Rollins College students spend spring break doing hard labor in Miami
The words spring hollister uk break in Clickkeyword[Miami+Heat]” >Miami conjure up images of beach parties, bikini clad butt cheeks, and beer drenched undergrads doing the dirty in Ocean Drive hotel stairwells. We’ve all been there, and we still don’t remember how we got that butterfly tattoo on our lower back.
But for a group of Clickkeyword[Rollins+College]” >Rollins College students, last week meant something else entirely: a hell of a lot of hard work. A dozen guilt ridden undergrads from Clickkeyword[Winter+Park]” >Winter Park, Florida, came to Miami not to drink but to experience life as an undocumented immigrant through a program called Alternative Spring Break. First stop: the tomato fields and tree nurseries of Homestead.
“It was exhausting,” admitted Clickkeyword[Ian+Wallace]” >Ian Wallace, a Rollins junior with a serious sunburn from the previous day’s work. “We were on our knees, in the dirt, with pesticides all over the place for five hours. I can’t imagine doing this for 12 hours a day on minimum wage.”
Day two: a low hollister uk income school in Little Clickkeyword[Haiti]” >Haiti. So much better than Clickkeyword[South+Beach+(Miami+Beach)]” >South Beach!
“Yesterday was more labor intensive,” sophomore Kajsa Mashaw Smith said as she helped corral unruly kids after school at Clickkeyword[Jesse+McCrary]” >Jesse J. McCrary Elementary. “Today is all about immigrant children, which is really why I came on this trip.” What she was really looking forward to, however, was visiting immigration court later in the week.”We make sure that the trip is fun, but also empowering,” the Cuban American explained. “The whole purpose is to get a comprehensive sen hollister uk se of the issue of immigration hollister uk . Not to get one side of the debate, not to rely on the media, but to make us more conscientious people.”
Yet even when the students tried to have a little traditional spring break fun attending a Miami Heat game Tuesday night they ended up suffering. The Heat blew another lead, losing its fifth straight.