtesy of the Guardian

EU battles domestic violence too

  When I left on my study abroad adventure in January, I hoped I would learn about programs that could join us as a global community in the fight against domestic violence (DV) and child abuse (CA). The first stop after New Zealand was Rome where I looked at what […]

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@LibrarianTara on …    Video Love

@LibrarianTara on …    Video Love

  I love videos, and I hate commercials. I’m also a bit of an info-junkie. Happily, the WCC Library has about, oh, half a gazillion streaming videos, including documentaries, concerts, debates, tutorials and historical footage. A majority of those videos (over 45,000) are found in the database Films on Demand […]

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What do you think America will be like in five years?

  In five years I wish to see America in a better place with better foreign relations, less poverty and more high paying jobs. I see an optimistic future. If we work together to get the right politicians in office, we can turn our nation around. I think that in […]

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What would be your dream vacation and why?

My dream vacation would be a tour around the world. I would like to spend time visiting places that have had an impact on history and our way of life today. I’d also like to visit places that have interesting histories, places, etc. For example, I’d like to visit Rome, […]

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Seattle’s Space Needle with Mount Rainier in the distance – Wikimedia.org

Treat yourself in Seattle while on a budget

  There are about 46,000 Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Washington, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, with much of the population concentrated in the Seattle metropolitan area. In the event that you are drawn to Seattle like so many other Hawai‘i locals, here are some low budget attractions […]

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Courtesy of Patrick Hascall

What about your cultural heritage are you most proud of?

  I’m proud of my Mexican heritage because it’s something that’ll always be a part of me. My values growing up were really similar to the way my mom and dad grew up, both in Mexican households. It’s made me a very sweet and considerate person because of how my […]

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What lessons have you learned from someone who is an immigrant?

What lessons have you learned from someone who is an immigrant?

  One of the most important lessons learned is that people from other countries look at the U.S. as the “land of dreams” or opportunity. Many quickly discover that the grass is not always greener on the other side. Iʻve talked with many who are wondering where are all the […]

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