Author Archives: Kati Fratesi

About Kati Fratesi

My name is Kati Fratesi and I am a senior at the University of South Florida, majoring in Psychology and focusing on leadership studies. I am an active member of many campus organizations, including Delta Gamma Fraternity, Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement Leadfellows and the National Society for Leadership and Success.

Through the Glass: Looking at 9/11 From a New Perspective

This past week, I read Chapter 19, in Greg Mortenson’s Three Cups of Tea, titled “A Village Called New York.” Throughout the chapter, it discussed the education offered in the Wahhabi madrassas, where students are brainwashed into “thinking twenty, forty, … Continue reading

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Education: The necessary tool to defy the Taliban

Education—the experience that allows one to shape one’s mind, beliefs, and ideas. It is essentially the process by which a society transmits its thoughts, knowledge, skills, and values to a new generation. Without education, one would not be able to … Continue reading

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Day 1 – I too can make a difference

Today began the first official day for my USF Honors Major Works, Major Issues class titled: “Social Media, Social Change – One Pencil Can Help Bring Peace.” Exactly two weeks ago, members of the Honors College, of all different ages, … Continue reading

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