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2018 NWP Midwest Conference: Writing to Learn.  Learning to Write.

Having never been to Madison, Wisconsin I did not anticipate such a beautiful city nestled upon an isthmus between the lakes Mendota and Monona.  In this place, all roads lead to the capitol building where colorful food trucks and various … Continue reading

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Passions Are Powerful Conductors of the Future

After a tumultuous semester battling pneumonia and the recurrence of my mother’s cancerous tumor, I packed up my Hope College memorabilia and returned to my hometown, parental rules, and the familiar pink shag carpet my eleven-year-old self had loved.  I … Continue reading

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