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Monday, June 27th, 2005

Culture: Balinese Eclipse of the Heart

by Marie Turks It was 5:25 p.m. when I stepped off the plane, and a breeze, like an ice-cream-covered kiss from my three-year-old niece, greeted me. A tear formed and crept from my eye as I grasped that I would have a mere six days in Bali, so short a time. I had not even

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Culture: Africa: Anything Goes On Safari In Africa

by Julie Ferro Safari camps are clean, found in attractive areas, and, in some cases, the word luxuriant would not be an inappropriate description of them. Located in scenic areas not far from game reserves and national...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Culture: The Holiday After-Shopping Party

by Stephanie Block ’Twas two weeks before Christmas, and wouldn’t you know? The Fillmore Street merchants were planning their show. Jazz musicians were diggin’ it, and tuning their pipes, While the boulevard’s trees got dressed with white...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Culture: Florence, Italy: Mistaken Identity

by Rochelle Hensley Day One Picture it: A not-bad-looking, young, adventurous black female tourist walks down a little cobblestone road somewhere in the middle of Florence. That woman was me. Map in hand, I eagerly made my...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Culture: Hanukah, Festival of Lights

by Stephanie Block Hanukkah, Hanukah, Chanukah… what are you? Are you more than just a Christmas consolation prize? The Jews must really be G-d’s Chosen People if they get eight whole days of presents, am I right?...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Culture: Jesus Christ Happy Birthday!

December is the party child of the Gregorian calendar. With Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, and New Years Eve, we would think that the Son of God would have chosen a less busy month to be born. But,...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Croatia: Journey to the Sea

by Thuc Nguyen In April of 1998, I walked past a travel agency in South London that advertised cheap plane tickets to Croatia. I had been in England for over half a year and needed to spend...

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