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The problem with ambition

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I wonder at what point in the etymology of the word did ambition become not only acceptable but even laudable. For a word that also contains a fair amount of negativity about it, why having an ambition deemed necessary if one were to progress and prosper?

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Renewed again

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I am guilty of googling my name whenever I get bored with Facebook or with reading click-bait and insubstantial stories on any social media account I maintain. In this day and age, who doesn’t, anyway? I like to believe that all those who belong to Generation Y or the Millennials have, at one point in their online lives, tried to search their name on Google.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Let the clock tick away

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In March 2013 I graduated from college. I walked up a stage to claim my diploma and get a handshake from the university president, then made my way down while the others in line behind me followed the well-practiced routine. And that was it. School was over. I remember feeling immensely happy and excited at the end of the ceremony, when all the fake rolled diplomas were thrown into the air. I remember wanting to run to the guests’ seats to find my family. But most of all I remember that after all the hype of the event had died down, amid the hugs and congratulations, I had one question in my mind: What now?

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Blank canvas

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It’s baffling how time flies by so quickly. One minute you’re this starry-eyed kid, and the next you realize that your 20s are almost up!

Posted: January 30th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Letter from Dad: Dare to take risks

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I’m writing to you at this time in the hope that by now you’ve settled down from the hustle and bustle of gift giving and home decorating during the holidays.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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