Monthly Archives: February 2012

An Object in Motion

In grade school we all learned about Newton’s First Law of Motion: “an object in motion stays in motion until acted upon by an outside force. An object at rest stays at rest until acted upon by an outside force.” … Continue reading

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Act Now.

Our letters have been written and sent out, and with high hopes we await responses. Some have received denials in return and others have been successful, but it is the silence that is deadliest. It is the silence that keeps … Continue reading

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Working towards a better future

Hi friends! Last week we turned in our preliminary plans for how we plan to collect our school supplies. It’s been a bit of a rocky road although the highlights have more than made up for the low points. Besides, … Continue reading

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From “A bit” to “Completely”

I’ve always known I was a bit lucky. In elementary school, we all start to learn the history of our country. We learn about the tenants that America was founded upon; Freedom of Religion being a major one. You also … Continue reading

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Today’s Progress, Tomorrow’s Promise

It’s exciting to see how well “School Supplies for Afghan Children”, is progressing and making great strides. The USF Honors students have already made arrangements to partner, with several organizations such as the USF Honors Council, SUMA and PRIDE, and … Continue reading

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The Little Engine That Could

Everyone knows the story of the Little Engine That Could right? A rather long train needs to be pulled over an extremely large mountain and is unable to go over the mountain by itself. The only one willing to help … Continue reading

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Getting There

I was so very proud of myself Monday morning with the supplies I was able to acquire from my parents. I probably got about two to three boxes worth. So my thanks for the support. Now I only need another … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds

I have spent the last several weeks trying to set up places where I could leave boxes that people could put donations in at different locations. Of course it is crucial to get permission, and then you have to go … Continue reading

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Forming Partnerships for the Advancement of Our Cause

The prospects for the organization of events for this semester are very promising.  Plans are in place and I am beginning to execute them.  My goals are to work with several on campus organizations in a partnership to reach members … Continue reading

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The Snowball Effect

This week, we have begun to plan out events to help raise school supplies.  Everyone is working hard and thinking of unique ideas to get donations. The classroom was very energetic.  This got me thinking of how much of a … Continue reading

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