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What Makes Eric Wetlaufer The Highly Respected Journalist That He Is?

Whenever I speak to kids about their career choices I always tell me that the best approach which they can have is to be inspired by people who are already successful in the career that they would like to have. In light of this today I want to talk about the brilliant Eric Wetlaufer, a highly respected journalist who writes for a local paper here in Wesson ad has also contributed to global publications. After a quick email exchange I caught up with Eric recently for a frank conversation about his career and how he got to where he is.…

Andrew Curran Wesleyan Professor on How to Encourage your Students to Debate

I have known Andrew Curran Wesleyan professor and all round good guy for over 40 years, from our humble beginnings in New Haven, Hartford, CT, thorough our university days and beyond. We took different paths after college and Andrew went back to education and became a phenomenal university professor. Andrew and I have always loved debates and even know we still get into it about topical events such as a recent lawsuit, political decision or even conflicts around the world, albeit via email. I spoke to Andrew recently about what advice he has for high school teachers when it comes…

Planning a San Francisco Architectural Group Tour

Are you an architecture student, architect, or someone who enjoys seeing beautiful building? And are you part of a group interested in going to San Francisco to see the amazing architecture there? Well you and your group are making a great choice of cities for this endeavor. San Francisco boasts some of the US’s most distinct architectural landscapes, with many recognized the world over as having set trends for some of today’s most recognized building styles. So whether you’re planning an architectural tour for your class, or other group, this post will outline what you need to know to make…

How Effective Is Real Time Weather Data in Protecting Communities?

In an age when weather patterns are becoming less predictable and more extreme, early notification and crisis management plans are more essential than ever. Cities and towns across the country depend on accurate real-time weather software and other technology to alert citizens of an impending threat. While every weather event is different, one constant remains in all emergency situations: time. Advances in Prediction Analytics Most municipalities have plans in place to deal with major weather events, but those are only as effective as the early warning system. Fortunately, with advances in real-time lightning tracking and radar, communities have more time…

Choosing Careers With Confidence

When you’re making decisions about subjects to study, whether at university, or as choices for your GCSEs or A-Levels, it helps you to have a career in mind. An overarching aim makes it simpler to break down all the choices you have to make between where you are now and achieving that objective into simple decisions that can advance your cause or hinder it – so for example if the career you’ve picked is Accountancy, it helps you choose A Levels that make achieving that goal more likely: maths based subjects will help you, a full slate of humanities might…

5 Easy-Breezy Tips to Prepare Your Kids for School

Seeing your kids growing every day is a bittersweet experience. Of course you are excited and happy to see them grow but at the same time you feel scared and protective of them especially that they will soon be exposed to the world. Slowly, you can’t help but to let go of them. Many parents surely feel this way during the big milestones in their children’s life. One of the biggest leap is when the kid starts kindergarten, primary school, then after a few years, college. Going to school for the first time is indeed a major change in a child’s routine and definitely a big milestone in their life. As a parent, you should guide…

How To Grow Your Court Reporting Career

You chose a career as a court reporter for the breadth of opportunities it provides, but now after a few years you’re starting to feel a bit stale and stagnant. This is completely normal. Choose any profession and talk to anyone who has been working in it for a few years and you’ll meet people who are wanting and looking for more. In fact, we’re excited that you’re a court reporter who wants more from their job and career. You see court reporting as more than a job but as a vocation and something that allows you to make a…

Working on the Front Line

Work on the front line can mean a number of things, but today we’re talking about the UK welfare state – a catch-all term for a number of different closely related services including social work, the NHS and the criminal justice system. All of these different services have a broad spread of different workers behind the doctors, social workers, and barristers to help keep the wheels turning, from administrators to procurement officers but today we’re looking at those on the front line, outside offices dealing with people every day. Criminal Justice You would expect the justice system to be overwhelming…

The Best Back-To-School Essentials For Dorm Life

As sad as it may be for many of you, the return to college life is just around the corner and now is the time that you need to start getting yourself prepared for the new year. We still have a little bit of time of course, which gives you more than enough opportunities to get prepared, and buy your back to school stuff now. If you are moving into a new dorm then this is even more important so we have out together a quick list of essentials which you will need for your college days. Coat-hangers Coat-hangers are…

How to File a Truck Accident Claim

Being involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler or other oversized vehicle can be terrifying. These types of vehicles can cause much more harm than smaller vehicles, and if you get into a crash with one while you’re in a smaller vehicle, you may suffer injuries or have your car totaled. If you do find yourself in an accident with a truck, you need to be sure to follow some specific steps to file a truck accident claim in order to receive compensation for any injuries or other losses you suffered as a result. In his article, “How to File…