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Apologia pro vita sua?

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It could have been a slapstick comedy cum reality TV.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Blogs,Living Abroad | Read More »

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Citizen of the World Part IV: Very Harry Christmas

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There was a sense of camaraderie in the air. For once, when I looked right or left, I glimpsed more than my fellow New York University Student and a face that I had noticed briefly while passing through the Academic Center lounge. I saw more than the tenuous connection between them and me that led us both to choose London as our Study Abroad location of choice. I recognized… another Harry Potter fan.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Blogs,Living Abroad | Read More »

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Citizen of the World Part 3: Dream come true

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The first three months of my freshman year have been challenging. There are the expected adjustments that come with having lived my entire life in Greenville , Ohio USA , a small farm town of approximately 13,000 people, and then overnight, moving here, living in the capital city of England with a population in the millions.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Building solidarity between generations

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It was an honor to be given the opportunity to address the National Federation of Filipino-American Association members during the welcome plenary session in their recent national convention held in Detroit Michigan, August 2-5, 2012.

Posted: August 16th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Colorado shooting, another tragedy

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Elizabeth Horner

In my young life, I have watched so many tragedies on television — vivid pictures of natural and man-made cataclysms. I can’t help but be bothered by what I see and hear sometimes.

Posted: July 24th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Solidarity Part II

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Technology has redefined the way our society is run. Instead of laughing, we often “lol” or “rofl.” Smiles are replaced by :). The word “friend” now extends to any number of people we come in contact with on Facebook.

Posted: July 18th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Independence Day

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Elizabeth Horner

It’s the 4th of July — Time to celebrate. We rejoice over this glorious freedom we now enjoy. In a few months, I will be facing my own, more personal Independence Day. After years of waiting to be eighteen, the occasion is finally here. I will be heading off to college. Not only that, I [...]

Posted: July 4th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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College bound

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Elizabeth Horner

I was 9 years old when my first submitted article got published. I wrote an essay about my “Last Day of School” that appeared in the Daily Advocate Newspaper, in June 2003.  Soon after, I received an invitation from the editor of that newspaper to write for their Special Independence Day edition. I remember having [...]

Posted: May 24th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Unprecedented, unrealistic depiction of Filipinos as jihadists in ‘Act of Valor’

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SAN FRANCISCO, California—It has been almost two months since the film, “Act of Valor”, showed in movie houses across America, posting top revenues in it’s first few weeks.  The title alone was the perfect come-on for flag waving patriots. In addition, the movie featured bold military maneuvers with real Navy Seals in action, all but [...]

Posted: April 14th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Fairness

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Elizabeth Horner

I was barely 11 years old when I wrote an article about “Fairness” printed by the Daily Advocate Newspaper in their “Ohio News in Education—Fun Day Monday” page. At that time, a few adults told me “face it, life is not fair”— after being taught my entire 11 years of life to be fair to [...]

Posted: March 28th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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