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Weed. Flower. Thistle

BY MARK DEYOUNG
@ VOL 8 ON APR 25, 2019

Mark DeYoung showcases his incredible creativity by revealing though spoken word and photographs an installation about being present in the here and now. Motivated by becoming the most engaged and conscious version of himself, he presents an invitation for us to experience art. 

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Designing You

BY MARISSA LADITKA
@ VOL 8 ON APR 25, 2019

Giving us an intimate peak into her life, Marissa LaDitka speaks to the importance of design as it applies to us personally. Through her story, she encourages us to find value in the little moments of every single day. 

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Before the Internet

BY MIKE KLOK
@ VOL 8 ON APR 25, 2019

Mike Klok has created a world where the town Merry Heights, the happy and exciting town, soon becomes dreary due to the loss of time. Just like in Merry Heights, there are two things that rob us of our time, spirit, and empathy and it's up to us to come together to give one another empathy, love, and power. 

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Love Letter to My Mom (A Life in Libraries and Words)

BY VALERIE WRIGHT
@ VOL 8 ON APR 25, 2019

Thanks to Valerie Wright's Mother, she grew up on a public library, which is the foundation and cornerstone of our Democracy and has shaped her to become the woman she is today. Not only did her mother's passion for libraries impact her life, but so did the endless exposure to literature, words, and the broad access to new ideas. 

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BIKES!!!

BY STEPHANY BAGNALL
@ VOL 8 ON APR 25, 2019

Stephany Bagnall talks about her and Tommy's journey that brought their bikes to life. Paying attention to detail to create unique bicycles is what brought all eyes on them. Stephany wants you to remember to give them 5, if they are a tall bike give them 10 because if he falls he is going to ruin your windshield!

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HyVUE

BY TONY REINER
@ VOL 8 ON APR 25, 2019

Embracing our transition from the industrial age through social sculpture. Utilizing Interaction, Nostalgia, Memory and Pride to illicit emerging arts, sciences and technologies.  

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Thanks Dad

BY NADINE RIOS
@ VOL 8 ON APR 25, 2019

Our environment and the people around us shape who we are. We might have the power to choose how they affect us. We have no control of absorbing at least some from their essence. We should take the time to thank the people we have learned from before we miss the opportunity. 

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Disowning the Squirrel: an ADHD Overview

BY ALLISON WALKER
@ VOL 8 ON APR 25, 2019

Allison Walker discusses everything that is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, by touching on the history, the challenges, and the benefits of the disorder. Most importantly, she expresses how with the adaptation and flexibility to change society to accept all types of neurodivergence, we can make the world a better place and give every single person the opportunity to be their best self. 

 

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