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April 2008

Written By: daveski on April 27, 2008 1 Comment

An article in today’s NY Times, “Her Dream, Branded as a Threat,” relates the story of Debbie Almontaser, who created a public Arabic-English bilingual school in New York city, the Khalil Gibran International Academy, only to be forced to resign shortly after. While offering few insights into the actual role of the Arabic language […]

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Written By: scoobyrex247 on April 27, 2008 1 Comment

Before I begin I would just like to say that I am writing from my personal experience and opinion. I make no claims that what I am about to write is true, I simply offer some facts of what I noticed throughout my 4 years in college as a English language learner (ELL), first […]

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Written By: jhcruz on April 27, 2008 No Comment

Race has once again become an issue in America. By saying this I do not mean to imply that race was ever not an issue in America. On the contrary, I argue that race has always been an issue in this country and that we have been ignoring it. We have done so with happy […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on April 2, 2008 3 Comments

It was in the nineties in India that the word “globalization” started seeping into my daily discourse. The word gripped a nation which was reeling with continuing political uncertainties, civil strife, terrorism, and social and economic problems. It was upheld as a beacon of hope, the promise of economic and social salvation, the wondrous solution […]

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