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Turnaround

BY AUBREY WILLIAMS
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Aubrey Williams grew up in poverty. When he was 14 he began selling cocaine to make money. He was later caught and jailed, but continued his ways when he got out. It took a gunshot to turn his life around. From that point on he got his GED, got two college degrees with honors, and has now become a motivational prescence within his community, working to improve the lives of those who are now where he was.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 11, 2013.

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In Defense of Alleyways

BY BRANDEN KLAYKO
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Alleys have always garnered a bad image, but Brandon Klayko is out to change that. Brandon provides some great suggestions to most effficiently and safely put the alleyway to better use, and gives some great examples of locations already doing so. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 25, 2013.

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Damn Fine Bourbon

BY CONOR O'DRISCOLL
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Conor O'Driscoll discusses the origins of bourbon and what it really is. He then moves on to talk about the common components of bourbon. Finally, he goes into excruciating detail on how to make really good bourbon.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 2, 2013.

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Growing Hope, Living Dreams

BY RAMSI KAMAR
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Ramsi Kamar, a born again farmer from Jerusalem, talks about the many parallels he found between Louisville and his hometown. In Louisville the local community has helped him build a farm. Now he lives a life of diversity through working on his farm with the local community.

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How History can be Used

BY BLAINE HUDSON
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Blaine Hudson lectures about the history and culture of African American in Louisville. The more we know about Black history, the better we can improve it for the future.

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One Immigrant's Love Story with Louisville

BY DJENITA PASIC
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Djenita Pasic talks about her life in Louisville as an immigrant and refugee of Bosnia. She speaks about her love and connection to the city as she grew closer to its culture and people. 

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Every Great Adventure Begins with a Boat

BY KIMBERLEY HILLERICH
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Kimberley Hillerich dives into the culture of paddling in her life in the rivers of Louisville.  She talks about how Paddling can teach us about ourselves and the great outdoors. 

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This is Louisville

BY MAGGIE HUBER
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Maggie Huber disproves the misconceptions of the culture of Louisville through her photography. She adventures through her hometown of Louisville, telling the story of the locals by photographing them. 

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An Obsession with Russia

BY MICHAEL BROHM
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Michael Brohm talks about his passion for the culture, history, and people of Russia.  He presents to us photograph of the people in post-Soviet Russia during his travel to Russia.

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Listening

BY RAJEEV BAIS
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Rajeev Bais talks about the death from treatable diseases in third world country due to poverty, class, gender inequality, and religion. He also gets involves with the stories and the lives of the people affected by treatable diseases in poor countries.  

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