“Student Explores 3D Technology with Intel” - By Jamilyn Mohr 7/18/12
“MHCC students and employees celebrate victories in athletics, speech and journalism” - by Jamilyn Mohr 5/31/12
“Help Desk relieves student stress” - by Jamilyn Mohr 5/14/12
“Hands on research helps student prepare for wildlife career” - by Jamilyn Mohr 5/7/12
“Opportunity Knocks for Filipino Orphans” - by Jamilyn Mohr
“A few miles outside of Naga City in the northeastern Philippines, down narrow one-lane roads and sprawling rice fields, lies a tiny, one-room building. The walls are made of bamboo and the roof of layered nipa — large tropical leaves. A bed is stuffed in the corner. Benches are built into the walls alongside a solitary dining table. There are no floorboards; the mud and dirt that surround the house serve as the ground inside as well. The house sinks so far into the mud that the residents must pry it back out at least once a month. Lines of dried mud on the furniture mark how far it has sunk beneath the surface. This structure, hardly large or sanitary enough for one person to live comfortably, is home to eight: father, mother and six sons.
Both parents work at manual labor jobs every day, while their sons attend a public school. Despite their long hours, the family brings home less than the equivalent of three dollars a day. This pays for their daily food, which is always rice. With the rising cost of rice, however, the family may soon be unable to afford even that. All of the children are sickly thin, constantly on the verge of starvation…”
Note: Word Count = 1600. A condensed version of this article was published in the July 2009 issue of Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Newsletter, which is no longer available online.
“Former Hawks Win Stanley Cup” by Jamilyn Mohr 6/17/2011
“Trees Grow Into Champs” by Jamilyn Mohr 6/6/11
“Trees Lose a Limb to KAVU” by Jamilyn Mohr 5/23/11
“Another ‘W’ Carved into the Tree” by Jamilyn Mohr 5/16/11
“Trees Continue to Grow” by Jamilyn Mohr 5/2/11
“Trees Victorious Over Victoria” by Jamilyn Mohr 4/11/11
“Trees are Growing Fast” by Jamilyn Mohr 4/4/11
“Together, We are a Forest” by Jamilyn Mohr 3/21/11