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The Long Walk

My Crazy is just like that. Except, when you do finally finish the test, hand it in, sprint from the exam room, grab your book bag and run outside . . . there is no relief. There is no relaxation. You feel no different. You’re…

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4 Replies · Reply by Austin Jeschke Oct 5, 2016

One Shot at Forever

“Sweet, however, refused to engage in corporal punishment or intimidation. As he liked to say, ‘If you do it right, you don’t need the hammer.’” (27)

The way teachers taught 50 years ago was much…

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4 Replies · Reply by Joe Eberle Oct 5, 2016

Drive

“Goals may cause systemic problems for organization due to narrow focus, unethical behavior, increased risk taking, decreased cooperation, and decreased intrinsic motivation” (51).…

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4 Replies · Reply by Elijah Dirkx Oct 5, 2016

War - "Fear"

“The Korengal Valley is sort of the Afghanistan of Afghanistan: too remote to conquer, too poor to intimidate, too anonymous to buy off. The Soviets never made it past the mouth of the valley and the Taliban don't dare to go in…

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7 Replies · Reply by Koby Paulsen Oct 5, 2016

Evicted

As Matthew Desmond stated, “Poverty was a relationship, I thought, involving poor and rich people alike. To understand poverty, I needed to understand that relationship. This sent me researching to a process that bound poor and…

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4 Replies · Reply by Samantha Lynn Cruz Oct 5, 2016