September 25, 2019
By Greg Phillips
Ava Barrett, a Bahamas native, is asking people to donate items at the International Programs office on the bottom floor of Hawkins Hall.
Ava Barrett could feel the fear creeping over her as she watched the TV news.
She’d just been trying to monitor the progress of Hurricane Dorian as it descended upon her homeland of the Bahamas when suddenly the footage became more personal.
As video played from the Bahamas of massive waves crashing into a building,…