September 9, 2017

Reflecting on the 2017 Missouri State Convention by Unkown

From the Editor: A NABS member shares their experience at the 55th annual Missouri State Convention.

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August 14, 2017

The First Time by Cricket Bidleman

From the Editor: Moving into college is a daunting experience for any prospective student: but in NABS, we know the specific challenges that blind students face in transitioning to campus life. In this blog post, Cricket Bidleman shares her college decision for this Fall and the journey she took to get there; from high school Biology to the BLIND, Inc. summer program.

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June 15, 2017

The Federation Family by Kathryn Webster

From the Editor: Kathryn Webster serves as the president of the National Association of Blind Students, a proud division of the national Federation of the blind. Prior to Kathryn’s presidency, she served as the Secretary/Treasurer of NABS, on the Connecticut Affiliate Board, and as President of the North Carolina Association of Blind Students.

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May 18, 2017

Tips on Job Searching by Unknown

From the Editor: A NABS member reflects on their experiences and offers advice that they have gleaned from their one year out of college.

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March 20, 2017

Mardi Gras by Ana Martinez

During my time at the Louisiana Center for the Blind I have been receiving training in computers, cooking, and travel. But, the biggest part of my experience at LCB has been the confidence building activities that I get to participate in. I've been rock climbing, and rafting. But, I have always been a little intimidated by huge crowds. What a better opportunity to conquer this fear than the Mardi Gras, in New Orleans?

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August 15, 2016

Anyone Can Handle Horses by Alosha Moore

From the Editor: Alosha Moore is the Vice President of the Kansas Association of Blind Students. Moore was born in Russia, raised in Kansas, and now exploring the east coast. He currently attends law school at Washburn University. In his free time, Alosha spends time with family and enjoys horseback riding, but that’s not all. Join us in reading this month’s blog on training horses.

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July 12, 2016

SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT Part 1: Meet Some of Our 2016 Scholarship Class: Johna Wright, Jameyanne Fuller, Donna Posont, Precious Perez, Nathan Clark

From the Editor: This month, NABS is proud to share a myriad of reflections experienced from our national scholarship winners during the 2016 National Federation of the Blind National Convention. Each year, 30 finalists are selected to attend our National Convention, be matched with mentors each day, and gain some financial gain toward the pursuit of higher education.

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July 19, 2015

Meet A Few of the 2015 Scholarship Recipients: Bryan Duarte, Ali Engraf, Tamika Williams, Nefertiti Matos Olivares, and Michael Ausbun

From the Editor: With the 75th Anniversary of the National Federation of the Blind National Convention two weeks behind us now, it is time to reflect upon the experiences gained during our week in Orlando, Florida.

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January 29, 2013

For the Blind, Kindle Good for Nothing but Kindling by Cindy Bennett and Natalie Shaheen

From the Editor: Cindy Bennett is the secretary of NABS and is a member of the committee that publishes the Student Slate. Furthermore, she is a new Seattleite and was delighted to join the Amazon protest. Here is her summary of the day's events along with a passionate breakdown of the issue by the Jernigan Institute.

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