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Suzanne Grandt

6 months ago

WOMEN'LEADERS SPOTLIGHT
STACEY ABRAMS

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Women Leaders Spotlight: Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams is an American politician, lawyer, voting rights activist, and author who inspires black women everywhere. She served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2007-2017. In 2018, she ran as the Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia. While she did not become ...

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Suzanne Grandt

6 months ago

The Ethics of Down in Outdoor Gear

Sleeping bags and parkas made with down linings are generally lighter and warmer than the equivalent products made with synthetic materials. Down is soft, eco-friendly, biodegradable, lightweight, and makes for excellent insulation. So why should anyone object to down insulation ...

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Suzanne Grandt

9 months ago

Caring for Your Pets During Winter Months

As wintertime approaches, many pet owners settle around the fireplace with their beloved companions. It's a time of giving, and as such, your furry friend deserves warm care to combat the freezing temperatures. · But not all that snows is sparkling. Gather around, pet owners, and ...

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Suzanne Grandt

9 months ago

ACTIVIST SPOTLIGHT
CORETTA SCOTT KING

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Activist Spotlight: Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King, the wife of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was a civil rights leader and activist for decades. From her earliest work at her husband’s side to her recent activism, King proved a leading light in the fight to create a better, fairer world. · Childhood ...

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Suzanne Grandt

10 months ago

ACTIVIST SPOTLIGHT
ELIZABETH GURLEY FLYNN

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Activist Spotlight: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, champion of labor and advocate for women’s rights, was born in August of 1890 in Concord, New Hampshire. She came from a family of activists and Irish nationalists.  · From an early age, Flynn dedicated herself to the socialist movement. She saw the Irish ...

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Suzanne Grandt

10 months ago

3 Reasons to Fight For a Global Wildlife Trade Ban

The global wildlife trade is a vast, multibillion-dollar industry, which has led to millions of animals being captured, killed, and trafficked every year. This awful practice places a great deal of pressure on thousands of species and is one of the leading factors endangering glo ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

Author and Activist Spotlight: Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay is one of the most influential and dynamic writers in America today. She’s known for her personal essays as much as she is for her academic work at universities like Purdue. Gay’s life story is also a great illustration of the American Dream, and evidence that it can s ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

Preparing
Your Home
for a Pet

Suzanne Grandt

Preparing Your Home for a Pet

Are you thinking of adopting a pet? They are a source of endless love and can bring cheer to any home. Some things should be taken into account, however, before you bring a pet into your house. · Space · How big is your house? It’s important to choose the right animal for the siz ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

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Extinct Animal Spotlight: Saber-Toothed Tiger

When most people think about the extinction of an animal species, the ones that have been most highlighted in the news are the ones that come to mind. There are, however, untold numbers of specials that go extinct that will never even be heard of. One of the reasons is that we do ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

Suzanne Grandt

Should You Foster
Animals During
COVID-19?

Should You Foster Animals During COVID-19?

Some states and cities have been closed for a few months now, and it seems that cabin fever has set in for just about everyone—even the hard-core introverts among us! For those living alone, social distancing measures make it difficult to feel truly connected with the world aroun ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

Picking the
Right Law
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Picking the Right Law School

The decision to attend a certain law school can significantly influence the career of an aspiring lawyer. With over 200 law schools available to applicants within the United States alone, figuring out where to apply is half the battle. · Still, in many ways, the decision to apply ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

What To Include In Your
Law School Application’s
Personal Statement

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What To Include In Your Law School Application’s Personal Statement

There are many components that comprise a solid law school application. One such element is a well-written and informative personal statement. To produce the best possible personal statement and earn your spot in law school, follow these tips. · Understanding The Importance Of A ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

The Benefits of Adopting Older Animals

The Benefits of Adopting Older Animals · Puppies and kittens are usually the first to be snatched up at animal shelters, which is great news for them! Unfortunately, older animals often sit in shelters for weeks, months, or even years waiting to be adopted. There’s really no good ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST SPOTLIGHT
JOAN DIDION

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Author and Activist Spotlight: Joan Didion

One of the marks of a truly gifted writer is the ability to turn from a novel writer to a respected journalist. Joan Didion is a writer that has accomplished this and much more. She’s been a novel writer, journalist, political activist, and cultural icon. Her influence has been s ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

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Extinct Animals Spotlight: Bluebuck

Like many species before it, the bluebuck species breathed its last at the turn of the 18th century. Though this large, beautiful animal was known to be in decline, European settlers to the plains of South Africa hunted this species to extinction. The last known bluebuck was sigh ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

Suzanne Grandt

PREPARING FOR
LAW SCHOOL

Preparing for Law School

Getting accepted into law school is an amazing achievement, but it’s only just the beginning of a long and challenging road to becoming a lawyer. Law school presents students with a much more advanced curriculum and workload than they experienced during their undergraduate progra ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

Suzanne Grandt

Extinct Animal Spotlight: Western Black Rhinoceros

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species, more than 28,000 species of animals across the world are in danger of becoming extinct. Among those is the black rhino. One type of black rhinoceros, the Western black rhino, has alr ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST SPOTLIGHT
MICHELLE OBAMA

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Author and Activist Spotlight: Michelle Obama

Former First Lady Michelle Obama serves as a shining example of service and activism for her fellow Americans. By the time she reached the White House, she already had accomplished a lot; before becoming the first African American First Lady of the United States, she was an Ivy L ...

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Suzanne Grandt

1 year ago

Little-Known Facts About the Supreme Court

Located at One First Street in Washington, D.C., is the Supreme Court Building. Nine justices, appointed by the President and confirmed by Senate, convene here to decide the highest-intensity cases in the United States. The group can be quite mysterious, so here are some little-k ...

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Suzanne Grandt

2 years ago

The Structure of the U.S. Court System

The U.S. court system is, much like the government, built upon hierarchy. The federal court system has three levels, each of which handles different levels of judicial review. Cases can move up through these levels, and only a select percent are taken on by the top level, the Sup ...

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