Reflections

This blog series is dedicated to written reflections from members, supporters, or guests who attended or participated in SOS events or campaigns.

What inspires me to give

What inspires me to give

A couple months ago, the world was moved by a photograph of a young lifeless Syrian child washed up on a Turkish beach. The death of this boy, Alan Kurdi, was just one out of thousands of stories of Syrian children who have been killed…

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Team Minnesnowta’s journey to #1

Team Minnesnowta’s journey to #1

My first thought when the Facebook page for the 2015 #Staches4Syria went up was that I wanted in, just like I wanted for every one of the past campaigns. However, this time, I had a group of people around me that would support a campaign like this,…

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The Beginnings: A Founder’s Perspective

The Beginnings: A Founder’s Perspective

I was first introduced to Students Organize for Syria from a student at Loyola University who supported her friends for starting this prestigious chapter. She knew I had a passion to speak up to free the Syrian people; a passion which grew throughout the last four…

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Why you should start a Students Organize for Syria chapter at your University; A student’s experience

Why you should start a Students Organize for Syria chapter at your University; A student’s experience

To be honest, when I first decided to start a Students Organize for Syria (SOS) chapter at my school I was scared that I wouldn’t get the support I needed from peers to get the chapter up and running. This is a fear that I’ve…

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Wake Up World

Wake Up World

I want to share my experience in Washington DC at the Syrian Revolution Anniversary with those around me. I may not have the best use of words, but I want to use my voice to stand with the Syrian People. To stand against the indescribable…

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