Monthly Archive: December 2014

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Making friends in French

I was enjoying a venti sweetened soy iced coffee while poring over Arabic verbs when I heard it. People were conversing in French. I make it a habit to expand my circle of francophone...

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My journey with French

When I arrived at OU I was set on studying French. I had just received some less-than-stellar AP scores on my AP French exam but I knew that I loved the language nonetheless. I’ve...

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We’re halfway there!

I think my meeting went well. I think it was very helpful because I learned a little more about the Fulbright scholarship. This was great because I had heard people talking about it but...

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DryBath

I watched the video “A bath without water” in which young entrepreneur Ludwick Marishane recounts the process by which he became the recipient of the 2011 Global Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award and...

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Sanitation in the Developing World

I watched a TED talk that addressed an issue seldom mentioned in the aid and development discussion: sanitation via waste removal. Presenter Rose George delves deep into the sanitation problems facing those in the...

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Possibly the Peace Corps?

I plan on becoming a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. State department working in Public diplomacy. One way to add points to my score during the notoriously difficult admissions process is to have...

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Charitable Giving

I don’t agree with the argument that one  is required to give if one has excess. I think that giving is a conscious decision that one makes charitably. Deciding what constitutes as excess for...

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