Tag Archives: Pakistan

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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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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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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Unstoppable Schools

Over the past week or two the earthquake in Japan has been a major part of the news that I’ve been seeing. Besides being a terrible tragedy, it’s reminded me of some of the other natural disasters that have struck … Continue reading

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Forgetting Value

One of the things that always amazes me is the drive and motivation that people have to learn just when their opportunities are the most limited. We’re sending school supplies to kids in Afghanistan that might not even have a … Continue reading

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Escape Is Easy, Change Is Not

This past week has consisted of  me chugging orange juice and Dayquil down my throat just to get through the day while struggling to study for some hardcore exams! It caused me to delay working on plans I had laid … Continue reading

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Experiencing Change

Prior to entering USF nearly two years ago, I would have never imagined to be in the position at where I stand today. I never thought that I would one day be leading an organization in the role of a … Continue reading

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How Being Annoying Works

  Today our class went to a Salem Communications radio station in downtown Tampa to promote our school supplies drive and what an experience it was! After figuring out how to get there, then parking behind the garbage bins, myself … Continue reading

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YOU Can Change the World

There are many doubters out there that say one person can’t make a difference, but if you have knowledge of almost any relief effort or any major institute,  you will see that it usually started with the dream of one … Continue reading

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Coming Together Can Have a Big Impact

While I was reading Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson, there was a point where he had people of all different faiths sit around a table together, and they set aside their specific beliefs and focused on the task at … Continue reading

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