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The Beauty in Brokenness: Redefining Self Compassion and Mental Illness: Dylan Stirewalt at TEDxTerryTalks 2013

When Dylan turned 3, her mother gave her custody to her father and started a long journey that would see her struggle with homelessness and mental…

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No Excuses, No Regrets. The Desert & Mountains that Changed My Life: Chris Dare at TEDxTerryTalks2013

Chris Dare talks about challenging yourself to achieve your dreams and have new experiences. As an avid mountaineer hoping to climb the highest peak on each…

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Photos from Ukraine

“Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass riot” Nearly two months ago, cell phone users near the violent clashes in Kiev, Ukraine, received…

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How much would you pay for water?

While politicians in Canada and US debate about the Keystone XL Pipeline, the construction of another pipeline is being discussed in California. Instead of transporting oil,…

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BARtalk #11: Ukraine in Crisis – UBC Professors Answer Your Questions

Thursday, March 13th, 6:00-7:30PM. Gallery Lounge at UBC. Facebook RSVP. FREE. Recently, the provincial assembly in the embattled Crimean region of Ukraine decided to hold a…

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Food Literacy: It’s About More Than Just Reading Labels: Eric Schofield at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Sixteen years after he dropped out of high school, Eric Schofield is now on his way to becoming a teacher. Eric talks about using “food literacy”…

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How to Complete Your Degree in Seven Years: Shannon Hoekstra at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Need that extra year to finish your degree? Shannon took 7! She speaks about the benefits of extending your undergraduate degree and why it is perfectly…

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The Right to Death in Belgium

Last week, Belgium passed a law making euthansia legal for terminally ill children of any age. Before, only adults could legally ask for an end to…

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A Sochi Recap: Our Favourite Outfits

From the moment it began, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi has been colourful. With an estimated 2800 athletes representing 88 countries, the Olympics is a rare…

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The Terry Project on CiTR #35: What is the Olympic Spirit? A debate (Recorded live at BARtalk)

What is the Olympic Spirit? Is it a celebration of tremendous human achievement? Or are the Olympics merely a $50 billion boondoggle. In partnership with the…

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