Articles by: Megan Mauro
Sophomore English major with a minor in secondary education. Aspiring writer since birth and coffee aficionado.

Malala Yousafzai Wins Nobel Peace Prize for Work in Human Rights

November 7, 2014 1:10 am30 comments
Malala Yousafzai Wins Nobel Peace Prize for Work in Human Rights

In 2007, residents of the Swat Valley of Pakistan began to see some drastic changes to their everyday way of life—radio broadcasts issued threats of punishment to those who strayed from the Muslim tradition, and those threats became only more ominous with time. By the end of 2008, the Taliban […]

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Plus-Size Models Rock the Runway

October 21, 2014 7:00 pm40 comments
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons -- mafleen

Imagine you’re a little girl, and you have dreams of becoming a model in London Fashion Week. Your doctor says you’re a little “big for your age,” but you’re not quite sure what that means. Now, imagine you see images of beautiful women at Fashion Week: all lean legs and […]

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Racial Controversy Affects Best-Selling Author Nicholas Sparks

October 10, 2014 3:46 pm249 comments
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons -- Alfred Cunningham

Nicholas Sparks—author of The Notebook, Safe Haven, and many other sappy novels-turned-movies that we all hate to love or love to hate—has been accused of racism, anti-Semitism, and homophobia. Yikes. In 2006, Sparks founded The Epiphany School of Global Studies,a Judeo-Christian based prep school committed to “Love God and Your […]

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