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L.A. business owner returns to share story, advice to Washburn students
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L.A. business owner returns to share story, advice to Washburn students

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Los Angeles business owner returned to Kansas to share his success story with college students on Monday, September 26, at Washburn University.Washburn students heard from the co-owner of the Los Angeles skincare company “Mindi Walters Skincare” and Topeka native Christopher Szamosszegi.He currently lives in Los Angeles but, according to Szamosszegi, he was born in Topeka. Chris is also an enrolled member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.On Monday he spoke with some college students about his life in Kansas and the benefits of working in a diverse environment.“You’re learning from people with different experiences and background than you, which is only beneficial,” Szamosszegi said. “You are going to see something from a point of view you would not see. You ...
School Board is promoting mental health, equity | News, Sports, Jobs
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School Board is promoting mental health, equity | News, Sports, Jobs

To the editor: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is well-regarded research in the psychology community. Maslow’s theory is often seen in the form of a pyramid. It suggests that humans have basic needs that must be met before moving on to the next level of functioning. Our most basic needs, include our physical needs; food, clothing, and shelter. Next, we have safety needs. Followed by love and belonging; friendship and connection can be included in this need. Once these needs are each met, we can move on to esteem needs; such as respect, strength, and recognition. Only if we achieve all of these needs stated before, can we move on to self-actualization or simply put become the best we can be. I mention Maslow’s hierarchy of needs because it is with this framew...