Tag: Education

  • Girl on Fire: Control the uncontrolled intersections

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, July 7, 2015] First, before I start in on my column’s main focus, I’d like to wish my coworker Jake Waddingham all the best as he continues his education at Iowa State University. I truly hope he reaches his goals! Now, I want to apologize to the police […]

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  • Girl on Fire: U.S. in comparison to international education

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, February 19, 2015] Recently, I’ve read stories about the nation’s education system, and the different pieces of legislation being considered to improve and expand graduation rates and work force. I want to commend several people I know who are continuing their education. My friend and former coworker Sarah […]

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  • Girl on Fire: Baby steps to further education

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, October 30, 2014] Thanks to the wonder that is Facebook, I’ve been able to keep up with what my high school and college friends have been doing since graduation. Many have gotten married and had babies, while others have focused on themselves and climbed the career ladder. This […]

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  • Girl on Fire: Progress made to equal rights

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, April 3, 2014] Last week, I found a story written by an employee of Al Jazeera America, an international broadcaster headquartered in Qatar, titled “Former President Jimmy Carter’s call to action.” Carter gave a speech about his new book, “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power,” […]

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