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Month: November 2016

sooners without borders

sooners without borders

This semester, I decided to join Sooners Without Borders, an organization on campus that seeks to empower students with the opportunity to use their knowledge and skills to help those in need. It was created for students who understand that there are issues in the world and want to be actively finding solutions to them. My goal the past few has been to study and become a physician’s assistant so that I can travel and work in understaffed hospitals and clinics around…

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celebrate life

celebrate life

Wow! As I hop right back into my second year of college I cannot help but smile out how blessed I am to attend this University. There are so many organizations and opportunities to be involved alongside some of the most incredible and diverse students. I am especially thankful to be apart of OU Spanish Club because it offers more than just practicing the language. They create exciting and unique events to celebrate fascinating culture traditions and history. This semester…

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amreeka

amreeka

Last night I attended the film screening of Amreeka, a movie portraying the life of an immigrant family’s struggle to find a place they can call home in America. Muna, single mother to son Fadi, is an educated and hard-working woman who works tirelessly to send her son to private school. Even though the Iraq war has caused trouble in her hometown, Muna braves the checkpoints and soldiers and drives two hours every day to get Fadi to school. After applying for…

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