Category Archives: students

Making (And Keeping) New Friends

Nothing kills your social life like a two-year global pandemic. Not only was it virtually impossible to meet new people, but keeping up with existing friends could at times be an emotionally exhausting task. Can anyone else relate? The good … Continue reading

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Take a Sick Day

This morning, my partner woke up and immediately told me he’s not going to work today. He’s been feeling sick for a few days, and while he’s pretty sure it’s just allergies, he decided he needs time to rest if … Continue reading

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5 Ways to “Get Yourself Out There”

Have you ever been in a rut in life, and someone tells you to just “get yourself out there?” What does that even mean? As we’re still grappling with the pandemic, many of us continue to feel isolated and scared … Continue reading

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Failed Internship Applications

The amount of internships I have applied for and either been ignored or rejected is comical. I have felt like I am not worthy of those internships and that there is always someone better. Well though there may be someone … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Monday After Daylight Saving Time Starts Should be a National Holiday

Let me just start by saying this is a joke – kind of. I have been a longstanding member of the group that wants to eradicate daylight saving time entirely, but as the years go on it seems like that … Continue reading

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Spark of Spring

I have a flower in my office, or at least I did. When I brought it in back in February, I was so proud of it. The small buds it had just sprouted had just began to grow, just began … Continue reading

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Should You Go to Grad School?

Back in May 2020, the pandemic had only just started, I was between jobs, and not really sure what my future would be. From very early in my college career, I had been considering the option of going to graduate … Continue reading

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Winter To Do List: Pond Skimming

With the threats of impending ice, salt-covered highways, and school delays growing ever more present in our hypothermic lives, spring seems more like misplaced hope than an actual change in seasons. Yet, for the skiers and snowboarders in our lives, … Continue reading

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Job Shadowing

What is job shadowing? It is a temporary non-paid noncredit experience where you follow an employee at an organization and learn about a particular job or industry. While shadowing, you experience the normal day-to-day activities they might experience while working … Continue reading

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Gap Years

This is my last semester of college as an undergrad, set to receive my Bachelor of Science in Biology. It feels like a long yet short journey since high school graduation, but I am ready for the future. Being a … Continue reading

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