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…

Here’s a Question: “So, Why Brockport?”

Shay Harris—It’s a question I’ve gotten a few times while walking backwards and giving a tour of my lovely campus, currently under construction. What follows is usually my eyebrow furrowing and me pinching my chin. Thinking. After taking a break, I inhale and give three answers: the people, opportunity for growth, and money. Brockport wasn’t my…

Walking for Brain Injury Awareness

Shay Harris—As a member of The College at Brockport’s Leadership Development Program, my group and I (mostly my group, since I was a late add-on) organized a walk-a-thon this past Saturday in an effort to raise awareness for brain injury. I did a lot of heavy lifting and was the photographer of the day. Even though my…

Introductions: Who am I and What’s Going On?

Shay Harris—Hi, hola, and bonjour! My name is Shaquan “Shay” Harris and I’m one of the newest additions to the Winging It crew. I’m currently a sophomore here at the good ol’ College at Brockport, studying English (the creative writing track), Psychology, and Communications. I love cats, seafood, I’m from Brooklyn, New York, and my…