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    Heart for Honduras

    The Central American country of Honduras sees, on average, over 880,000 visitors per year. Out of this number, thousands are travelling on a mission trip, and out of those thousands, one is Allie Coogler. During spring break of 2018, Allie, an Alpha Chi Omega junior, chose to travel 1,246 miles away from Tuscaloosa to Valle de Los Angeles, Honduras. Allie travelled with the intention to make an impact on the lives of the Honduran people, and in the end left feeling changed by the very people she went there to serve. Allie’s heart for the people and country of Honduras was beyond evident when we sat down with her to ask her a…

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    Spring Break Service

    Spring Break. It’s a prayer, a blessing, and above all, a rallying cry for college students across the country. The week of refuge comes halfway through the spring semester, at a time when students seem to need it most, with exams, essays, and group projects flying in at lightning speed. At Alpha Chi Omega, spring break travels took our members all the way from the sunny tropics of the Bahamas to the chilly slopes of Colorado. Dorsey Shamblin, a junior Alpha Chi, spent her spring break on a mission trip to Cuba, a rather unconventional destination, and a country that only recently opened back up to the United States for travel. Cuba, a…