Category: Student Life

My Top 5 Favorite Study Spots

My Top 5 Favorite Study Spots

None of us like doing homework or studying, but sometimes a cool spot to get all that work done can make it just a little less painful. There's so many great spots around Brockport, but I chose my top 5. Our library is nice, but try out these places instead next time you need a … Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Study Spots

Advice to “Freshman Me”

Advice to “Freshman Me”

What I know as a senior at Brockport, What I wish I knew as a freshman

Welcome Back to a New Year!

Martha Donnelly—Hello, again! I am back to writing on this blog twice a month to give you insight into my life here at The College at Brockport. It is the end of August and classes are in full swing now for the Fall semester which is crazy to me. I don't know about anyone else … Continue reading Welcome Back to a New Year!

Reporting on the National Stage: My Summer Internship at CNN

Reporting on the National Stage: My Summer Internship at CNN

Kayla Green—Summer is always filled with adventures. These adventures usually involve beach trips, bonfires, and day trips with my friends. But this summer brought different kinds of adventures, and ones I never knew I'd be lucky enough to experience. This summer I'm interning with CNN Newsource in Washington D.C. As I write this, I have … Continue reading Reporting on the National Stage: My Summer Internship at CNN

Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently

Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently

NancyLea Illsley—We've got a little over a month left of summer now, and we are all at different points in our lives. There are some of us that feel like we've been stuck in the same rut since school ended two months ago. Others of us have been trying to have as much fun as … Continue reading Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently

Indescribable: My Study Abroad Experience

Indescribable: My Study Abroad Experience

Kayla Green—Europe is indescribable. It's breathtaking, captivating, colorful, and exciting. It's everything. Despite my inability to describe it in simply words, I'm going to try, because it was the best experience of my life. Ever since I was a prospective student at Brockport, I heard all talk about the study abroad program. How it's the … Continue reading Indescribable: My Study Abroad Experience

The Best Thing For You

The Best Thing For You

Eliza Zachowicz—Though some of you may know if you are subscribed to my YouTube Channel, I am currently abroad in the beautiful city of London, England. However, before I arrived at the University of Roehampton, my mom and I decided to have an adventure of our own. Since she had never been to Europe, she … Continue reading The Best Thing For You

Transfer Student Q&A

Transfer Student Q&A

Two of our bloggers, seniors Derick Abbey and NancyLea Illsley, began their Brockport journeys a couple years after the majority of their classmates, when they transferred in from other colleges. Here, they offer their perspectives on making that adjustment — and why they’re glad they did.  How easy did you feel it was to adjust … Continue reading Transfer Student Q&A

My Biggest Fear: Making Friends

My Biggest Fear: Making Friends

One thing I can guarantee is that you'll leave freshman year with a new friend or two and you'll be bummed you have to leave them all summer.

Day in the Life of Shay Harris

Day in the Life of Shay Harris

Shay Harris—Last October I removed myself from social media. Five months later, I reinstalled Instagram so that I could stay connected with people I met during a trip to Connecticut--I could have shared my phone number, but that's super private to me. Since I'm not on platforms which "Day in the Life" typically operates on, … Continue reading Day in the Life of Shay Harris