Tag Archives: Arántzazu Gárate

With the Blink of an Eye

And with the blink of an eye, it all came to an end. That is the only way I can describe this semester. Time always flies by fast, but this semester it was just unbelievable. I feel like it was … Continue reading

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A definite success all around!

Remember when I talked about that finish line in my earlier blog? Yes, we just past it and we past it finishing in 1st place! A class of 12 dedicated Honors students has raised more than $4,000 dollars for shipping … Continue reading

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The Fall of Mortenson

And so it happens, “Another hero bites the dust”, says MTV founder Tom Freston. This remark is in light of the recent scandal involving Greg Mortenson. Greg Mortenson is mountain climber, best-selling author, and philanthropist. His tales of bravery, courage, … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

So I’m munching away on a delicious bagel from Einsten Bros Bagels with some interesting vegetable cream cheese pondering on what the subject of my blog should be. There was some rather devastating news this week about an investigation into … Continue reading

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The Other Impact of Education

As the semester draws closer to an end, I’ve started reflecting on my own life and wondering what impact education has made on my life.  Without education, I wouldn’t have been blessed with the many opportunities I’ve been blessed with, … Continue reading

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Greg Mortenson: A Simple Mistake or a Real Deception?

This past week my class was informed that Greg Mortenson and his Central Asia Institute was being investigated by CBS News “60 Minutes”. It was horrifying to find out that the television news program had uncovered evidence that some of … Continue reading

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Gratitude for a Great Semester

Today in class we received one of the last assignments we will have for the semester.  It was to begin writing well-deserved thank you letters to all the people and organizations that have helped us be so successful.  But first … Continue reading

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Doughnuts for Donations!

For once, I actually have too much to write about for my blog!  First of all, MacDill Air Force Base was a blast!  Our class was given a tour of the base on April 11th by Lt. Col. Jason Wolf, SSgt Tristan … Continue reading

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Coming to a Close…Kinda.

This past Monday our class took a “field” trip of sorts, and in some sense it was a celebration for our successes and efforts. We took a trip to the MacDill Airforce Base, where we visited the post office to … Continue reading

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A Day at MacDill with A Yearning For More

Today our class visited MacDill Air Force Base! Our tour leaders Lt. Col. Jason Wolf, TSgt. Stephen Miles, and SSgt. Tristan Nicholas were extremely nice and so happy to show their world to mere civilians such as ourselves! Our adventure started … Continue reading

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