The Best Advice I’ve Received: Love Yourself.

Shay Harris—Before going to college I had this beautiful fantasy of what it would all look like. I envisioned purple grass, gold skies, and late nights tearing up the streets in a vehicle that would make Marvel’s Ghost Rider jealous. Now, all of that’s a lie, but I did have expectations—many of which were subverted.…

Day in the Life

Shay Harris—Better late than never, right? Traditionally, Day in the Life consists of us bloggers sharing the ins and outs of our lives through social media. However, I’m no longer on such platforms, so I’m being different by writing this post. So here’s a brief rundown on what my day consisted of: 9:00 am –…

Year Three: 5 Things Junior Year Has Taught Me

  Shay Harris—As my third year comes to an end, I’ve been reflecting on the 2016-2017 school year. In doing so, here are a few lessons that I’ve learned a lot from: Do things that scare you. This school year I was able to present some research at Brockport’s Diversity Conference. My presentation was on the lack…

Enjoying My Own Company

Shay Harris—This past Spring Break I returned home to New York City for a much needed reprieve. I hadn’t been home since New Year’s Day and REALLY missed home — my family, cat, and the oh so wonderful food. Now, I’m the type of person who’s always trying to improve himself. Before leaving campus, I…

Five Things I Learned Studying Abroad

  Shay Harris—I have a pretty vivid memory of my youth. Once when I was on a bus with my mother, she told me about a flight she took to visit family down south. As she spoke I remember looking toward the sun and squinting my eyes so that rainbows flared in them. What I…