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Who Was St. Patrick…And Why Do We Celebrate Him?

March 17 is a day full of green: green beer, green cabbage (and corned beef), green shamrocks and green clothing (sometimes worn by leprechauns). For many people it’s a day to gather at local pubs and bars to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint. But why do we celebrate this man, on this day, with this color–and lots of beer? Who was St. Patrick? Continue Reading →

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness: How to Help Prevent This Epidemic (Op-Ed)

Between sixth and twelfth grades is when violent behavior will begin in intimate relationships, and one in three teenagers will be in an abusive, unhealthy relationship by the time they finish high school. Females between the ages of 16 and 24 are three times more likely to be abused by an intimate partner. Continue Reading →

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