There are two days left of spring break for my junior year in college! I know the remaining weeks of the semester are going to fly by (I better get that research paper finished). Thanks to some news I received this week I have a better idea of how my summer is going to go.… Continue reading Spring Break Updates
Never underestimate the power of a good desk & a solid focus playlist! I have a research paper due in six weeks, and I've been struggling to get it going for at least two. I am a writer at heart, but for whatever reason the motivation to get going on this assignment alluded me. I… Continue reading Know What Work Space is Best for Your Productivity
[Insert celebratory noise maker sound here] I'm officially 21 years old and no longer have to worry about whether or not I'm legally old enough to go places! Never mind the fact that I've been paying my rent for three years — I can buy a bottle of wine and that's what it means to… Continue reading I’m an adult now!
In addition to having started my campus job just over a year ago, it has also been roughly a year since I began my internship with locally-based nonprofit Indiana Futsal! What originally began as temporary internship for a sport I'd never heard of before (Oops) has flourished into a yearlong position I'm highly grateful for.… Continue reading How the Impact Awards Indirectly ‘Impacted’ Me
Life updates and my outlook on the last semester of my junior year.Going back to school after three off for winter break is always difficult. It seemed especially hard for me this time because I was sick in some way for the majority of the break. Though I still had several good days of relaxing… Continue reading Reluctance to Excitement
I recently turned down a paid opportunity with a local organization, a very bold move on my part. I had to make the decision to trust that better opportunities would present themselves in the future, a line of thought that is not typical for my realist brain. On paper, the position seemed like a great… Continue reading How your represent your organization matters
First, I lost all respect for one my favorite actors. Now, I have lost an idol. As I write this, there is a knot of anxiety and sadness in my stomach. Up until this point, I had continuously made the subconscious decision to ignore news concerning Johnny Depp’s involvement in the Harry Potter franchise, a… Continue reading The Implications of the ‘Grindelwald’ Casting Decision Cannot be Ignored
Reflecting on this semester and looking ahead to the next. As the fall semester of 2017 comes to a close in the next two weeks, I am looking forward to a few weeks off and the opportunities that next spring has in store for me. This semester has been busy, between my two jobs and… Continue reading Endings & Beginnings:
I want to thank you. I don’t know your name, or where you are, but I hope your existence is peaceful. What I do know is that you told my grandfather “no” three times. In doing so, you saved his life. What I know is that my grandpa was a young, confident member of the… Continue reading To my grandfather’s commanding officer:
The end of summer is a bittersweet time as I look forward to fall and am forced to gear up for yet another busy semester at IUPUI. Unlike in past months, my fall semester includes seven courses and fifteen hours spent working in an office for one of my scholarship programs. I have a lot… Continue reading Back to School: I tried Zumba!