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Arriana Oacha-Tovar: Winners

“You are all winners,” Kate said as we finished making adobe bricks all morning. We are all winners…we are all working though, so HOW are we all winners? We are the winners because we are restoring our planet, making it better. We are the winners because we are creating change. We are the winners who […]

Andrew Botz: No Ordinary Hole

This is a hole. But it’s no ordinary hole. It holds my hopes and dreams for a brighter future. Because this hole will grow into a pond, and the pond will bring color and life back to a land left in the shadow of modernization. The grass is dead. The trees are dead. But above, […]

Eden Lattanzio: Reflection on Field Studies SW

The most important thing that I have learned about myself during BECY is that I am way stronger than I thought I was. Before this program I never thought I could move huge rocks, swing a pickaxe, and I never envisioned myself using a chainsaw. But now I know that I can kick some ass […]