Author: Marie Fischer

Making a Global Difference, Close to Home

Making a Global Difference, Close to Home

Marie Fischer—Growing up, there was never a time that I was scared to go to school, the concern of my safety never being an issue. Today, I can't help but think about what a luxury I've been given to never fear sitting in my classroom for fear of not making it home. But is that … Continue reading Making a Global Difference, Close to Home

Finding your way through Sorority Recruitment

Finding your way through Sorority Recruitment

Marie Fischer—In the sorority world here at Brockport, it's been a crazy hectic time. We just finished out our formal recruitment and last night we officially welcomed in 17 new members into our sorority. For me, it's been a wild weekend thinking about how I'm officially two years old in sorority time, making me one of the … Continue reading Finding your way through Sorority Recruitment

Taking On All That Brockport Offers

Taking On All That Brockport Offers

Marie Fischer—Starting out my junior year, I knew I wanted to be more involved within the school's theatre department. I had known a lot of the professors, and from the time I spent in my drama club in high school, I knew it was something I'd want to have be a part of my life for … Continue reading Taking On All That Brockport Offers

Abby Wambach Comes to SUNY Brockport

Abby Wambach Comes to SUNY Brockport

Marie Fischer—On homecoming weekend this year, I had the opportunity to listen to Abby Wambach speak at SUNY Brockport for only 5 dollars. You bet I didn't miss that chance. If we're being honest, I didn't know much about Abby Wambach prior to going to this event. All I could have told you beforehand was … Continue reading Abby Wambach Comes to SUNY Brockport

New Horizons; Old Stomping Grounds

New Horizons; Old Stomping Grounds

Marie Fischer—It's crazy to think that this time last year, I was being accepted to study abroad at the University of Maynooth in Ireland. I was so ready to get out of Brockport and see all the new things that this world had to offer me. Little did I know when I got back, just … Continue reading New Horizons; Old Stomping Grounds

Professors: Friend or Foe?

Professors: Friend or Foe?

Marie Fischer—When I left high school, one of my biggest fears was that I would never be able to relate to my teachers like I did in high school. My classes were going to be bigger, and the amount of time in which I could just walk into their room was going to be shortened. … Continue reading Professors: Friend or Foe?

1 Year & 2 Weeks in and I’m Changing My Major

1 Year & 2 Weeks in and I’m Changing My Major

Marie Fischer—When I was little, I was so fascinated by the work my parents did. They're both nurses, so our dinner table conversations were far from the norm. They consisted of conversations full of blood, broken bones, puke. Definitely not what you were hearing at most tables. I remember envying them for the things they … Continue reading 1 Year & 2 Weeks in and I’m Changing My Major

Post Spring Break Blues

Post Spring Break Blues

Marie Fischer—Hey everybody! It sure has been awhile, but it seems to me that my body is slowly, but surely, adjusting back to the college grind. Where do I even begin? Well how about spring break! I was super lucky that over spring break  my dad had agreed to take a couple of days off … Continue reading Post Spring Break Blues

New Semester, New Me. Right?

New Semester, New Me. Right?

Marie Fischer—My second semester here at Brockport has brought me so many new beginnings that I don't even know where to begin. In just a month's time, I went from having too much time on my hands, to not enough, and I wouldn't want it any other way. Before coming to school I had heard from … Continue reading New Semester, New Me. Right?