The Speaker’s Voice

Building a transcript for your life

By: Adam Giery For many students, the start of the school year often serves as a reminder for the coming realization of graduation – and in most cases, graduation without a plan. I clearly recall the uncertainty of what I would do “for the rest of my life” as a...

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The Step I Won’t Forget

By: Saul Flores It was a foggy morning when I arrived in Quito, Ecuador. I was taking the first step to embark on the Walk of the Immigrants, a 5,328-mile walk across Latin America. I began this walk to honor the journey and pay my respects to the fearless men and...

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Discovering your passion: Dive Deep, Don’t Wade.

By: Dan Faill I remember being a college student not too long ago, and I thought I was busy running around being involved and keeping my grades up, but I had nothing on today’s college student. Their email signatures read more like the preface of a novel, with a...

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Do you FEAR Confrontation?

By: Darryl Bellamy Jr. Have you ever been in a situation where you knew you should speak up, do something, but you push it off to someone else, ignore it, or remain silent? As someone who tried to avoid confrontation at ALL costs, this was me. I'm still working...

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“Your Move, Chief”: Communicating as Men

By: James Robilotta Have you ever sat back and just listened to a conversation between two men who are acquaintances or new friends? Men, have you listened to yourself in a conversation with a new person? It’s not necessarily surface level but somehow there is still...

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Suicide, Celebrities, and “Having it All”

By: Josh Rivedal With the recent and tragic high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, I’ve heard so much chatter around the topic of suicide. So many are asking “why,” “how could this happen,” “they had it all,” or “who’s next.” Unfortunately, we’ll...

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Impact of a Workshop

By: Austin Arias On college campuses, now more than ever, it is important to empower students to see themselves as agents of change for not only their campus but society. For our students who choose to seek out leadership development experiences or involvement on...

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Listening for Leaders (From “What Leaders Do”)

By: Joe Richardson, Esq. There is constant discussion about leadership in the college space.   Being involved in studies related to interests, sports, student government and Greek life should be a springboard for the accelerated development of leadership skills. While...

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