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An Object in Motion

In grade school we all learned about Newton’s First Law of Motion: “an object in motion stays in motion until acted upon by an outside force. An object at rest stays at rest until acted upon by an outside force.” … 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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Finishing The Semester

It’s hard to believe the class is almost over.  This semester really seemed to fly by, despite what a hard semester it was!  My classes were tough, my grades are not perfect, and work is work as usual.  But despite … 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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Reflections From The Real World

“Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself” -John Dewey This concept phrased so well by an educational reformer and philosopher is one that is not reflected commonly in a classroom.  It is all too often that students … Continue reading

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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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People Knitting Together

One of the things that I’ve been doing this week is writing a few thank you notes. The end of the semester is getting here, we’ve collected a lot of school supplies, and there are quite a few people that … Continue reading

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Motivation

There are times when you feel like you have no motivation to do anything anymore and that the work that you are doing is not benefiting anyone. Times such as these make you want to give up on the tasks … Continue reading

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Thank You Professor Temple

The end of the school year is rapidly approaching and this course will officially come to an end.  This has probably been my favorite course throughout my college career because not only is it hands on, but it also allows … Continue reading

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A Personal Critique on Mr. Mortenson

The following does not necessarily reflect the opinions and goals of my fellow classmates, my professor, and our course project. This past week, 60 Minutes ran an investigation on Greg Mortenson and his charity. The clip was introduced to us … Continue reading

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