Articles by: Dylan Alles

You say you want a revolution

You say you want a revolution

Best enjoyed while listening to The Beatles’ “Revolution.” Last week, I went to the opening of Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Augusta. I don’t believe she is without her flaws, but I am confident in her unmatched qualification to be the Democratic nominee and ultimately the next president of the United States of America, so I was thoroughly excited to […]

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I wish Teach For America didn’t exist – and that’s exactly why I’m joining them

I wish Teach For America didn’t exist – and that’s exactly why I’m joining them

Throughout the past three years at Colby, I’ve wavered in my deliberations about Teach For America (TFA), the non-profit organization that recruits college graduates who have demonstrated leadership, academic excellence, and cultural understanding to teach in underserved communities across the nation. In recent years, TFA’s model has been subject to many sweeping, inferential criticisms, particularly on elite college campuses and […]

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