Alternative Service Break :: North Carolina State University


Hungry for Rome!

03.04.2011

The greatly anticipated Italy trip evaluating world hunger issues is fast approaching. With less than 2 days before the excursion, we are all super excited to be a part of such a wonderful trip. Considering all the team meetings, fund raising, and team discussions we have had concerning world hunger and the trip to Italy,



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Ready or not, here we come!!

03.03.2011

I vividly remember a day last May, I was at a small beach town in Ecuador called Canoa. After a morning on the beach, I stopped by an Internet café to read my emails. I received an email from Adam Culley, our trip adviser, and the assistant director for CSLEPS, telling me I was selected



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Goals, Expectations, and Pre-trip Thoughts

03.03.2011

At our final meeting this past Monday, we asked the team to reflect on what goals/expectations they have for the trip. Here are some of their responses! Summer: I can’t even begin to explain how excited I am about the trip!  I’ve been thinking about some goals I have for myself for the trip.  The



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A Great Team

03.02.2011

As we near the 48 hour mark from our taking off for Nicaragua, I’m thinking about all the final things I have to do between now and Friday afternoon. But one of the big things that keeps popping up in my mind is our team – and what a great group we have. Our student



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Pura Vida!

03.02.2011

As our group prepares for the first ever trip to Costa Rica, it is only appropriate to use a coloquial term from our destination. Pura Vida literally translates to “Pure Life” and this is exactly the reason that Costa Rica was chosen as the location for an ASB experience focused on sustainability. Costa Rica is both rich in natural



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