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When I was your age, I went to school uphill both ways in a hybrid car I made myself
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When I was your age, I went to school uphill both ways in a hybrid car I made myself

Mitzi Stark - December 22, 2014

Kids today learn about things that weren’t even invented when we adults went to school. A sixth-grade class at St. Jude’s School in Lindora, Santa Ana, west…

President Solís receives honorary law degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh
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President Solís receives honorary law degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh

The Tico Times - September 30, 2014

During last week’s historic visit to the United States, President Luis Guillermo Solís received an extraordinary souvenir: an honorary law degree from Duquesne University, a private Catholic…

Chevening Scholarship awarded to Tica physician
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Chevening Scholarship awarded to Tica physician

The Tico Times - August 8, 2014

When she was young, Dr. María Gabriela Alvarado cut open her favorite teddy bear and pulled out all its stuffing. Then she replaced its guts with bundled…

Two young Ticos prepare to go to NASA space camp
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Two young Ticos prepare to go to NASA space camp

L. Arias - July 18, 2014

Tico high school seniors Mariano Ramírez from the British School of Costa Rica and Carolina Pérez from the Alajuela Scientific High School will depart later this month…

Access program graduates 179 teenaged ESL students
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Access program graduates 179 teenaged ESL students

The Tico Times - June 5, 2014

After two years of classes, workbooks and intensive study camps, more than 179 students graduated from an English program hosted by the Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center…

Public school teachers to strike on Monday over salary delays
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Public school teachers to strike on Monday over salary delays

L. Arias - May 4, 2014

Some 7,000 elementary and high school teachers have not been paid since April 1 due to an administrative problem at the Education Ministry. That prompted leaders of…

NASA offers internships for Tico high school students
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NASA offers internships for Tico high school students

L. Arias - February 24, 2014

Two Costa Rican high school seniors will have the opportunity to spend two weeks learning alongside astronauts and other scientists at the Johnson Space Center of the…