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Learning To Love In the 90s

BY TONY HARRISON
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 03, 2014

Restauranteur Tony Harrision shares his interesting and colorful life journey through drugs, prison, and finally learning how to live, love, and find contentment.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 12, 2014.

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What If We Weren't Strangers?

BY ERYKAH ST. LOUIS
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 03, 2014

Digital strategist Erykah St. Louis poses a philosophical question: if we removed the concept of "stranger" from our collective mindset, could that help us better understand and care for all of humanity?

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Who Needs Libraries When We Have Google?

BY SARA GODBEE
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 03, 2014

Since the internet has granted us the abilty to easily search for information through engines like Google, are libraries becoming obsolete? Librarian Sara Godbee explains why this is not the case and how libraries still have a vital role in the information age.

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Why Should You Revolve Music Around Your Life?

BY ANJAN RAJA
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 03, 2014

Stevenson University student, Anjan Raja, shares with us his passion for music and why it is important to involve music into our daily lives. Music could have some unexpected benefits in your life!

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Defining Ethical Business Practices

BY MARCI DE VRIES
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 03, 2014

Entrepreneur Marci De Vries discusses the fine line between committing crime and just having guts and how that relates to being a successful entrepreneur.

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20 Surprising Ways Your Brain Influences Your Experiences

BY JOE NATOLI
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 03, 2014

Joe Natoli's job as a UX consultant is essentially to make things easier – and more enjoyable – to use. In creating this value via design, nearly all of the decisions are based on how our brains work. Here are 20 ways your brain affects your experiences.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 23, 2014.

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Why Name a Beer After Poe?

BY STEPHEN DEMCZUK
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2014

Eagar Allen Poe's life, legend, and macabre tales have entertained and fascinated the world for years. Brewer Stephen Demczuk combines his fascination with Poe and his passion for beer to create a new and unique way to merchandize beer. 

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Houdini: A Life without Limits

BY CHARLES GREENE III
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2014

Even though he has been dead for almost 100 years, Houdini is still one of only a handful of names that comes to mind when thinking of magic or illusion.  Corporate magician Charles Greene III offers his thoughts as to why his name is “inescapable” and will continue to be for the next 100 years and beyond.

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BY CHRISTOPHER REED
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2014

How has James Bond influenced our culture? Professor Chris Reed examines the longest-lived film series and explains how we can learn an enormous amount about changing film styles and cultural mores by looking at the Bond franchise.

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Lessons Learned at my Grandfather's Office

BY ROB MACDONALD
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2014

Writer/storyteller and consultant Bob MacDonald shares with us the story of his grandfather. More specifically, how a visit to his grandfather's old office building in Boston inspired a reflection of the past and the present and how the two can inspire the future.

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The Myth Behind Happily Ever After

BY JESSICA WATSON
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2014

Traveling graphic designer Jessica Watson contemplates happiness and what it looks like in the real world, apart from what movies tell us it should be. She describes her search for "happily ever after" as she committs to travelling around the U.S., going out of her comfort zone, meeting new people, and learning life lessons. 

 

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Guerrilla Architecture

BY ANDREW PERKINS
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2014

Architect, builder, and activist Andrew Perkins poses the question, "How can there be homeless people in a city of vacant buildings?" He shows us some of his projects created as a critique on consumerism and indifference to waste, explaining how he sought opportunity in the abundance of discarded materials. 

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