Category Archives: Life at USG

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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Staying Positively Positive

The first week of the semester is almost over! Lots of people find this time of year exciting, and rightly so! New classes, new chances to learn, new challenges–it’s undoubtedly going to be interesting if nothing else. That said, some … Continue reading

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Routine is medicine

A routine is, “a sequence of actions regularly followed; a fixed program”(Definition from Oxford Languages) Next week is the start of a new semester. Winter break was great! Getting to relax and do things that normally I wouldn’t have the … Continue reading

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What to watch over winter break?

At this point we are amidst the chaotic time in the fall semester with finals, research papers and group projects – these past couple weeks have felt nonstop just go, go, go. As we wrap up the semester, we are … Continue reading

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Happy Winter Break

I can’t decide if I feel as if this semester felt longer or shorter? Either way, it was a tough semester! I have been ready for winter break to begin since midterms, who’s with me? I’m personally going to use … Continue reading

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