As a first-generation college student, most of what I know about applying to, attending, and surviving at university is through my own collective experiences. Needless to say…it has been a tremendously bumpy road.
Crushed egg. Splat. Piano keys. Clang. Comedic skit. Clap. Clap. Clap. These are the visual images displayed before you. A soft hum of a gentle voice, flowing from a girl warming up before her performance. Rustling of paper as two guys prepare to set the scene for a small play. The clanging of folding, metal […]
A look into how I spend my Friday evenings.
Don’t get me wrong, the snow is really beautiful…I just have a few qualms.
It’s okay to take a break and relax every once in a while.
Alternate title: “Everything that the light touches is yours.”
In this essay I will…compare riding a train to flying?
What did my Fall Break on campus look like? Lots and lots of sleep.
I stood right at the front of the closed doors. Surrounded by the slight murmur of conversation. A line of people gathered behind me, anxiously waiting. I pull my phone from where it hides, tucked away into my back pocket. The time is 7:59. Just one…minute…left. One more minute until I’m confronted with the the […]
Leaving the long stretch of grass, trees, corn fields, and lakes that is Louisiana was one of the hardest and also most exhilarating moments of my life. Saying goodbye to family, friends, childhood homes, and welcoming in new experiences and opportunities with open arms. This is where all those days watching from the window got […]
Hey everyone!!! My name is A’Daja, and I am a first year student at WashU. Go Bears!!! After a nine hour drive from my hometown I’ve finally made it to my four year home. I couldn’t be happier. Just a little bit about myself: I am (or well I plan to be) an English major, […]