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Character is How You Treat Those That Can Do Nothing For You

Reemphasis on Local Advertising, the Etownian

Organizing Elizabethtown College Open Houses

Elizabethtown College Momentum Schedule

Student Teaching, 7th Grade English, Landisville Middle School, Landisville, PA

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How using Podio can bring about a genuine liberal arts experience

1st March 2012 by Ross

It seems that every small, private liberal arts college in the country is currently trying to set itself apart from the competition by touting its many majors, interdisciplinary experiences, and student-to-faculty ratio as reasons not to go to a larger state institution. Sure, most of these schools truly do provide a tight-knit student-faculty relationship, and many have so many majors that some of the areas of concentration graduate less than five students every year. However, can any of these colleges really call their departments interdisciplinary? Read more…

Will you be able to play Angry Birds the next time you hail a taxi in NYC?

21st February 2012 by Ross

This afternoon, Mashable ran a story that quickly growing start-up Square is proposing the installment of iPads in New York City taxies to the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission. The iPads would replace the currently consumer-loathed offering, Taxi TV, and would open up possibilities for many major app providers on the iPad, such as Foursquare, Twitter, and of course Square.
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Apologizing may be the hardest thing to do

11th February 2012 by Ross

I don’t think I am alone in saying that admitting you’re wrong is one of the most difficult things, especially when that admission is public in the form of a printed apology. It’s even worse when the apology is half-hearted. I had to deal with this problem over the course of the last week, as an editorial I wrote for the Etownian had one line that was misconstrued that dealt with racism and a prominent ex-faculty member on the College campus.

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