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Greek History by Bret McEvoy

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Greek History by Bret McEvoy Jul 21

From my upper-tier, center-right seat within the historic Epidaurus Ancient Theatre, I watched as the crowd slowly emerged from beneath the fairytale-looking panoply of trees to fill the seats surrounding me.  Collectively, we had arrived to this UNESCO World Heritage Site – initially constructed in the 4th century BCE – to enjoy a performance of Antigone, a Greek tragedy written by Sophocles around 442 BCE.   

Jul 21

Mental Health and Kashmir's Youth by Liam Flaherty

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Photo (left to right) top row: Tufts' Liam Flaherty, Ogul Girgin, Nora Nord, and Seth Gray. Bottom row: Healing Kashmir's Justine Hardy and Ritu Konsam

Jul 20

A day with Senator Shaheen by Thomas Lucic

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As part of my internship in Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s (D-NH) Washington, D.C. office, I had the opportunity to shadow Senator Shaheen for a day.

Jul 18

Civil-Mil Learning Experiences in South Africa by Ana Karen Manriquez Prado

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As the only civilian on this civil-military trip, my experiences this last week have led to shifts in perspectives and an appreciation of a military lingo that I'm still struggling to understand. I’ve learned more about the army and navy academies in the last few days, than I have in my 20 years of life.

Jul 18

Learning about Chinese-led development by Emily Ng

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In the developed world where news is often North American- or European-centric, learning about Chinese-led development has been a wonderful context change. “China has never been a heavy recipient of foreign aid,” the director of the office Yinuo Li told me and the other interns.

Jul 15

Attapadi by Nemmani Sreedhar

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“People come here and tell us what our problems are and how to solve them. No one has come to ask us what our pressing problems are” - A response we got from Shanti* when we asked her if anyone has come to ask her about the problems they faced.