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Mike Trivella NEW Oct 2011 A Different Pair of Shades Mike Trivella | University of Notre Dame What do a Bosnian genocide and an ancient philosopher have to do with anything? I think that in a strange way they both relate to the mission that the founders of NextGen set out to achieve. Our perspective isn't always the best, and we have to try on other shades.
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headshot maeve wall On Mental Health, Come Out of the Woodwork Maeve Wall | Northwestern University One of my classmates at Northwestern, Alyssa Weaver, tragically committed suicide last week. The experience shows the importance of talking about mental health, especially on campus. It's time that we all came out of the woodwork.
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Dan Gorman All Good Things…. Dan Gorman | University of Rochester I don’t have definite answers for solving the toughest problems we face. However, I am absolutely certain that we members of the next generation can tackle these issues, if we start thinking critically now, and if we remain open to innovation and compassion.
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Lauren Manescu NEW The Pros and Cons of Formula One in Austin Larisa Manescu | University of Texas- Austin The FIA Formula One World Championship is a huge deal, and the fact that it was held in Austin was a topic of business opportunity and excitement to some. But it also came with major environmental and human costs.
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Haley Samela, IDEAL magazine editor. Foreign Education: Why Experience Matters More than Cost Hayley Samela | London College of Communication Sitting in my freshman art history class and studying textbook images of ancient structures I had already seen in person, like Greece’s Parthenon, I thought, “How silly that our education is in a classroom, when all one has to do is travel outside."
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Ben Seidman headshot How Can Democrats and Republicans Move Forward Post-Election? Ben Seidman | University of Michigan With the election over, our generation is looking towards the most pressing issues that will face America going forward. If both sides can recognize this, maybe one unthinkable concept- actually working together- might become more feasible.
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Dan Gorman How to Give The Best Presentations Dan Gorman | University of Rochester Most college students will have to give a public presentation at some point in their academic career. Two months ago, I was invited to deliver a lecture on the history of American popular music, and it taught me a great deal about how to deliver a quality lecture.
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Losing our Religion?

A new survey shows that a growing percentage of young Americans self-identify as religiously unaffiliated- but many previously identified with a specific faith.

Where Will the Youth Vote Matter Most?

We know the 18-29 year old demographic will be critical in 2012, but what states might see the largest impact? A strong case for why Colorado might lead the list.

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