Tag: trying new things

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

Eating Alone: The Truth.

Eating Alone: The Truth.

Eliza Zachowicz—As a Junior in college, I am almost embarrassed to say this. But, until yesterday, I had never eaten alone in the dining hall. This may come as a shock to some or all of you, because it isn't abnormal to eat alone, this was just something I was afraid of doing. Don't get … Continue reading Eating Alone: The Truth.

Year Three: 5 Things Junior Year Has Taught Me

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 … Continue reading Year Three: 5 Things Junior Year Has Taught Me

Take the Chance. Say Yes.

Take the Chance. Say Yes.

Alex Bill—Hello, Brockport! Man, I have been one busy bee this semester and let me tell you, there is so much that I have to tell. While this semester seems to be whisking away at the speed of light, the weeks are still slithering by at tortoise speed. While everything has been a bit overwhelming … Continue reading Take the Chance. Say Yes.

The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?

The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?

Alex Bill—Dearest Reader/Recently Denied Applicant/Curious Beings, Today I am writing to help everyone out! I recently was denied from a really great internship that I was fairly confident about! It was a pretty defeating feeling to get that denial email. Yet, I am still standing! I am still here, tapping away at these keys on … Continue reading The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?

New Semester, New You

New Semester, New You

Alexis Marchitte—One of the best things about college is that every semester you basically get a redo. I remember being in high school and thinking "Wow, once I move to college I can completely change who I am and start all over". Now I don't mean change into somebody you aren't meant to be. I … Continue reading New Semester, New You

Leaving Your Comfort Zone: Picking Electives

Leaving Your Comfort Zone: Picking Electives

Spencer Linsner—It's gonna happen at some point during your college career: either you have a Gen Ed requirement that needs to be filled, or maybe you just need a course or two to beef up your schedule for the semester (read: me), or you might have no idea which upper division courses to take for … Continue reading Leaving Your Comfort Zone: Picking Electives

What I took away from freshman year

What I took away from freshman year

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

New Semester, New Me. Right?

New Semester, New Me. Right?

Marie Fischer—My second semester here at Brockport has brought me so many new beginnings that I don't even know where to begin. In just a month's time, I went from having too much time on my hands, to not enough, and I wouldn't want it any other way. Before coming to school I had heard from … Continue reading New Semester, New Me. Right?