On the Hunt

Michele Pettis—Network Club hosted a scavenger hunt this week. Even though only two teams participated (Network Club lost to the team from Marketing Club) the event was not a failure. After searching campus to find the location of mystery photos, the groups had pizza and wings, did card tricks, and “networked” aka chatted about life…

Brockport Athletes Give Back

Michele Pettis—As part of the Giant Read program, Brockport athletes took time out of their busy schedules to spend time with first graders at Theodore Roosevelt School. The event started at 9:30 when a couple dozen Brockport athletes arrived at the school in our vans. They were broken up into groups in the school’s big…

Brockport Symphony Orchestra Has a Night on Broadway

Michele Pettis—On Thursday night, the Brockport Symphony Orchestra played “A Night on Broadway”. The evening featured songs from Show Boat, Porgy & Bess, Carousel, West Side Story, The Music Man, Beauty and the Beast, and My Fair Lady. The orchestra spotlighted performances by vocal soloist Mary Wojciechowski and trumpet soloist Stephen Jessup. The concert was both entertaining…

The Faculty are Friends, Not Foes

Michele Pettis—As a college student, it’s easy to get caught up in our own little, busy, worlds and start to forget that the person lecturing in the front of the classroom is an actual human being and not some very life-like automaton. Every now and then it’s good to get to know the flesh-and-blood side…

Writers Forum – Take a Hike

Michele Pettis—On Wednesday, May 1st, Cheryl Strayed spoke about her book Wild. The college presented her with the Art of Fact Award. The lecture was held off campus at Temple Br’th Kodesh in Brighton. I have not yet read Wild, but it is on my summer to-read list. I can’t wait until the semester is…

My Twitter Relationship

Michele Pettis—I was perfectly content with my relationship with Facebook until Twitter came along. It’s like when there is suddenly a new kid in your class and you can’t take your eyes of him/her. Your current friends are great and all, but this new person represents so much mystery and intrigue. I joined Twitter in…

Scholar’s Day – Dream Travels

Michele Pettis—I want to go to New Zealand. Bad. I’ve wanted to go there since I learned that those awesome mountains and fields featured in The Lord of the Rings were not computer generated. I’ve watched every Travel Channel show on New Zealand. I’ve bought half a shelf’s worth of New Zealand travel books. I’ve hung…