June 15, 2022

Summers Adventures with my Guide Dog

Hi, My name is Shelbi Felter and I am a graduate student at California State University Long Beach. When I’m not studying, I love going on adventures with my black labrador guide dog, Kristen. Being trained at Guiding Eyes for the Blind, she is always up for anything and everything!

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April 15, 2022

Cooking Creatively: Tips for Dorm Cooking

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April 15, 2022

Cooking Creatively: Tips for Dorm Cooking

Cooking Creatively: Tips for Dorm Cooking

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March 16, 2022

Five Tips for Smooth Apartment Finding

Five Tips for Smooth Apartment Finding

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February 15, 2022

Finding Your Footing: Tips to Get and Stay Involved on Your College Campus

Editor’s Note:
Hunter Kuester is a board member for the Wisconsin Association of Blind Students. He attends University of Wisconsin Stout and is majoring in hospitality management and real estate property management.

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January 15, 2022

The Power of Popular Kitchen Tools

The Power of Popular Kitchen Tools
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December 15, 2021

Accessibility Barriers in Digital Forensics

From the Editor:
Emily Kiehl is an Information Technology major at the University of Cincinnati. She serves as the President of the Ohio Association of Blind Students. Emily’s chosen major has presented some challenges but also grants her the opportunity to work with accessibility for blind students, which she writes about below.

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November 15, 2021

Observations through Zoom University

From the Editor:
Shelbi Felter is an active member of NABS from the sunny state of California. She currently serves as a co-chair for the NABS Outreach Committee and the President of the California Association of Blind students. Shelbie attends Long Beach State, where she studies early childhood education (MA 2023).

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October 15, 2021

Open Letters on Blind Equality Achievement Month

From the Editor:
This post was made possible by contributions from Matthew Gip, Kaitlyn Ryan, and Trisha Kulkarni. Thank you for sharing your perspectives with us during this important month for our movement.

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September 15, 2021

The Nonprofit Rollercoaster

From the Editor:
Juhi Narula is a student at the University of Maryland studying psychology and marketing. She is also the founder of Cherish Life. Below, Juhi shares some reflections on the journey of starting a nonprofit as a blind student.

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August 15, 2021

The Back-to-School basics: Embracing Communication, Collaboration, Confidence, & Calm by Elizabeth Rouse

Editor’s Note: Elizabeth Rouse, currently a student at the Louisiana Center for the Blind, has spent most of her life in a classroom setting. Coming from a family of educators has enabled Elizabeth to grow up in an enriched environment geared toward encouraging self-advocacy in all realms of life, especially academia.

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April 15, 2021

LEARNS: Establishing Mental Health Hygiene by Darrel Kirby

From the Editor: Darrel Kirby is the co-founder and co-owner of Thrive Behavioral Health. He is a mental health therapist and alcohol and drug counselor. When Darrel found his own life unraveling at age 20 and unexpectedly losing all of his eyesight, he sought psychotherapy and discovered such healing that he was driven to establish a career helping others.

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