NancyLea Illsley—Ever been so stressed you just want to break down or give up? Yeah, I've been there too. The final weeks of the semester will be here before we know it. Projects, papers, and presentations become due. We look at it now and go, "Oh I've got time!" — next thing we know it's … Continue reading Don’t Stress, Smile!
Alex Bill—Ok, so the title probably seemed a bit like clickbait, and honestly that was fully intentional. You see, with the busy lifestyles that most have on Brockport’s campus, you have to grab the attention of students somehow! For that I want to apologize, as this is by no means a cure-all for the stressfulness … Continue reading 5 Ways to Absolutely Destroy Stress!
We're at it again! Throughout the entire day on Monday, November 14, the bloggers will share the details of their day on Twitter using #bportlife. Follow the hashtag and use it to send them your questions and comments. It’s your inside look at a day in the life of Brockport students. What do you want … Continue reading A Day in the Life of Brockport Students: Monday, November 14
Alexis Marchitte—Well, I finished my first year of college at Brockport! I finished finals and have been working 45 hours a week at home ever since — ah, living the dream! I wanted to share with everyone what I learned freshman year and hopefully help potential freshmen get an idea of what college will be … Continue reading What I took away from freshman year
Liz Herrmann—Over the past 15 weeks, a ton has happened — a TON! Picking my favorite memory was so difficult because there have been so many! From spending time with residents to the Hunger Games with Late Night, or carving pumpkins! One of my favorite things that I do on campus is Brockapella! We are … Continue reading My Favorite Memory of This Semester: Brockapella Magic
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 … Continue reading Brockport Symphony Orchestra Has a Night on Broadway
On Wednesday there was another installment of Music at the Library. I can't stress how much a love this idea! In my travels across campus, I can squeeze in a quick session of live music. How many people can say that? This month it was a duo of hammered dulcimer and Celtic harp and it … Continue reading Extremely Local Music
What is it about live music? As good as iTunes is at converting sound at the most high-tech resolution, there is just a depth and soul to music you hear in person. Nothing, in my opinion, exemplifies this the way stringed instruments do. At Music in the Library on March 6, the Eastman Guitar Quartet … Continue reading Live Music