Category Archives: Blogs

Working on the edge

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Walking across campus as a senior is an interesting thing. No matter where you go, it’s sure to stir up some memory somewhere. Four years is a relatively short time, but the amount of memorable moments crammed in there is

A letter to my freshman self

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Dear college freshman me,   Hey, you, congratulations on graduating and starting college. Hard to believe where the last four years have gone, right? I know that feeling; I’m experiencing it right now. Friends are out and I’m sitting at

Don’t panic!

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As of last night, I have had exactly two panic attacks in my life. The first one displayed the normal symptoms: shortness of breath, a racing heart and feeling faint. Yesterday’s attack was much more serious. I woke up with

Hitting the road after graduation

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Well this is it, my last blog. I know, I know it’s a sad moment in all of our lives. I want to thank you all for listening to my ramblings over the last semester; it’s been a blast. After

The big lesson: Learning to fail

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When I stepped onto campus four years ago, I had no idea what would come of my time at Gannon. I had no idea who I would become, who I would meet, what I would do here. I was nervous

Carefree travels in Indianapolis

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A few months ago, I wrote a blog about how my friend Lydia and I were going on a road trip to Indianapolis for a concert. Over Easter break, Lydia and I finally made the trek to the city in

Performing a mental health ‘reset’

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I had the privilege of attending a lecture given by Stacy Pershall, a woman plagued by several mental illnesses. She battled an eating disorder and borderline personality disorder for a majority of her life. Her lecture was about living and

Traveling around the world as a student

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Traveling is one of the greatest things in the entire world, well to me at least. I love getting to explore a new country, state or city. I think traveling makes you open your eyes and see the world in

Obsessed with Jim Gaffigan

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As Carrot Top once taught us, comedy often has the potential to be very, very unfunny. From the screaming, arm-flailing antics of the Dane Cooks of the world, to the spoken-word art of former musician Henry Rollins, comedians spend their

Getting my foot in the door at the Olivier Awards

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College is all about having once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Being a college student means that more options are available to you to try amazing things and fulfill some of the things you’ve hoped and dreamed about for years. It takes a lot