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Tragedies Can Pull Families Together, Tear Families Apart

Charleston, S.C. The three pictures below tell a story. That beautiful lady on the right is my wife Beth Brannan; the mother of our three children: Lauren Brannan, Michael Brannan, and Daniel Brannan. I think tragedies and hardships can pull families together, but just as easily they can tear families apart.   This beautiful lady […]

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NYC Must See: Indian-American Literary Festival Oct. 22-25th

New York, N.Y. The Second Annual Indo-American Arts Council Literary Festival opens this month at Hunter College. KICK OFF Launch of Madhur Jaffrey’s Vegetarian India. October 22nd, 2015. 7-9 pm Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, NYC Tickets: $25; IAAC Members & Hunter College Students/Staff w/ID $20 About the Author Madhur Jaffrey is the author of […]

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Opening of Academic Building at Tibetan Orphanage in India

Tawang, India.  The incredible opening of the Academic Building of Manjushree Tibetan Orphanage in Tawang took place on 10am of September 21, 2015. All 254 children, teachers, villagers, monks, officials, and international guests gathered to celebrate.          Architectural rendering of the new academic building at Manjushree. The Opening Ceremonies vibrated with Tibetan culture that very much […]

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Mouse: Technology with Purpose – Nearly 20 Years of Excitement

New York, N.Y.  For nearly 20 years, Mouse has empowered students to realize their full potential—and the potential of technology—to solve real problems and make meaningful change in our communities and the world. “I built a robot to help pick up trash on the sidewalks in my Lower East Side neighborhood.” “We made digital diaries, […]

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Obama Salutes Student-Led Action Day on Climate Change

Chicago, IL. Students at over 50 universities across the country rallied for the first ever “KNOW TOMORROW Day of Action”—a major national movement that united thousands of college students, activists, civic leaders, corporations and celebrities to take action on climate change. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel with Know Tomorrow Students at De Paul University.  Photo Credit: […]

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New YouTube Series #NoHomo by Nelson Moses Lassiter

New York, N.Y.  Nelson Moses Lassiter’s new original comedic series launched on YouTube two weeks ago has already reached over 30,000 views. This is his narrative directorial debut. The show, #NoHomo, is about two straight guys who pose as gay men to try and pick up girls. Nelson communicated with The Stewardship Report. He said: […]

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Highlight of Week: Avec Plaisir: Ceremonies of Love & Desire

New York, N.Y. France’s most notorious dominatrix, 85-year-old Catherine Robbe-Grillet, makes a rare appearance at FIAF for the first talk of our Sex and Seduction series. Get a fascinating glimpse inside the secret ceremonies and sadomasochistic rites of Madame and her companion/submissive Beverly Charpentier through film excerpts and a talk moderated by author and journalist […]

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UNICEF Proposes Fund for Education in Emergencies

New York, N.Y. Two senior United Nations officials today proposed the establishment of a humanitarian fund for education in emergencies that would offer millions of the world’s displaced children their first chance of schooling, as well as bridge the gap between relief assistance and development aid. Girls in Damascus, Syria, shown in their classroom with […]

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Marietta Ranked Seventh Highest Valued College in Nation

Marietta, OH.  A Marietta College education goes well beyond the 44 majors, 18 varsity sports, 100-plus student organizations, study abroad opportunities and countless internships — those tangible elements Marietta markets to prospective and current students. Current students, alumni, faculty and staff all know that it’s the combination of those things, as well as academic and […]

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U.N.: Refugee Sea Arrivals in Greece Approach 400,000

New York, N.Y.  The United Nations refugee agency said today that, despite adverse weather conditions, refugee and migrant arrivals in Greece this year are expected to hit the 400,000 mark soon. Volunteers help newly-arrived refugees on 28 September 2015, as they disembark from a large rubber boat, on the shores near the town of Mithymna, […]

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Social Entrepreneur Reframes The Perception of Black Men

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President’s Statement on the Shooting in Oregon (Video)

Gandhi’s Dedication to Non-Violence Remains Example for All

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