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SHEA: The lost years

We have almost no information about Jesus’ life between his ages of 12 and 30. Some claim he continued with carpentry, while others believe he toured Europe, even making a stop at Glastonbury to play with Oasis. This period of time, one might think, is the most important stage of development in a person’s life, […]

GIESELMANN: Youth culture in China

Once again, I step onto a crowded subway train. The subway door beeps twice as a man hurries on during the last second. The doors close as the man squeezes in, creating a chain reaction that jostles everyone in a five-foot radius. I hold tightly onto the metal bar in an attempt to remain unmoved, […]

HOFBERG: Fred Phelps

On a beautiful coffee farm overlooking the beach in Maui, two of my best friends, John and Christopher, celebrated their love for one another surrounded by friends and family last summer. I have never met two people more madly in love with each other, and I have never been more honored to stand in a […]

MAHDI: 1500 to 2014

It was the year 1500, according to an article by BBC, one of the assistants to the Venetian ambassador to England observed English families that kept their children at home until they were about nine years old, before sending them off to perform menial labor tasks in other homes. Research showed this trend was the […]

RUTH: From sea to shining sea

The United States is a beautiful country, and there is no doubt about that. There is even a song that was inspired by its spacious skies, amber waves of grain, purple mountain majesties and fruited plain. In 2000, the California Coastal National Monument was established by President Bill Clinton to protect the islands, coastal bluffs, […]