Is this a 21st century digital spin on the '60s and '70s Boston University activism? If any revolution does occur it may indeed be downloaded -- but it'll take actually getting off the computer to make it happen.
Ever since we'd first learned about the Revolutionary War in fourth grade, I'd wanted to visit the sites where the events had occurred. So I showed up early, camera-in-hand, to visit the Freedom Trail, a very high priority on my "Must-See" list.
We were visiting a farm that grew fresh fruits and vegetables for The Food Project, an organization that distributed them to hunger relief organizations in the Boston area and local communities that might not otherwise have access to fresh, healthy food.
I had been accepted for Boston University's First Year Student Outreach Project, a program that allows freshmen to come to Boston a week early and get used to living on campus while performing community service in the greater Boston area.
We are the first of our kind. We are interconnected collaborative creatures, and we like to share. We link and like, comment, post and poke. We Yelp when we're hungry, Skype when we're lonely and G-chat throughout the day.