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Tiffany

Tiffany will graduate with a bachelors of arts degree from the University of Chicago with  degrees in three majors: Political Science, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies (focus: Asian studies), and Sociology. Soon she will be flying to Geneva, Switzerland to cover the United Nation’s and International Labour Organization’s Youth Employment Forum. For this position she won a competition in which only 5 students were chosen globally. She will represent the United States of America. She is currently working as a journalist covering the NATO summit to occur in Chicago in late May. Her interests are civic journalism, business and real estate, and international development. She enjoys black and white photography as well as learning videography.

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My Time in Israel

This past January, while on a Fulbright Fellowship in Business Management in India, I took my only break and went to Israel. For 10 days, I embarked on the adventure of a lifetime. I participated in a new Israel program called Bizrael – a trip to Israel for business students and young professionals to show […]

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Marriage: “I can do bad all by myself…”

Lately the news has been consumed with a lot of articles concerning the importance of marriage and how blacks in particular don`t seem suited for marriage given the horrible statistics that as many as 7 out of 10 black women are not married. While I agree that for some, marriage is important, what type of […]

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Why Are We Not Learning From Other Countries’ Educational Successes?

Are not two of the most important points of education to (1) gain an understanding of how much we do not know and then (2) to seek to learn from those that do? Attending the Grad Nation Summit was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. Yet, it left me wondering, why is […]

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“I might as well be Gay…”

As I embark on a career in broadcast journalism, I have to admit my fears. My fear is not the hideously low pay coupled with the brutal hours. Nor is it the fact that I may get a masters’ degree in something that will prove to never be worth the money. My fear is that […]

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