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…

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…

Five Things I Learned Studying Abroad

  Shay Harris—I have a pretty vivid memory of my youth. Once when I was on a bus with my mother, she told me about a flight she took to visit family down south. As she spoke I remember looking toward the sun and squinting my eyes so that rainbows flared in them. What I…

What freshman year has taught me in two months

Alexis Marchitte—I am only a freshman, but college has taught me more about life in these short 2 months that I’ve been here than I experienced my whole high school career. Your freshman year is all about rediscovering yourself and finding your groove, as I like to put it. To prospective students far and wide,…