Taking a little study break

Two weeks into college, you might notice your classes getting a little more difficult. Of course, that’s to be expected. But trust me: no matter how much you study (or don’t study), you’re likely going to have a lot of stress on your shoulders. Time management and other good study habits can help ease the…

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Painting a church

Let me start by saying I’m not really religious. I come from a mindset that although religion can be a good and beneficial thing, you don’t have to be religious to do something good or have good morals. So, when I got an email on Sunday asking campus-wide help to paint the basement of a…

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Takin’ it to the streets

A few weeks ago, we said goodbye to our graduating seniors. It was a wonderful, but sad day. After being with them for four years, it was hard to see them leave. But then I turned my attention to the new class coming in and now I am eager to see what these students will…

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The Bogside Artists

Passion, that’s what drives the Bogside Artists to tell their story through murals. These three artists have inspired me, because their work comes from such a personal place of inspiration; the civil rights movement in Derry, Northern Ireland. My personal inspiration is different, but still, the effect of such a powerful experience drives these three…

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isn't she lovely?

Spring Term that is. The weather recently reminded me of the start of spring and I can’t help but get excited about everything that spring term brings with it — wiffleball, art, rave, cook-outs, sand volleyball, rugby games, little homework, and well, you get the gist. SPRING TERM IS AWESOME! Most other schools that are…

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:D x 1000

Ok, nevermind the fact that I’ve just reverted to using emoticons (It’s a close-kept secret that most college students are a lot less serious than they pretend to be).  I have the most exciting news, well, for me, at least. I found out that because of the nature of my Independent Study, I am eligible…

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