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A Little Sacrifice, a lot of Generosity

As has been reported, this past Wednesday, we were out at USF’s Bull Market, trading Pizzas for donations. All in all, it was very much a success. Papa John’s donated twenty pizzas, so all the money that we collected can … Continue reading

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USF Bull Market = GIANT SUCCESS

Today, we held a school supplies drive and fundraiser at USF’s weekly Bull Market, which is located just outside the Marshall Student Center.  After securing a 20 pizza donation from Papa John’s, we decided it was best to hand out … Continue reading

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April 4th, 2011: A Photo Essay

At our most recent class meeting our class packed up all the supplies we’ve collected thus far – and it’s a good thing we did, because it’d taken the entire class period! But instead of describing to you how things … Continue reading

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Doin’ Stuff

This past week has been a bit busier than usual for me. Not just in terms of any one thing, but across the board; and that certainly applies to my effort to collect school supplies as much as anything else. … Continue reading

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AAUW sponsors 10 boxes

Right before Spring Break, I was really nervous about how I was going to come up with the shipping money to send my 10 boxes. It’s hard to ask people for money especially in this economy. Fortunately, there are people … 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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A Good Influence Is Key

The people we communicate with are the ones who will be helping the children of Afghanistan.  These people include family, friends, acquaintances, and even complete strangers.  The ability to influence these people to donate is our greatest challenge. Many people … Continue reading

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Education: The necessary tool to defy the Taliban

Education—the experience that allows one to shape one’s mind, beliefs, and ideas. It is essentially the process by which a society transmits its thoughts, knowledge, skills, and values to a new generation. Without education, one would not be able to … Continue reading

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Using My Pencil for More This Spring Semester 2011 …

I shudder to think about how many pencils and other writing utensils I have used in my schooling lifetime. The amount of pencils I have carelessly lost. The quantity of pencils I throw away, just because the eraser is not … Continue reading

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Day 1 – I too can make a difference

Today began the first official day for my USF Honors Major Works, Major Issues class titled: “Social Media, Social Change – One Pencil Can Help Bring Peace.” Exactly two weeks ago, members of the Honors College, of all different ages, … Continue reading

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