Tag Archives: charitable giving

Is it Always Sunny in Afghanistan?

This past week I have been studying the different ways Americans support our troops and their families, and what I have found is that we are highly naïve to the reality of the situation.  Through reading articles and listening to … Continue reading

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Blog Your Heart Out

I recently joined the Honors College last year, and to my surprise these classes weren’t all about Socrates and Descartes. These classes allowed you to expand your mind beyond the realm of interpreting philosophers and sitting around staring at a … Continue reading

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Gaining Perspective and Inspiration

I began my Monday morning in the typical way: by jumping out of bed and running to the coffee machine.  Little did I know at the time that the choice to drink out of my American Flag coffee mug would … Continue reading

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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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End of the Beginning

I’m still shocked we surpassed our goal by about seventy boxes of school supplies with more still to come. If someone had told me would get past 120 boxes back in January I would have thought, “Yeah, o.k, like maybe … Continue reading

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How This Course Has Changed My Life

I still can’t believe I’m sitting here writing my last blog for this class. This semester flew by and it’s mind-boggling that it is almost over. While trying to think of what to write about this week, I’ve looked over … 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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People Knitting Together

One of the things that I’ve been doing this week is writing a few thank you notes. The end of the semester is getting here, we’ve collected a lot of school supplies, and there are quite a few people that … Continue reading

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Motivation

There are times when you feel like you have no motivation to do anything anymore and that the work that you are doing is not benefiting anyone. Times such as these make you want to give up on the tasks … Continue reading

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