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Northern Star contributor Alma Garcia (fifth from left) stands in 2008 with native Malawian teenagers 2008 in Chitunda, Malawi.

That time I volunteered to build a school in Malawi, Africa

By Alma Garcia | January 15, 2020

I was 16 when I first felt one with nature. I was standing alone in the middle of the beautiful Malawi countryside under the brilliant glow of the moon and her stars. It was a stunning experience that I’d never thought possible.Being a kid from Chicago,...

‘Timing’ not perfect, but backed by serious talent

By Heather Skrip | September 23, 2010

Sept. 23 served as opening night for a new production put on by the School of Theatre and Dance. "All in the Timing," by David Ives and directed by Josh Anderson, features five cast members in a series of six individual one-act plays. Hailed as a series...

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