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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Day of Service: More Than Volunteering

Days of Service are one-day volunteer opportunities for students to get involved, and are for those who are unable to commit to a regular volunteer service. I had the opportunity to attend one... more

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Don’t Wait to Get Involved

When I started my first year at Carleton I knew I wanted to get involved in campus life. I wanted to make new friends, join campus groups, and enjoy everything the Carleton experience had to offer.... more

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

I am going to tell you something I wish was more emphasized my first year: get involved!

You have officially made it to your first year of university, congratulations. I am going to tell you something I wish was more emphasized when I entered my first year: get involved! You may think... more

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Creating a Sugar Bush and a Better Community

My name is Vanessa Soaft, and I am a fourth year sociology major. This year I participated in Carleton Serves for the second year in a row – this time as a team leader. Carleton Serves is a... more

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Leaving the Comfort Zone

A few months ago at Carleton Serves, I saw a very intriguing presentation about ASB. Surprisingly, up to that point I had never even heard of the program before! But throughout the presentation, it... more

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Citizens of the World

My name is Karim Khamisa, and I am a third-year standing political science major from Edmonton, AB. This year I am participating the in the ASB Mexico trip to Cuernavaca, Mexico. In my first year, I... more

Sunday, January 20, 2013

A New Community and Culture

  Hello! My name is Danielle Pereira and I am a third-year journalism student.  I am travelling to Cuernavaca, Mexico as a participant in Alternative Spring Break (ASB). I was motivated to... more

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Seeing the Bigger Picture

Hello, my name is Danielle McKeirnan, and I’m a fourth-year English major and co-team leader of the Alternative Spring Break Vancouver trip. My motivation for applying to the Alternative Spring... more

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Creating Change Abroad

Hi, my name is Andrea Dark; I am in my 4th year studying political science and I am the co-team leader for Alternative Spring Break Belize. I was interested in applying to become an ASB team leader... more

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

A Chance for Personal Growth

Hey! My name is Tracy Ampofoh and I am a third-year social work student on team Vancouver for this year’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB). If you’re reading this, I’ll assume you have a bit of... more