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The Incredible Journey

By taking Social Media, Social Change this semester it has certainly been one of the best experiences of my college career thus far. To image a group of just ten honors students were able to accomplish as much as we … Continue reading

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Packed up hope.

Sixty eight boxes were packed today; they filled the classroom, the desks, and the hallway in front of our class. All 10 of us worked hard filling and taping boxes, stacking them on carts, and writing customs forms. It was … Continue reading

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Coming to an end.

The end is nearing and it is crunch time. As summer soon approaches this final stretch seems to go on forever. We continue to collect school supplies, packing them with love and care. We have been successful, many of us … Continue reading

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Christmas in April

Think back to when you were a child and it was Christmas time. Or even your birthday. Remember the way you reacted when you got a present you really liked? It was like you had just received the greatest gift … Continue reading

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Are we blind?

Imagine a life without education, without the luxuries of shoes or AC in a classroom. Your future, gone in an instant. Many of us have a clear idea of what our futures hold. We know which classes to take, have … Continue reading

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Heading in the Right Direction

Hello all! It’s time for a weekly update on all my school supplies endeavors and what I have accomplished thus far and what I hope to achieve in the coming weeks. This past Wednesday, we held our school supply drive … Continue reading

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Gathering Pens. Making Progress.

Throughout my blogs this semester I have not made it a secret that the scope of this class brings me as much joy and excitement as it does anxiety and worries. There is so much that can be done, so … Continue reading

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Showing Appreciation

Being the worrier that I am, I am constantly “over-thinking” the simplest things and this class is certainly no exception to that. I am always thinking to myself, will I actually achieve my personal goal of collecting 10 boxes of … Continue reading

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An Extra Glance

Today, our class met with the first group of USF Honors students to raise funds and supplies for School Supplies for Afghanistan.  Hearing the way they spoke and the advice that they offered gave me the impression that they were … Continue reading

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The road ahead.

Excitement buzzed through the air as last year’s students from Professor Temple’s class filed into our small classroom on Monday morning.  Lined up on the back row of tables were a series of gifts that had been sent from soldiers … Continue reading

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