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Old Sayings, New Meanings

On our way to filling up Professor Temple’s car with our last shipment of school supplies, during our last moments of our semester long Major Works/Major Issues, I turned around to look back and among the silence I heard….. SQUEAK… … Continue reading

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Lost In Thought, But Not In Action

I’ve learned so much from my parents and all the experiences that have brought me where I am today; but one thing I never truly learned was how to ask for help. In this land of plenty my mother never … Continue reading

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New Semester, New Projects

Last semester, when I created my schedule for the new year, I had no idea what I was getting into when I signed up for my Major Works Major Issues Honors Class.  I saw the course title “Social Media, Social … 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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And then there was candy

Those of you who read this blog regularly and follow our school supplies drive know that we ship school supplies to U.S. troops who request them for their humanitarian missions in Afghanistan. Our list of items that we collect and … Continue reading

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Time to prep for next semester

It’s that time of the year again for course renewals and I am happy to say this project will return to the University of South Florida Honors College for the Spring 2012 semester. The course has been upgraded a bit; … Continue reading

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School supplies arrive to Afghanistan

One of the most rewarding parts of working on this school supplies drive is receiving photos of the children in Afghanistan to whom the US and NATO troops deliver them. Even though the actual USF Honors course “Social Media, Social … 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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