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HESP October 2, 2017

From groceries to automobiles, merchants are turning their undivided attention to retaining existing customers, rather than to attracting new ones. The reason is simple: cost-cutting is the key to profit making. Every time you try to attract a new customer, you spend more money on product or service promotion through campaigns and advertisement. These costs […]

HESP October 2, 2017

I spent a few days in February of this year in Lisbon with the NGO Crescer as they conducted harm reduction operations in different areas of the city. Since 2001, Portugal has decriminalized all narcotics treating the users as victims of a disease instead of criminals. Since then there has been a massive reduction in crime, and […]

HESP October 2, 2017

 Edited by Mary Ann Blackmur Maracanã, Brazil’s home of football. Was part of a massive government graft scandal that’s responsible for more than R$750 Million being diverted from public coffers into politician’s pockets.  Rio seemed to be set in the lead-up to the Olympics. Seen as the jewel in the crown of what was being […]

HESP September 25, 2017

Edited by Daniel Katzenberger It was an exciting winter morning, which would mark my first day of work at my family’s business. Prior to this day, I worked for a year in investment banking at JP Morgan Chase. My father was excited for me to begin work at the family business for two reasons. First, […]

HESP September 1, 2017

The sky was darkening from the typical orange-pink of a south Florida sunset into a dull blue-gray as my car pulled up to the sidewalk – a prematurely hot late April evening in a state known for its disrespect of seasonal norms. It was almost time to set up, and the opening band was finishing […]

HESP September 1, 2017

Edited by Kelda Fontenot HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. — The father gets ready to shoot a new video in the house basement with a green background behind him. Virol Vlog new logo His son hardly reaches the camera holding the clapboard and says, “EBOLA. Take four. Action.” Then he claps it. (pic1)(pic2)         […]

HESP September 1, 2017

Women are drastically underrepresented in STEM fields, technology being one of the biggest offenders. According to a 2015 report by the National Science Foundation, even though the number of general science degrees awarded to women has risen, there has been a drop in undergraduate Computer Science degrees awarded to women since 2002 (the number of […]

HESP August 29, 2017

Sharing detailed personal information on social networks not only influences career and networking opportunities but also increases the risks of becoming a fraud and identity theft victim. According to Consumer Report Press Room (2012) 13 million people share personal information on Facebook without using privacy tools in order to filter their information and without knowing […]