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My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | Views [502] | Scholarship Entry

One fish. Two fish. Red, blue, silver, with garlic, salt and… Wait, what am I doing? I haven’t eaten meat or fish in years. I haven’t even wanted to. And yet, as I stroll along this towel-dotted Spanish beach, my mouth salivates. My nose leads. And ... Read more >

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Photos: My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

"SHOW ME WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE - THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE." With close to five hundred Occupy protests worldwide, the Occupy Wall Street movement is stronger than ever and growing every day. From college campuses in small-town America, ... Read more >
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Documentary Scholarship 2011 entry

USA | Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | Views [762] | Video | Scholarship Entry

In my senior year at New York University, I enrolled in a yearlong Video Production and Activism course, in which students work with local organizations to produce videos for their causes. Working with War Resisters League, I became involved with its ... Read more >

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My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - Journey in an Unknown Culture

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | Views [864] | Comments [1] | Scholarship Entry

I tuck my blond hair even deeper into the scarf draped over my head. This is my feeble attempt to stand out a little less in this holiest of Holy Lands. Even traveling with three male friends, the constant presence of militiamen (and women) creates ... Read more >

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Photos: Tea with a Palestinian taxi driver

PALESTINE | Saturday, 26 Mar 2011 | Photo Gallery

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