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Media Monday: Inspiring Olympians

The Olympics are an opportunity for athletes from around the world to showcase their elite talents, abilities, and skills in front of TV audiences of billions of people. They are exciting, awe-inspiring, and fascinating to watch. This Media Monday showcases Olympians that deserve the spotlight for something more than just their athletic abilities. Click on… Continue reading Media Monday: Inspiring Olympians

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Social Justice Hero of the Week, JFK

Social Justice Hero of the Week: President John F Kennedy In the last few weeks our country has seen the national conventions for both major political parties, so it seems only fitting that this week focuses on one of our past Commander in Chiefs. While John F Kennedy’s presidency was filled with radical ideas, his… Continue reading Social Justice Hero of the Week, JFK

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That Good Info Friday (TGIF): Voting

This Friday's good info is a little different. Instead of focusing on one topic, we're tackling one giant topic: Voting. The best info is that since we are on a college campus, we are all old enough to vote! No matter what side you're on, voting is important because it is a way to be… Continue reading That Good Info Friday (TGIF): Voting

Humans of Cortina

Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Muth

Our second alumni spotlight features Andrew Muth, who lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Check out a glimpse into his life as a liberation whatever! Cortina Community: Tell us a little about yourself, including details about your career, family, volunteering, and anything else you would like to share. Andrew Muth: I graduated from Creighton in 2008 and worked as… Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Muth

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Media Monday: A Different Perspective

Perhaps some of you are familiar with what I call the YouTube spiral: you get online with the intent to watch just one video, but you get distracted by the suggested videos on the side of the one you are watching and, before you know it, you have taken up quite a bit of time… Continue reading Media Monday: A Different Perspective

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Social Justice Hero of the Week – Jackie Robinson

In honor of baseball’s recent all-star game, as well as the #blacklivesmatter movement, this week focuses on Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player in Major League Baseball. Robinson is famous for breaking down the color barrier in baseball, heralding the end of racial segregation in the big leagues. Robinson had an exceptional career, appearing 6… Continue reading Social Justice Hero of the Week – Jackie Robinson

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Social Justice Hero of the Week: Malala

Social Justice Hero of the Week: Malala Yousafzai “I'm not a character like Rapunzel or Cinderella; my story looks like any other.” These are words that only someone who’s story is distinctly different could say, right? Someone who, perhaps, is the youngest ever Nobel Prize laureate, or who is almost single-handedly responsible for fighting for… Continue reading Social Justice Hero of the Week: Malala

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Media Monday: A Thought Provoking Take on Patriotism

This week's Media Monday features someone that might not be the first person that comes to your mind when you hear "social justice warrior": professional wrestler John Cena. He recently teamed up with Love Has No Labels, an organization that celebrates diversity and challenges bias and prejudice, to make a Fourth of July message for its "We… Continue reading Media Monday: A Thought Provoking Take on Patriotism

Humans of Cortina

Alumni Spotlight: Dan Runco

Happy Wednesday everyone and welcome to the first Alumni Spotlight! We reached out to Cortina alumni and asked them to answer a few questions about themselves and their experience in Cortina. We hope you enjoy these little glimpses into the lives of past Cortina members! Without further ado, our first Alumni Spotlight is about Dan… Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Dan Runco