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A Billion Acts of Green: NSCS Tackles the Paper Problem

Earth Day 2011 will be organized around A Billion Acts of Green®: Personal, organizational and corporate pledges to live and act sustainably. Part of the corporate culture at The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is working sustainably. We have more than a few people in the office passionately committed to […]

127 Hours with Aron Ralston

Mountain climber Aron Ralston’s appearance at the University of Texas in April was remarkable not only for the story he wanted to share, but because he was still alive to tell it. While exploring Blue John Canyon in southern Utah in 2003, Ralston was forced to amputate his right forearm […]

Yoga: A Chance to Focus on YOU

Spring break had come to a close. It was wonderful: I was able to relax and bake the most delicious food (I know, be jealous). On my return, I decided to revisit my yoga class. I have been going for quite some time, but took a mini-hiatus due to a […]

TOMS: Changing the World Shoe by Shoe

In honor of their recent event, “One Day Without Shoes,” I’ve decided to educate you readers on the wondrous TOMS Shoes (if you’re among the few living in the library and don’t already know what they are). TOMS was developed by Blake Mycoskie in 2006 after a trip to Argentina […]

Freshman Disorientation

Remember freshman orientation? I am suffering from an acute case of freshman disorientation, that overwhelming sense of confusion and anxiety about what the future holds. I need to be honest with myself. I don’t know what I want to do with my life. Actually,scratch that. If we’re being honest, I […]

iTeach for Integrity

Ever since I was a small child I was always taught to dream big. Anytime someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I knew just how to respond. I would say, “I want to be a lawyer,” or, “I want to be a doctor.” Whichever […]

University of Alabama Gives Back to Tuscaloosa

The University of Alabama NSCS Chapter volunteered for the the second annual Hands on Tuscaloosa, Friday- April 8th. Hands on Tuscaloosa is a day of service where students are assigned to service different organizations and areas of town. The volunteers felt that this was a  great way to see the needs of the undeserved […]

NSCS at UMD Hosted School Supply Drive for Schools in El Salvador

The University of Maryland NSCS Chapter organized an ongoing drive for the International Partners Program, representing students in El Salvador that need school supplies.  The chapter notified their NSCS chapter members as well as the UMD community and collected supplies through the month of March and into the beginning of April.  […]