Category Archive: going to college

An existential crisis in an emergency room.

*author’s note: This was an essay assignment for my existentialism class. Sorry if you haven’t read Kierkegaard and have no idea what I’m talking about. I provide handy page references if you’d like… Continue reading

Finally a Flyer.

How time flies.  I’ve been a freshman at the University of Dayton for nearly two months now, and I have nearly all positives to report.  I love my roommate and our dorm, I… Continue reading

Stressed, Depressed, and Hot.

Okay, I’m not really depressed.  I’m not actually hot at this exact second, either, but I have been recently.  At least I am stressed, for sure. It’d be nice to say I haven’t… Continue reading

Summertime, and the Living is Easy

That’s at least half true.  While I find myself always always always busy, it’s usually in a positive way.  Good parties, good friends, great times!  While I admit I have neglected to clean… Continue reading

I’m a leader.

At least, I’m now a part of the University of Dayton Honors Scholars Program and I’m invited to a Summer Leadership Program in August.  They’re also giving me an extra grand for my… Continue reading

Best Buds and Random Roommates

My parents played backgammon in the kitchen at breakfast this morning.  Does anyone else play this game?  Does anyone else even know what it is?  I have gradually been formed over the years… Continue reading

Exploiting my absence of domesticity and ability to murder the use of a metaphor.

Earlier today I called my best friend* to ask her if it was okay to iron cotton.  It is.  Except I can’t iron. My best friend isn’t the type to routinely iron her… Continue reading

Not to brag…

…but I have been put in several trying situations recently and am proud to say I have managed to handle myself very well. Situation #1:  Spring break with my best friend and her… Continue reading

“It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success.”

I’m an honors student at University of Dayton.  I was also invited to apply to their Berry Scholars Program.  This program accepts only 30 incoming freshmen, and involves two seminar-style classes each semester. … Continue reading

Out with the old, in with the new?

Friday night, one of my good girl friends and I went up to visit friends at Western Michigan University.  Two of our guy friends attend community college in Kalamazoo, and a few others go to… Continue reading