Category: Residential Life

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

Eliza Zachowicz—When I was preparing to come to school, it took me some time to realize that I would be sharing a room with another human. A human that I truly barely knew at all, as we had only met twice in person up until the day we moved in. While you can text back … Continue reading My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

Eating Alone: The Truth.

Eating Alone: The Truth.

Eliza Zachowicz—As a Junior in college, I am almost embarrassed to say this. But, until yesterday, I had never eaten alone in the dining hall. This may come as a shock to some or all of you, because it isn't abnormal to eat alone, this was just something I was afraid of doing. Don't get … Continue reading Eating Alone: The Truth.

Spreading LOVE and PRIDE, One Program At a Time

Spreading LOVE and PRIDE, One Program At a Time

Shay Harris—October is National LGBT History Month and as a Resident Assistant (RA) at The College at Brockport, I decided to do something special to celebrate this. Before my junior year ended, I brainstormed a list of programs I wanted to initiate during my third and final year as an RA. Among my list I … Continue reading Spreading LOVE and PRIDE, One Program At a Time

What to pack for life in the dorms

What to pack for life in the dorms

Everything you'll need to survive living in the Brockport dorms!

The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?

The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?

Alex Bill—Dearest Reader/Recently Denied Applicant/Curious Beings, Today I am writing to help everyone out! I recently was denied from a really great internship that I was fairly confident about! It was a pretty defeating feeling to get that denial email. Yet, I am still standing! I am still here, tapping away at these keys on … Continue reading The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?

New Semester, New You

New Semester, New You

Alexis Marchitte—One of the best things about college is that every semester you basically get a redo. I remember being in high school and thinking "Wow, once I move to college I can completely change who I am and start all over". Now I don't mean change into somebody you aren't meant to be. I … Continue reading New Semester, New You

Eating on Campus: Everything you Need to Know

Eating on Campus: Everything you Need to Know

Kayla Green—One thing a lot of people are unsure about before entering college is food, AKA the most important thing in life. As a freshman living on campus, you will have the choice to get either a 14 meals a week plan or an unlimited meal plan. You get Dining Dollars with both plans, a little … Continue reading Eating on Campus: Everything you Need to Know

Choosing the Right School: Why Brockport May Be the Right Choice for You

Choosing the Right School: Why Brockport May Be the Right Choice for You

Kayla Green—I know a lot of you out there are in the process of deciding on a school to attend next fall or even two falls from now, if you're a junior. I remember this process like it was yesterday, and let me tell you it is not easy. If you are feeling overwhelmed or … Continue reading Choosing the Right School: Why Brockport May Be the Right Choice for You