Tag Archives: Justin Doromal

Seeing the moon, aiming for the stars instead

While ultimately we have a project goal of 120 boxes, sometimes it helps to look at things from an individual level. After all, 12 students, 10 boxes and $130 of shipping funds per person: seems like less daunting numbers. I’m … Continue reading

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For the Grade: The Frustration of a Student

By now, I’m sure most everyone with whom I associate knows of my efforts in raising school supplies for children in Afghanistan. For me, the posts I make on Facebook and Twitter in order to rouse awareness are enough: though … Continue reading

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If at first we don’t succeed…

Twelve unique individuals, striving toward the same goal: 120 boxes, 10 per person, whichever you prefer. A once overwhelming and daunting bar to clear, now no longer seems like such an Olympic feat. But though our actions seem sparse and … Continue reading

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Reflection: Where we’ve been, where we have yet to go

Collectively, we are making pretty good progress on our project goal of 120 boxes. We have received many positive responses from various members of the Tampa Bay community, some having even pledged or donated supplies already. Last week, our class’s … Continue reading

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Fearless Females in Afghanistan’s Schools

  When taking on the challenge of becoming a part of the School Supplies for Afghan Chidlren drive as part of my USF Honors College Major Works and Major Issues course, I knew I’d be educated on more than just … Continue reading

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Not Giving Up Hope – Undertaking Mortenson’s Example

We are now five weeks into the semester, and it’s safe to say we’ve had our fair share of roadblocks. After all, it isn’t easy to promote a cause in a way that will influence people to take action. How … 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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Making good use of waiting

“Waiting for a train to go or a bus to come, or a plane to go or the mail to come, or the rain to go or the phone to ring, or the snow to snow or waiting around for … Continue reading

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