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DCBRP 2016

GMOs Pick Up a HUGE W!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/06/29/more-than-100-nobel-laureates-take-on-greenpeace-over-gmo-stance/ A couple weeks ago I was ranting to Sam and Will about how GMOs are amazing and have already done so much good for the world yet there was far from a consensus on their viability and that many still resorted to scare tactics to make people avoid eating them. Admittedly I’d never really done …

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I’m starting to really love my placement and everything it entails. For starters, I’m becoming more comfortable with my coworkers and I’m feeling more comfortable making jokes with both my coworkers and the people who I interact with in the community. The culture around the office is very similar to that of a family where Zach …

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Week 2 :~)

My first two weeks have already come to a close and I’m really enjoying myself. I work at Friends of Parkside which is an organization that works tirelessly to provide services for residents of the Parkside Villages housing neighborhood as well as for other residents on the east side of Detroit. I’m working almost exclusively …

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Week One Blog

Dear Moustafa, You’re the man. You had your suspicions before, but now that you’ve been confirmed as a Boy Scout leader those suspicions have turned into an unshakeable certainty. All kidding aside, I’m really excited for this summer. I hope to be a very productive member of the Friends of Parkside Team and to help establish …

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Week 1 Entry

Dear Sydney, I hope move-in went well for you and your peers. I’m sure mom and dad didn’t make it easy on you, but I know you survived. How is your room and what do you think of your suitemates? I’m sure it is nice and they are wonderful ladies. Are you excited for the …

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