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Bank of North Dakota

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Why am I writing about a bank in North Dakota, USA? Because this bank is a publicly owned bank which is the only established one in the US so far. This seemingly business related post is actually a post on civic engagement. How so? The Bank of North Dakota (BND) has a vision to “be helpful to and assist in the development of… financial institutions… within the State.”

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Count to 100: 100 Classrooms in Afghanistan

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During the Taliban regime, by law, girls in Afghanistan were not allowed to go to school and it was punishable by death. Even though this law was lifted, there is very limited access to schools and a proper education.

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Fresh Food and Farmers Markets: A Local Alternative

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Fresh berries, delicious jams and honeys, and a variety of vegetables; it’s that time of year again when farmers markets start cropping up all around the city.

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Wandering through the Ridiculous Darkness

Communication, Art and Technology

What one fourth-year student discovered while wandering through the Ridiculous Darkness, searching for the right path in life, theatre, and the pursuit of happiness.

By: Diane Bartosh 70 reads | 0 comments
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Self-Care Strategies Part III: How I Unwind

Self-Care Strategies

The Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office’s Active Bystander Network volunteers to tell us what they do to ensure their self-care is well maintained. 

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Self-Care Strategies Part II: Being Kind to Myself

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The Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office’s Active Bystander Network volunteers to tell us what they do to ensure their self-care is well maintained. 

By: Rumneek Johal 538 reads | 0 comments
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Self-Care Strategies Part I: Setting Healthy Boundaries

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Crucial for your physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing, self-care is the constant repetition of mostly small acts and habits that keep you functioning as a whole, healthy human. Here is how Joe is going to be practicing self-care through the holidays. 

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How to Satisfy Your Inner Activist

I am Able

When people think about social justice, they think of things like protests or hunger strikes, but the options don’t end there.  These volunteer organizations can help you satisfy your inner activist.

 

 

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Do You Fear Working in Software?

Co-op

I used to be afraid of applying for software related co-ops, let alone working in software development/testing environments. In this article, I am going over my journey about how I overcame that fear and got into a software co-op.

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How Volunteering Can Help You: With Tony Botelho and Albert Fung

I am Able

Tony Botelho and Albert Fung of SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services explore the benefits of volunteering for students with and without disabilities.

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