Tag Archives: Julio Novo

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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Hoping for the Best

Is it a lack of caring or initiative? This week, I have been periodically checking the boxes that were stationed in the three PODs of the BBC, which is the living learning community in which I reside within the fourth … Continue reading

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Our Project So Far

As you may know by now if you have been reading my blog entries or those of the other students in my class, we are sending school supplies to children in Afghanistan. We are concentrating our efforts on working with other … Continue reading

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Yes You CAN…Stop Terrorism

What if I told you that you can stop terrorism with your own hands? Would you believe me? The truth is that you can! No, you can’t fly to Afghanistan and singlehandedly take on the Taliban and al-Qaeda. You are … Continue reading

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Education: The Fantasy of an Afghan Child

  The availability of education is something most of us, as Americans, take for granted. We have all had our share of days that when we did not want to get out of bed in the morning, when we would … Continue reading

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