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February 8, 2016

Up with People Brings The World Together Through Service & Music

Local Cleveland youth, Matt Freed, provides an inside look into what it’s like to travel the world with "Up with People," a global education organization that aims to bring the world together through service and music.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on February 8, 2016 at 3:34 PM in Travel Permalink
February 2, 2016

The Origins of Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is celebrated in one form or another in many countries, but the overriding theme has become universal—showing affection. The holiday is believed to be a day that was made up for commercial purposes rather than to commemorate a traditionally or historically significant event, but the holiday may actually have some deeper roots.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on February 2, 2016 at 4:34 PM in Holidays Permalink
February 2, 2016

The Year of the Monkey

While much of the world rang in the New Year on January 1st, China is getting ready to officially kick off 2016 on February 8th. The New Year is one of the most important holidays of the year in China, so our Affiliate office, Columbus International Program, asked their Chinese Development Coordinator, Jiyu Jia, to tell us more about their unique tradition.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on February 2, 2016 at 3:49 PM in Holidays Permalink