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The Transformation of Gary

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. Yogi Berra Gary is the work-study kid that works in my office. Gary looks wholesome, sports a crew-cut, is remarkably good-natured, affable and earnest. He looks 14 although he is a sophomore in the business program – so he is probably […]

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Preparing for the Job and Internship Fair Experience

When I received an email from the Career Development Center (CDC) for the Job and Internship Fair, I was excited, but when I saw the list of companies attending the fair I was nervous. The registered companies included names like Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Target, Verizon Wireless, Diesel, Mohegan Sun and many more. I wondered how to […]

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Wondering what to do on Valentine’s Day? Don’t know where to take your significant other?

Attend the Majors Fair! This will be an excellent opportunity to learn about the various majors at UNH. Whether you are exploring majors or want to add another major or minor to your current program, this is the place for you! Faculty from most majors will be on hand to answer your questions and provide […]

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Bogosity Alert!!!!

Bogosity Alert! Bogosity Alert! Wait till I tell you about who’s coming to sleepy good ol’ U. N. of H.:  the wares this man is peddling are inherently suspect– and that’s the reason for the alert. On the other hand, there’s a good chance he’ll blow your mind. Bruce Bueno de Mesquita will lecture here […]

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The Daily Grind Ends…for now.

For the past week, I have had the fortune of sitting front row at the 2012 Republican National Convention. It was interesting, frustrating and at times, amusing. (Clint Eastwood, I’m looking at you.) But one of the downsides of being an intern for CNN, a major news organization is you rarely have time to blog. […]

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It’s raining…political chaos?

  Conventions are hardly an easy business. Especially for lowly interns like me who are running around like chickens without heads. First things first, it is bad enough that the Republican Party seems to suffer from Stockholm syndrome when it comes to hurricanes. They seem to love them, going so far to make it their […]

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The Daily Grind: Ms. Quartey Goes to Tampa

Tampa is a vibrant and very diverse city that really seems alight with anticipation. There is sense that something big is always lurking around the corner. Maybe it has to do with the fact that I reside in a hotel four minutes away from where Governor Mitt Romney will be delivering his acceptance speech for […]

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The Daily Grind….Speech me!

  Another day, another early morning but that is the nature of the political world. The day was shorter than yesterday, involving more emphasis on speeches and less on the logistics and minutia of The Washington Center internship. For starters, there was a two person discussion between former Congressmen Mickey Edwards who now serves as […]

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The Daily Grind: Formalities and Icebreakers…

To say that I was busy on the first day of The Washington Center Seminar would be an understatement. Overwhelming would be the apropos word to describe my experience. For one thing, the day started incredibly early and ended at 7:30pm. But the events that took place in between are what really matter. For starters, […]

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