All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Habitat for Humanity’

Spring Break Vacations Spent Swinging Hammers

While many undergrads indulge in drunken, half-naked debauchery this spring break, others are finding their only “vice” in the word “service”. Groups of college students across the country are doing the latter from their ladders this year via Habitat for Humanity, as they spend their vacations volunteering. But Hannah Cane of St. Joseph’s College doesn’t consider it “work”. The Campus …

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Jimmy Carter Plans Trip to Venezuela Amid Unrest

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will travel to Venezuela in April and hopes to meet with Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles to help ease tensions in the politically-torn country. Carter expressed concerns about Venezuela’s escalating political crisis in a private letter sent this week to Capriles and President Nicolas Madura. In the letter, Carter said that for dialogue aimed at …

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Polar Bear Plunge – Freezing Dips For Fun?

New Year’s day marks the 9th annual Toronto Polar Bear Swim – where thousands of swimmers show up to dip themselves into sub zero temperature waters in some of the coldest places in Canada. Some swim, some just dip, but it took place all across Canada today – by people who others might call crazy – plunging into ice-cold bodies …

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