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If you don’t care, who will? // Matthew Placide

“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” – Theodore Roosevelt

A word that is continuously connected to college is responsibility. Since students are by themselves for the first time, a newfound responsibility logically ensues. In high school, I was responsible for the ordinary, everyday chores around the house such as washing the dishes, walking the dog, doing laundry and cleaning my room; however, my mom would always be there to perform my chores if I was unable to accomplish them: a safety net if you will. Because of high school, I learned of the responsibilities each citizen of the United States of America has to his or her country, which included things like obeying the laws, paying taxes, and staying informed during elections so one can vote responsibly. Continue reading If you don’t care, who will? // Matthew Placide