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Double the Amount of Students Complete Service Path Recognition

Double the Amount of Students Complete Service Path Recognition

Virtual volunteering results in additional service opportunities
Mackenzie Higgins, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

The Service Path Recognition Program requires students to complete 100 hours of service as well as a reflection on their experience. Students pursuing the award this year have been facing many challenges...

Learning from the Outdoors

Learning from the Outdoors

Louise Ba, Contributing Writer October 3, 2018

“Alright guys, I need all the bolts taken out of these picnic tables. It shouldn’t take you that long!” I looked up at the source of this strange suggestion, our project sponsor at Afton State...

Changing the community one blanket at a time

Changing the community one blanket at a time

Cozy club snuggles up to idea of benevolence
Elizabeth Opp, Opinions Editor March 24, 2017

Last month, Sam Monahan '18 stood in front of Forum to present her idea: a club focused on helping others feel just a little more at ease in unfortunate circumstances. With all of the clubs at school focused...

El Centro

Laine Higgins, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2012

This summer I volunteered for the Siembra pre-school program at El Centro, a Hispanic community center on Chicago Avenue.  I walked into the lobby on my first day expecting to say “hola” to the receptionist,...

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