Tag Archives: Demography of Afghanistan

Mixed Views

For all those who have been following along with our project, we have some great news to share!!! This past Monday we reached and surpassed our goal of 120 boxes for the semester! Actually, we were able to collect a … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Hard Workers

For the past two semesters, I have been more involved in community and relief efforts than ever before in my life. As I sit down and reflect on how two years ago this was something I only dreamt about since … Continue reading

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Halfway There….

Only half way into the semester and the project has already received an immense amount of attention and success! At the initial stages of this project, we were apprehensive about the response we would receive from fellow students. We feared … Continue reading

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Escape Is Easy, Change Is Not

This past week has consisted of  me chugging orange juice and Dayquil down my throat just to get through the day while struggling to study for some hardcore exams! It caused me to delay working on plans I had laid … Continue reading

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Supplies Are Rolling In, But Where is The MOOH-LAH??

Last Friday Zoe and I visited Freedom High School again once I found out great news from a teacher participating in our project! Ms. Jenna Ball, who was at one point my soccer coach and a friend, is now teaching … Continue reading

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And so the Pieces Come Together…

I’ve always believed that everyone has a role to play and being a part of this class has only strengthened that belief. Many of us that are here today had no idea what to even expect when we first took … Continue reading

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Crayola Happy

Moments that put a real smile on your face come by once in a while. Times that take you by surprise and leave you awestruck happen rarely. Possibilities that you deemed would never occur becoming a reality are not very … Continue reading

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Experiencing Change

Prior to entering USF nearly two years ago, I would have never imagined to be in the position at where I stand today. I never thought that I would one day be leading an organization in the role of a … Continue reading

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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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Don’t Take Your Education for Granted

I attend USF on a full ride scholarship, as many other students at this university do too I’m sure, and I will admit that without serious financial burdens barring me from an education, I often forget what it would take … Continue reading

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