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Native Americans in Higher Education Are More Than Just an Asterisk

Amanda Tachine—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. “A population that was nearly decimated from colonization is now growing and thriving. According to the 2010 Census, 5.2 million people in the U.S…
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High Court to Rule on Violent Social Media Threats

Sheri Bauman—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Women’s eNews. “The U.S. Supreme Court for the first time is weighing a case involving social media, free speech and cyberthreats. The case is of particular importance…
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ABLE: Opening doors of economic inclusion for persons with disabilities

Stephanie Parker—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Hill. “What if millions of persons with disabilities were able to Achieve a Better Life Experience? The ABLE Act provides a pathway to independence …not an…
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3 ways to emotionally survive visits with family during holidays

Alexcis Spencer Lopez—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by CNN. “It always ends horribly," my client tells me as she recalls previous family holidays. "Twenty-plus years of therapy and self-improvement up in smoke in less…
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10 years on, Sri Lanka still shows scars from the wrath of tsunami

Adele Barker—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by Global Post. “Last year, I watched children running in and out of the waves on Sri Lanka’s southern shore. Life felt almost normal, almost as if the…
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Family values and deportation don’t go together

Anna Ochoa O’Leary—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Conversation. “Not so long ago, I sat across the table from Teresa, age 25, in a migrant shelter right across the border from Nogales Arizona…
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The new mandatory civics exams are asking all the wrong questions. Here are the right ones.

Suzanne Dovi – 2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Washington Post. “True or false: If the police ask to enter your home, you don’t have to admit them unless they have a warrant…
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