Tag: senior year

Advice to “Freshman Me”

Advice to “Freshman Me”

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

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

Spring Break 2k18

Spring Break 2k18

Shay Harris—Some people spent their Spring Break in Florida, Ireland, and New York City. For the fourth year in a row, I spent mine in Brockport. Personally, I like the campus when it's a ghost town. There's a calmness that creates a wonderful atmosphere to reflect and work. While on break, there are a few … Continue reading Spring Break 2k18

Why take advantage of every opportunity?

Why take advantage of every opportunity?

NancyLea Illsley—Have you ever not taken advantage of a certain opportunity, then kicked yourself for not pursuing it? Yeah, I've been there too. That is why you need to take advantage of every opportunity. It may seem like a lot to handle, saying you're going to take on these opportunities being presented to you, but … Continue reading Why take advantage of every opportunity?

Rounding Out My Senior Year With Theatre

Rounding Out My Senior Year With Theatre

Shay Harris—When I was younger, my mama would often tell me that I should be an actor. I had a flair for the dramatic and entertaining people, but learning lines and performing a story never seemed like something I would do. Then came Deathtrap, a play written by Ira Levin. It was the first of … Continue reading Rounding Out My Senior Year With Theatre

Sports and Laughter: A Weekend at the College at Brockport

Sports and Laughter: A Weekend at the College at Brockport

  Shay Harris—Whenever life hits me harder than I’d like it to, my mamma likes to remind me of a wonderful superpower I have. Now, this superpower isn’t exclusive to me. It’s something we all have and it’s the ability to make choices. We can choose to be angry or sad, empathetic or apathetic, whether … Continue reading Sports and Laughter: A Weekend at the College at Brockport

How to Tell if a School Is Right for You

How to Tell if a School Is Right for You

Cat Mattis—I have a cousin that is graduating high school this year. Her top two schools at the moment are Brockport (YAY!) and Potsdam. I go to Brockport, so of course, I am getting many questions about the school, but there's one question my aunt asked me that I wasn't able to give a very … Continue reading How to Tell if a School Is Right for You

Summer Work, Fall 2016, and Working for Brockport Student Government

Summer Work, Fall 2016, and Working for Brockport Student Government

Alex Winslow—This has been a very fun and memorable summer vacation. To start it off, I got to go see Celtic Woman which is a group that I really like. But my highlight would have to be what comes next! One of the biggest challenges I have faced and conquered has been to lose weight. … Continue reading Summer Work, Fall 2016, and Working for Brockport Student Government