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"I Am a Dumpster Diver, and I Eat Trash"

(79) Comments | Posted April 11, 2012 | 3:55 PM

By Nathan Pipenberg

If you stick your head into a dumpster, the first thing that you notice is the smell -- a delicious mix of rancid cooking oil, rotten fruits and mold.

When you jump all the way into a dumpster, you start thinking about what other people would think...

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Meeting A Supertramp

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2012 | 7:00 AM

I first met "Dan the Walking Man" in New York. We were both hiking on the Appalachian Trail and I was on the last mile of a 25-mile effort to get into town. I was hiking fast to get the day over with, so I had the chance to watch...

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Sexual Assault More Prevalent Than Many Think

(0) Comments | Posted April 5, 2012 | 10:07 AM

By Natalie Plumb

Rape, sexual assault and abuse do not discriminate. A survivor cannot predict his or her abuse and never asks for it. Often, too, a perpetrator at a college party has no intention of committing a crime punishable by years upon years behind bars. But he or she...

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Technology Killed Neighbors, Kindness

(2) Comments | Posted April 3, 2012 | 6:29 PM

By Jourdan Cole

Mr. Roger's famously asked at the end of every episode, "Won't you be my neighbor?" Today, the neighborhood is a dying idea of a society long past. It's just easier to connect via Internet communities and ignore the communities in our own backyards.

Technology is at our...

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Hipster Counterculture Not Unique

(10) Comments | Posted March 13, 2012 | 11:35 AM

By Nathan Pipenberg

Today I have to discuss hipsters, and I'll start off by saying that I know this will be a difficult task because I have yet to meet anyone who willingly describes themselves as such.

I don't even want to talk about hipsters, mostly because they know what...

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