Stamp-filled passports lay open. Much like a passport, the journey toward global citizenship is like collecting stamps — gathering diverse perspectives in the pursuit of a holistic worldview. The globe has 195 countries, 19,495 cities and 7.753 billion people. With a world population that large, global citizenship may be a hard concept to comprehend. However, those who take … [Read more...] about What is Global Citizenship?
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Photo by Megan Williams Ingredients: (Makes two portions) 1 Cup White Rice, cooked 2 Tbsp Sesame Oil 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cubed ¼ Sweet Onion, diced ½ Bunch of Green Onions, chopped 3 Whole Eggs, beaten 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced 2 Tsp White Pepper Powder 2 Tsp Five Spice Powder 2 Tsp Fresh Ground Black Pepper Directions: 1) Heat … [Read more...] about Chicken Fried Rice
History Professor Stewart Davenport and his wife, Mary, pose with their 4-year-old daughter, Shiloh. Photo by Megan Williams It was early morning on July 11, 1958 when Virginia sheriffs took a couple into custody because they were in an interracial relationship, thus breaking the law. Richard and Mildred Loving had been dating for a few years prior, but just five weeks before … [Read more...] about Love Knows No Bounds
Senior Pia Anderson works with children in Puerto Vallarta as a part of her nonprofit organization, Para Ti Global. Anderson founded this organization with her brother, Luke, to aid communities in Mexico and the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Para Ti Global “Esto es para ti.” This is for you. These are the words from a young Mexican boy in 2014 that have stuck with Pia … [Read more...] about Serving or Saving: What Factors Drive Service to Others