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(Photo courtesy of Los Angeles World Affairs Council) Dismantling improvised explosive devices (IEDs) is the most dangerous job in Afghanistan. Former foreign news correspondent Terry McCarthy was embedded with a group of Marines tasked with the deadly job. He experienced firsthand the… Citizens of the world
<a href="https://highschool.latimes.com/author/olundp/" target="_self">Paul Olund</a>

Paul Olund

March 18, 2015
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(Photo courtesy of Los Angeles World Affairs Council)

Dismantling improvised explosive devices (IEDs) is the most dangerous job in Afghanistan.

Former foreign news correspondent Terry McCarthy was embedded with a group of Marines tasked with the deadly job. He experienced firsthand the…

Citizens of the world

High schoolers’ perceptions of Stanford

High schoolers’ perceptions of Stanford

High school is romanticized as the party-filled epitome of a person’s life, but every high schooler has the inescapable thought of college hovering over their heads.  Google searching Stanford results in images of sunny Silicon Valley and articles about prodigious...