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My Airport Adventures

One of the most difficult parts of going to school across the country is that you have to get home and back. First, I want to say that from my airport, I have never taken a direct flight because I want whatever will get me where I need to go at the cheapest price. As [...]

The most wonderful time of the year: Jan Term

Ah, Jan term, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. It’s an extended holiday break for some, a chance to get out of the country for others. It can provide an opportunity to make extra cash, a chance to enjoy campus without the stress of a full class load, or a chance [...]

Allow me to reintroduce myself

Hi, y’all! I’m Amber, a senior studying English and Spanish with a minor in Writing. I’ve been writing on the blog for the past two years, and I’m excited to start up again during my last semester as I flop around trying to figure out what to do come the end of May.




So, as I mentioned in my last post, I am traveling in Montreal! Although it is not as radically different as my trips to Ghana and Botswana, it is still exciting. I am staying in a luxurious hotel room with its own kitchen, a rooftop pool, and gym facing out over the city. Traveling with [...]

Things to do with a Spring Break

I’m sure you are wondering, as I wondered oh so long ago, what does a college student do  for spring break? Here are several examples:

1) Stay at school. The campus is quiet, so it is easy to get work done. Not only that, but if you have an on campus job you can usually [...]