Tag Archives: Social network

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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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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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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Mixed Views

For all those who have been following along with our project, we have some great news to share!!! This past Monday we reached and surpassed our goal of 120 boxes for the semester! Actually, we were able to collect a … 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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Appreciating the Hard Workers

For the past two semesters, I have been more involved in community and relief efforts than ever before in my life. As I sit down and reflect on how two years ago this was something I only dreamt about since … Continue reading

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Before you know it

You ever hear that saying, “Before you know it?” Perhaps, “Before you know it, you won’t have any more excused absences,” or, “Before you know it, all your friends will have left you.” There’s always this sort of negative connotation … 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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Communities Within Communities

A huge part of our project is about social awareness–we have to get the word out there. People need to know about these kids that are in need and, just as much, people need to know what we are doing … 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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