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Andrew Lenoir

Blog Entries by Andrew Lenoir

The Liberator: 3D Printing and the Pirate's Dilemma

(31) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 5:13 PM

The first time I illegally downloaded anything, I was nine. I was sitting with my father in his office on the 102nd floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center. It was bring your child to work day, and having heard some of the hype from my elementary...

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Dissent and the Digital Natives

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2011 | 8:06 AM

If you're reading this right now, you're probably already aware of how dramatic the effect of the Internet has been on American life. Email and paying bills online threaten the future of Postal Service and friendships are maintained not by mutual effort but by billion dollar conglomerates. One need only...

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9/11 Victim's Son Reflects On 10-Year Anniversary

(3) Comments | Posted September 9, 2011 | 5:42 PM

The first week of school is always hard. There's the adjustment back into academic routine, the planning out of one's goals and schedule, and then there are the reminders that time continues forward -- unfeeling and unstoppable. The start of each new school year has been an especially difficult experience...

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Middlebury Students Ensure A Garden Flourishes In The Bronx

(5) Comments | Posted September 2, 2011 | 3:40 PM

NEW YORK -- When the Bronx Academy of Letters opened in 2006, its aging building was part school and part machine shop.

"We're a school that wasn't even supposed to be here," said Principal Anna Hall, 35, who began as the school's first teacher.

The South Bronx is the poorest...

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Scott Dixon, IndyCar Champion, Reads To Kids At Start Of New School Year

(2) Comments | Posted August 25, 2011 | 11:50 AM

When not winning races, IndyCar champion Scott Dixon reads to his two-year-old daughter Poppy. Her favorite books are “Goodnight Moon” and the Clifford series, but Dixon likes to read her stories about the birds of New Zealand. He's a kiwi, after all.

This afternoon, Dixon will read to a group...

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Jobless College Graduates Struggle Under Ongoing Recession

(449) Comments | Posted July 8, 2011 | 3:44 PM

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NEW YORK -- Seventy-five job applications. Forty cover letters. Twelve interviews. Zero job offers.

Since graduating from Wellesley College four years ago, Kayla Calkin, 25, has yet to get a break.

In May, Calkin completed a master's degree in...

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