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Pima Community College changes lives, one student at a time

Sofia Martinez Ramos, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published by the Arizona Daily Star. "Pima Community College is invaluable to our community because it helps change lives. It is a place for growth and development…
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Shared humanity at the total eclipse of the sun

Martha Gilliland, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published by the Arizona Daily Star. "Seven of us from Tucson gathered in the rancher’s pasture in Idaho expecting a total eclipse of the sun last week. We…
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We Need Fraternity Men to Do a Lot More Than ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’

Krista Millay. 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published by Everyday Feminism. "For many, Greek life is a central part of the college experience. And each year, it seems there are more efforts by fraternity men…
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Black Friday in the Era of Trump

Krista Millay, 2015-2016 Fellow and Fiona Davey. This piece was first published by Ms. Magazine. "Many of us on the left are in deep mourning after the election. We feel powerless and angry. But we are…
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Visionary Anger

Judith McDaniel, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. "I first heard Adrienne Rich use the phrase “visionary anger” in the mid 1970s at a reading she gave in Boston. She may have just…
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My college classes on the day after

Judith McDaniel, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. "Donald Trump rocked my world by becoming the president elect, but on the day after, I had to go teach class. I have two classes…
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New approaches needed to meet Colorado’s future water demands

Stephanie Sklar, 2015-2016 Fellow and George W. McCarthy. This piece was first published in the Denver Business Journal. "People love Colorado…. Our population has ballooned from 1 million in 1930 to over 5 million today, and…
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YWCA: Are you registered to vote?

E. Liane Hernandez, 2015-2016 Fellow, and Betsy Bolding. This piece was first published in the Arizona Daily Star. "Today — Sept. 27 — is National Voter Registration Day, a day designed to focus on the very…
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Three Reasons Trump is Succeeding and What Progressives Can Do

Phyllis Taoua, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published by Truthout. "As I watched the historic events unfold at the national conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia, like many Americans, I wrestled with the question, "How is…
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Europe’s Forgotten Refugees

Beth Mitchneck, 2014-2016 Fellow, Jane Zavisca and Theodore P. Gerber. This piece was first published in Foreign Affairs. "In recent years, international headlines have featured stories and images of the ongoing refugee crisis in the Middle…
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