Whether you like it or not, the story to this campaign is historic. As a young woman who was raised mainly in an extremely conservative family, I’ve found my own path down the “center aisle” of republicans and democrats over time. No, I was not thrilled with our choices. Honestly, I voted for Bernie in the… Continue reading Why I Hope We Make History
In honor of Thanksgiving’s close arrival, I’ve decided to start this month off with The Gratitude Challenge. It’s a small thing to focus on every morning, but the results are lasting. If you click the link above you can join me! Day 1: Challenge reflection. I accepted this challenge because I’ve noticed that some days… Continue reading Gratitude Challenge
The day arrives. 🎓 You’ve made it! Whether it took four years, 5.25 years, or three different schools, the degree you spent all those hours in the library for is yours. When you get that diploma in the mail, holding it in your hand feels like you’ve got the world at your fingertips. From this moment on, everything… Continue reading What No One Tells You About College Graduation
This morning I took out the trash as I headed to my car for a fun day at the beach with a friend. With a swimsuit on and an oversized t-shirt on top (see the featured image), I walked to the dumpster. A man sitting in his car rolled down his window as I walked… Continue reading Harassed At The Dumpster
I’ve spent the last forty-five minutes in tears over people I’ve never met. Over people I may never meet. We do, however, have one thing in common. We’re Americans. We live in a country where, just three days ago, we were drinking and saying “cheers to the greatest country in the world”. Don’t get me… Continue reading Where is the Love?
My alarm blared at 6am – way too early for a Saturday morning. I grumbled, probably smashed the snooze button a time or two, and slowly made my way to the shower. I had less than two hours before I was taking the SATs. Within minutes, that test would be the last thing on my… Continue reading Year Five Without Him
Greek Life: Everyone’s got opinions. Since the start of my college career, this was mine: “Just no”. I had no interest, I didn’t care for it… But I also had no clue. When I heard about Kappa Delta coming to UNCW’s campus, my first thought was: “GIRL SCOUT COOKIES”. Girl Scouts of America is one of Kappa… Continue reading I Did It For My Resume