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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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The Vicious Cycle of the Contemporary College Student

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You may be stuck in a cycle familiar to many university students. Learn to recognize the signs of this cycle, and make 2017 the year you finally do that thing you said you would. It’s a new year, why not try something new?

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The Spring Semester Survival Guide: Six Tips and Tricks to Keep You on Track!

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Another new year means another new semester! From buying an old fashioned agenda to letting your employer know your schedule, keep yourself on track with our spring semester survival guide. 

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Comic Guide: 5 Tips to Survive Your First Week of University

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New experiences can be scary. The transition from high school to university can be tough, especially when you go from a class of 30 to a class of 200. In this comic strip blog post, Linnea offers her top five tips for kicking first day jitters to the curb. 

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SWIFT Institute Student Challenge 2017: Cybersecure Banking

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The SWIFT Institute, global provider of secure financial messaging services is hosting a challenge open to all post-secondary students studying at Canadian Universities:  SWIFT’s Student Challenge.  

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My Racing Readers Journey

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In the short amount of time I volunteered with Racing Readers, I learned a lot about myself. I also realized how much of an influence I could potentially have on others, which pushed me to be even better. This is my journey with the Racing Readers program.  

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The Cover Letter Blind Date

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We’ve all been there, wanting to impress our cute blind date -- feeling great in the moments when the conversation flows – and not so much in the moments when it stalls out.

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Where Are They Now? Profile: Eric Cai

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SFU alumnus, Eric Cai provides his insights and reflections of the journey to work after graduation, discussing challenges faced and goals reached along the way. 

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