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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

Community, Uncategorized

Letters to a Future Young Cortinian: “Who am I and whom shall I become?”

My dearest Cortinian, “Who am I? And whom shall I become?” This is a question that has come to the hearts and minds of every single person I know. We are on a constant quest to know the path in which we belong, but thankfully God doesn’t tell us. He instead guides us, and lets… Continue reading Letters to a Future Young Cortinian: “Who am I and whom shall I become?”

Miscellaneous, Uncategorized

Tuesday Newsday [12.4.12]

It's time for Tuesday Newsday, late night edition! Primetime, if you will. Let's get informed. Local News Nebraska accidentally gave the Omaha public school district 6.3 million dollars too much last year. Oops. They are now deducting the money from this year's budget. A UNO research team recently completed a report of the economic impact… Continue reading Tuesday Newsday [12.4.12]

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Wednesday’s “What’s going on in the world?”

Hello lovely people! It's Wednesday and these are some of the things that are going on in our big world. Tonight's blog is inspired by a quick dinner that I shared with friends in Brandeis earlier. We talked about the large amount of privilege that we enjoy as college students at Creighton and it got… Continue reading Wednesday’s “What’s going on in the world?”

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Tuesday Newsday [9.25.12]

Good morning! I hope your week is off to a wonderful start. There is a lot happening in Omaha, the nation, and the world. Let's check out some highlights. Local News: A debate on cigarette tax that could really affect local business: http://www.wowt.com/news/headlines/Liquor-Law-Cigarette-Tax-Up-For-Debate-171129551.html Depending on your ethical frame work, either an improvement or pointless move… Continue reading Tuesday Newsday [9.25.12]

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Advocacy Alerts

Here are this week's advocacy alerts by way of the CCSJ Advocacy Team! Sustainability Sierra Club Victory for America's Arctic! Shell Oil has been forced to abandon its plans to drill in the Polar Bear Seas this year! From not meeting its Clean Air permits to a damaged oil spill containment dome, Shell showed that… Continue reading Advocacy Alerts

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To Know is to Be Changed

"We want a kind of knowledge that eliminates mystery and puts us in charge of an object-world. Above all, we want to avoid a knowledge that calls for our own conversion. We want to know in ways that allow us to convert the world--but we do not want to be known in ways that require… Continue reading To Know is to Be Changed