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A helping hand abroad, at home

A child from Cape Flats finds enjoyment in playing with a tire.
January 22, 2014

“We’re fighting for the crumbs,” said Faeza Meyer, a resident of Cape Flats, a neighborhood that covers 32 acres within the city of Cape Town, known as the “slums” of South Africa. When I visited...

Celebrating 50 years of education at sea

Celebrating 50 years of education at sea
December 2, 2013

From learning art history in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to entering the media outlets of Cape Town, South Africa, the students, faculty and staff aboard the MV Explorer see the world while sailing down...

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