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Learn about your heritage, celebrate traditions

I read the Feb. 24 Young Voices column by Sofia Grimsgard, and I agree with her 100 percent. What a beautiful article about her heritage. That's the way it should be, to learn the nationality your parents are and traditions.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
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January 22, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Recognize importance of becoming multi-lingual

YOUNG VOICES: Recognize importance of becoming multi-lingual

After years of “practice” in the classroom, studying abroad in Peru has allowed me to use Spanish in a practical, complex environment.

July 01, 2013 12:00 am
How to Get a Job You Love in the New Year

How to Get a Job You Love in the New Year

The New Year is the perfect time to evaluate your career and take control of your professional life. And doing so may be easier than you think in today’s economy, where one-third of the American workforce is now comprised of freelancers. 

December 30, 2012 12:00 am

Emphasize person rather than developmental disability

The headline, "Autistic teen dies after being shot by Cal City police" could be taken offensively by those with a developmental disability or those who love someone with a developmental disability.

February 07, 2012 12:00 am
Parents look for best ways to raise bilingual kids

Parents look for best ways to raise bilingual kids

An increasing number of Americans are living in homes where a language other than English is spoken, and parents want their children to learn as many languages as they can.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am
Porter County students excel during Japanese language competition

Porter County students excel during Japanese language competition

VALPARAISO | Japanese language students from three local high schools distinguished themselves Saturday afternoon at the Japanese Olympiad of Indiana at Valparaiso University.

February 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Porter County students excel during Japanese language competition

Porter County students excel during Japanese language competition

Celia Mooradian, a Chesterton High School student, beams after her team's victory Saturday in the Japanese Olympiad of Indiana hosted by Valparaiso University. The Olympiad is an annual event organized by the Association of Indiana Teachers of Japanese. Students from high schools across Indi…

February 12, 2011 7:25 pm
Porter County students excel during Japanese language competition

Porter County students excel during Japanese language competition

Elkhart Central High School student Braeton Pettit, 17, works on origami Saturday during the Japanese Olympiad of Indiana at Valparaiso University. Students from 14 Indiana high schools participated in the 10th annual competition, which included language, history and culture drills. Througho…

February 12, 2011 7:25 pm
Porter County students excel during Japanese language competition

Porter County students excel during Japanese language competition

Elkhart Central High School students -- Braeton Pettit, 17, from left, Jonathan Navarro, 17, Ramona Chandler, 17, and Logan Edwards, 16 -- work on origami, a Japanese folk art that uses folded paper to create figures, during the Japanese Olympiad of Indiana on Saturday at Valparaiso University.

February 12, 2011 7:25 pm

Guillen was right about Hispanic ballplayers

It was very satisfying and glad to hear Pedro Martinez (three-time Cy Young Award) support Ozzie Guillen's statement to the press. The point Guillen was making is how Asian Major League baseball players are treated better than Hispanic Major League baseball players.

August 25, 2010 12:00 am
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