THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW In Which we Are Acosted by Scimitar-Wielding Melon-Salesmen
This is post #3 about my high school trip to Kairouan, Tunisia. See the previous two posts for the full story!
Our last day in Tunisia was our most exciting. But not necessarily for a good reason... Posted on 11/20/12 at 8:26 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Impressed With China
So did my year in China have me looking back with appreciation for its history and spirit? Or were the pollution and big government detractors of my enjoyment?
Days before I left to go to China... Posted on 10/20/12 at 11:40 AM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE All Day Fore Africa
When I was in high school, I don't think I could have found Rwanda on a world map.
I could have probably told you it was in Africa, but that was about it.
But a senior-to-be at Worthington High Sc... Posted on 6/21/12 at 10:18 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Thanks for telling us how to drive, (....)!
It is a site that none of us wanted to see after 2008, the year of the economic collapse. At about this time last year, we were dealing with $4 a gallon gas in a time span between Easter and Labor Day... Posted on 4/21/11 at 5:36 PM
MUTTERINGS OF A MINNESOTAN MUZUNGU Genocide:Everybody Loses.
A warning in regards to this blog: I will be describing my experiences at the Murambi Genocide Memorial. There are no images, but I feel it is necessary to convey the gravity of the genocide through ... Posted on 10/22/10 at 10:03 AM
Sibley man partners to grow pullets in Mozambique
SIBLEY, Iowa — When Daryl Bosma was broached in mid-2010 about being an investor in an egg-laying operation in rural Mozambique, in southeast Africa, he eagerly joined the business venture for two reasons: It could be a source of profit and, more importantly, it could aid people in that developing Third World country to become self-sufficient.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The family of a deceased college student from Africa is criticizing the police investigation that ruled his death accidental due to hypothermia, saying investigators played down possible evidence of foul play and misled the public.
Jackson woman studies transformation of the continent
JACKSON — How do you live alongside a million murderers?
Reconciliation and forgiveness have been key in Rwanda’s struggle to overcome the effects of the 1994 genocide, which killed nearly a million people — and resulted in a million people being charged with genocide-related crimes.
WORTHINGTON — Wayfarers who make the short journey down the stairs to the Nobles County Art Center will find themselves transported to another continent through a unique collection of “Everyday Art” — items collected over 30 years spent living and working in Africa.
WORTHINGTON — Gary and Candy Kellen have been blessed to travel before — past trips included sojourns in Europe, Mexico and Canada — but from Aug. 14 to Sept. 1 they left not only the Central Time Zone but also their comfort zones behind in a major way.
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