Category Archives: Life at USG

Outdoor Tour

Recently, Montgomery County lifted most mask mandates for vaccinated residents. As such, I’m optimistic that (at least some) classes will be on campus in Fall. However, when we do return, many students will not know how to get around. So, … Continue reading

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Top Podcast Suggestions

I am a big fan of listening to podcasts. You can get great advice on the go! Listen while you are at the pool, doing the dishes, on a road trip, etc. (great for multi-tasking!). Below are just a few … Continue reading

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Changing your Mindset

My final semester at USG is this fall 2021 semester. Woo!! Most the time I feel excited to finally graduate and thrilled for what’s to come post college. There are some moments of fear… that I am not ready for … Continue reading

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Student Engagement Awards Night

Getting involved on campus during college can sound overwhelming. College is hard enough why should I add more stuff to my plate? There are so many benefits to getting involved on campus. Benefits of getting involved include finding new interests, … Continue reading

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Inclusion 101

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network recently published a research paper outlining how colleges can best help Autistic students. As an Autistic student myself, I decided to see how well USG is doing. Let’s look at ASAN’s guidelines: Show that you … Continue reading

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Time to Accept that Awareness Isn’t Enough

It’s almost April, and that means life is about to get more dangerous for Autistic people than it already is. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, let’s break this down. What is Autism? Autism … Continue reading

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Women’s History, Just What the Doctor Ordered

International Women’s Day was last Monday, but it’s never too late to celebrate incredible people! So, today, I’d like to introduce you to someone. Meet Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte. Dr. Susan, as her patients called her, was born in 1865 … Continue reading

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Alumni Event Recap

Last night I attended the COMM Alumni Panel set-up by the University Career Center. Alumni are a great resource and I found it super useful to hear about their personal experiences transitioning from college to a job. The COMM alums … Continue reading

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Who are USG Students?

What makes a USG student a USG student? Is it just that we all take our classes through the USG campus or is it about who we are as people? The question “how would you describe USG students?” came up … Continue reading

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Monday Mourning

Today’s installment of Around the Grove features heavy subject matter. If you could be triggered by discussions of filicide, murder, abuse, neglect, or ableism, you might want to skip this one. However, if these topics are not traumatic triggers for … Continue reading

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