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…

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…

Aerial view of campus

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…

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…

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,…