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This page consolidates all of the blog posts from across the site. Posts are also featured at the bottom of each relevant issue or author page, as well as the ‘Take Action’ and ‘Build Skills’ pages. Post a comment – we’d love to know what you think! Happy reading!

You’re Too Young

By Tima Mikdachi. As a sixteen-year old girl, it would be an understatement to say that I’ve heard the phrase, “ You’re too young” a hundred times. When I was 5, my pet turtle died, so I decided I wanted to be a veterinarian. When I was 6, I wanted ...

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Women’s path to foreign politics is openING

By Edgar Ortiz. A foreign policy more inclusive of women             The problem of inequality is very much local, as it is global. But looking at the activism that has sprung up to combat these injustices gives us a roadmap for taking our community solutions out into the world in ...

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Climate Change and Cardiovascular Health

By Aaron Hendrix. Last week I examined the effects that climate change can have on pulmonary health. However, climate change not only affects lung functioning, but also has profoundly deleterious impacts on the cardiovascular system. From blood clotting to serious inflammation to dysfunction of entire parts of the cardiovascular system, ...

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First Day As a Global Scholar…

The Global Scholar program is designed to train curious and engaged young citizens in understanding and acting on global issues, an especially important goal in this era of global convergence. But “global citizenship” is an incredibly broad concept, and it can be difficult to understand where to even begin the journey toward ...

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