November 2014
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Model European Union: Take Two

McDaniel’s delegation representing Ireland.

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This past weekend, I went to Washington, D.C. for the Mid-Atlantic region’s Model European Union simulation with ten other students and a professor who teaches the Politics of Europe class. This was my second time participating in the simulation, and I went in with a lot more confidence […]

My professors are my friends!

To top off an awesome dinner, they let me take cookies home!

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A couple of weeks ago, I was walking out of class when one of my teachers from last year hailed me in the hall. She pulled me over and asked me what I was doing that evening. I nervously answered […]

Off Campus Adventures

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A few weekends ago, my friends and I decided to take advantage of the last sunny days before fall and go to my friend’s house just outside of Annapolis. She has a pool in her backyard–a novel concept for me, as in San Francisco we just have houses all boxed in on each […]

North Carolina: entering the South

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This past weekend, I took Megabus down to North Carolina to visit a good friend of mine from Yellowstone. I spent a night in Virginia when I was looking at colleges; however, aside from this, DC is really as far South as I had ever been in my life. The pickle took me to […]

National Novel Writing Month

Last year’s document.

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In seventh grade, my teacher announced in November that we’d all be participating in National Novel Writing Month. I don’t think she expected anyone to take it very seriously, and we didn’t. A challenge to write 50,000 words in one month held no appeal for most of us. I […]