Lindsey Farah Goldstein is a sophomore education major and leadership minor. She is the vice president of Hillel, is in the Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholarship Program, is the Relay for Life Committee Team Development Chair, is the Office of Student Activities SEA Thursday Chair, is the Secretary and Historian of CAUSE and an Orientation Assistant for the 2012-2013 school year. Her favorite quote is, “Life is like photography, you develop from the negatives.”
After the “Marley and Me” incident, I thought I’d learned my lesson from animal movies, which was: stay the hell away from them. I’ve never really considered myself a person who would curl up into a ball on the floor and whimper, “It’s just a movie, it’s just a movie,” because of an animal. Evidently, I was wrong.
In 2010, Mexican police reported that there were 1,847 kidnappings, the highest in the world, and that number was believed to be far below the realistic figure. Anti-crime groups say that only 1 in every 10 kidnappings is reported because most fear what will happen if they turn to the police for help.