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8 Inspiring “AmBadAssadors” Who Changed the World

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Let’s face it: 2016 was a whirlwind of sobering events. From a shocking election outcome to the appalling social injustices in Aleppo and beyond, there’s been plenty of tragedy to bemoan, and plenty of sorrow to last a lifetime. Through...

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Am I Really All That Great? Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

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I’ve met, throughout my years of working and traveling abroad, hundreds of talented men and women with unparalleled skills, class, and intelligence. Even still, many of them are plagued with nagging inner voices that demean their good work, and constantly...

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Cyberculture & Netiquette: Does Internet “Culture” Exist?

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In 1973, cultural studies scholar Stuart Hall created the encoding/decoding model of communication to explain the way we produce and consume the media. He theorized that audience members relied on their social contexts—race, gender, and sexuality, for instance—to “decode” messages...

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