Signposts: Music of Hope

by Kerry Dexter / May 20, 2019 /
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In time when politics ideas, understandings, and communications shift, it is challenging to find touchstones,signposts, if you will, to guide decisions. The sort of music we share in this series -- a series which is, after all, called music for shifting times -- can offer guidance and space for reflection. In this story, there are artists from New England, New Zealand, Scotland, Ireland, and Indiana.

There are threads which pull through, and ideas which resonate across the very different stories they tell.

How to turn Hamlet in an essay

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When writing an essay on a literary subject, curiosity and inquisitiveness play a major role. It is important to ask pertinent questions about the literary figures. For instance, when writing an essay on Hamlet, a play by Shakespeare, the main requirement is to do a thorough critical analysis of Hamlet.

Travel to Asia: A new understanding–Japan, the crowning jewel

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In Japan, I did not know many things. I went without studying beforehand, yet I stepped forward with both a sensation and an openness.

Travel to Asia: A new understanding–Japan, the crowning jewel
Each gate is donated by a business person

I knew that Shinto and Buddhist shrines were important, but how so? I did not know. 

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of May 17, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of May 17, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

6 Keys to Academic Success

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Academic success is something that you will continue to be rewarded for long after you graduate. The good grades can lead you to your dream career and successful life. This won't simply fall into your lap, though. You need to be willing to put in the right amount of effort and build up the required skills. With these traits, you can be sure that you will go far in life. The best part?

All of this can be cultivated, you don't need to be born with it.

Travel to Asia: A new understanding–Taiwan Tea

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Homage to the Art of Tea 

Continuing on my tours near Taipei, I thank you for sticking with me on this journey!

The art of serving tea is quite a formal affair in Asia, and my education continues… 

housand Island Lake–a river winding. Homage to the Art of Tea. From Travel to Asia: A new understanding–Taiwan Tea
Thousand Island Lake–a river winding

22.33 Stories: It Starts When It Ends with Seth Glier

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Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: It Starts When It Ends with Seth Glier

History Comes Alive in Frankfurt am Main

by Sandy Bornstein / May 14, 2019 /
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We arrived in Frankfurt on a cold, rainy morning. Just a few hours before sunset the skies cleared as we walked to the

Mobile applications that can help in educating a young mind

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Today’s rapidly progressing world of science and technology has made traditional education methods a bit outdated. There is always a new educational app being introduced in the market that can do marvels in childhood education. With the proliferation of educational apps, parents have started giving smartphones to their children. The primary reason behind providing your kid with an electronic gadget is to keep him/her on par with other children’s learning capabilities.

6 Best Essay Writing Tips

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If you're a student, one of the most important tasks you will ever have to do is to write an essay. Knowing how to do it well is vital to making sure you pass with a good grade. There are websites where you can find writers who offer a custom essay writing services for a price even students can afford. Still, if you choose not to pay for custom writing, then this article will cover some bits and bytes of how to write an essay so good, it will be used as an example for other students.