Author: Cassandra Ledger

Why “Wasting Time” is Not a Waste

Professionals, and even students, know that in this day and age, there is not a moment to spare. First thing in the morning, many roll over and check their phones for emails and texts. We get ourselves ready for the day, scarf down a breakfast (though whether or not this part happens is variable), and we dive in head-first. The morning routine is a strong indicator of the pace of the rest of our day: it is always on the move. Our “free time” is never that— if we have an extra few minutes, we can’t just sit with...

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LeBron James’ Public School Opens its Doors

Credit: Money Inc When one thinks of LeBron James, his prominent role as a basketball player immediately comes to mind. He is not only one of the most famous players in his sport in the United States, but arguably one of the most famous athletes in the world. Perhaps they are unfamiliar with his merchandise and few movie roles, but everyone knows his name. But when one digs a little deeper, it is evident that he is more than an international, superstar athlete. LeBron James is a man who gives back—especially to the community in which he grew up, Akron,...

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Power Philanthropist Profiile: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

California’s Bay Area is known for its history, its nature, and its booming high-tech industry. These factors are enough to bring in any number of travelers hoping to sneak a peek at the luxurious California lifestyle, but moreover, these culturally rich areas attract celebrities and business people to come and stay—such as the likes of Mark Zuckerberg and Michelle Pfeiffer. An area so rich in wealth is quick to become an area rich in those determined to give back to their communities. Among those, is Laura Arrilliga-Andreessen. Philanthropy in her Blood Laura Arrilliga-Andreessen grew up with a knack for...

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Power Philanthropist Profile: Margaret Luce

Palm Beach, Florida is an area of the United States known for its wealthy and glamorous citizens. As the average person travels along the residential areas of Palm Beach, they can’t help but be struck by a sense of exclusivity and seemingly unattainable fortune. It is hard to imagine the people in these homes as actual people—not just flawless figurines sitting among gorgeous furniture and wine. Among these wealthy and elite is Margaret Luce—an actress and model. These days, however, Ms. Luce’s work pulls her away from the glamor of Hollywood and into the harshness of reality. Ms. Luce...

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Exclusive Interview: Patrick Moore, Director at The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh

Editor’s Note: Patrick Moore is the Director of The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Carnegie Mellon graduate has had a diverse career in the world of art and activism that has led him from New York City all the way to Los Angeles. Always a fan of Warhol and his art, Mr. Moore finally established roots in Pittsburgh and is now an integral part of the museum since 2017. Mr. Moore’s plans for the museum perpetuate Andy Warhol’s legacy by shedding light on his many film and art projects, as well as giving new, talented artists a platform to...

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