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26May, 2016

Why You Should Plan to Celebrate Memorial Day

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day
For a lot of people, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer and the end of the school year. There’s a lot more significance to the day than simply vacation time. The holiday, which is always observed on the last Monday in May, has its origins in …

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17May, 2016

Brookeville Church: Bringing Together Four Faiths

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Brookeville Church

Brookeville Church
Families used to grow up in the same church, and it was practically the end of the world if a child came home with a fiancé from another faith. Today, it isn’t such a big deal, but it still can be difficult to get multiple faiths together at h…

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03May, 2016

Benefits of Volunteering in Your Community

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Woman cleaning up trash left on the beach

Volunteering
April has been designated as National Volunteer Month. Technically, it’s a reminder to organizations to thank the volunteers who serve, but it can be a reminder about volunteering. Everyone lives such busy lives today that it might be hard to find ti…

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28Apr, 2016

Analyzing How to Achieve Happiness With Science

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Woman expressing happiness in the woods

Happiness
The researchers with Match.com used the aggregate data of users of the app to understand what aspects of their lifestyle made them happy. In other words, they looked at the correlation between habits and personal contentment. They found eight different th…

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26Apr, 2016

Understanding the Need for State Religious Freedom Acts

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Bible set on top of American flag

Religious Freedom
The big news in the LGBT community over the past couple of weeks has been the religious freedom laws in Georgia, North Carolina, and Mississippi. In each state, bills were introduced into the legislature to protect businesses and individuals who d…

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21Apr, 2016

Organ Donation: Could You Save a Life?

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A can labeled donation with a heart being dropped in

Organ Donation
When most people think of April, they think of spring, Easter, and prom. In the United States, April is designated as National Poetry Month, Arab American Heritage Month, and Donate Life Month. Donate Life Month is when the Coalition on Donation brin…

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19Apr, 2016

Earth Day: Almost 50 Years of Clean Air and Water

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Rendering of a heart-shaped earth for earth day

Earth Day
In 1971, Dr. Seuss published “The Lorax,” which was kind of a fable about the toxicity of corporate greed and its effect on nature. Those who grew up reading Dr. Seuss may not realize the book’s message came out of a personal anger in the author. Un…

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