Category Archives: students

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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Positive Affirmations

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely” -Roy T. Bennet, The Light in the Heart … 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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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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#Procrastinator

I don’t know why, but I always feel more motivated during the fall semester than the spring semester. It just seems that the closer I get to graduation the worse my procrastination gets. As bad as my procrastination and motivation … Continue reading

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A Running Diary of My Thoughts While Reading Academic Journals for Class

(Helpful advice in bold) Okay. I’m done with my internship for the day, I ate dinner, I got this. What time is it now? Wow, 7:00? Huh. Well, how many pages do I have? Okay…so there’s 25 pages, minus three … Continue reading

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome is when you feel you are not qualified or deserve to be where you are despite all of your skills, talents, and accomplishments. The first time I experienced imposter syndrome was a few weeks before I transferred to … 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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Valentines Day Gift Guide

I have always loved Valentine’s Day ever since I was kid. Valentines Day does not have to be just for those with significant others! This is just a day to express love and appreciation. So let’s talk about different ways … Continue reading

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