Monthly Archives: September 2013

From Sauder to SororityTuesday, September 10, 2013

As I walk down the halls of Sauder during the fall sorority recruitment season, I hear the first year chatter about the dozens of clubs incoming freshmen are excited to join. Usually the list includes a conference club, a club for their intended major and an international student association. Though they’re planning to join a […]

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No Longer Fear FailureTuesday, September 3, 2013

Failure – it’s a word I had an impossible time accepting in high school. I thrived in being successful and I obsessed over being the best in whatever I did. However, upon moving away from home, my friends, my support system, and my familiar comfortable life, I found that my obsession for perfection was not […]

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Being Comfortable in a Strange Environment – 3000 Miles Away From Home

I thought choosing a University that was as far away from home was the ideal option for me. I grew up in the same place for 18 years, having never left my island. I knew everyone and I was comfortable, but I knew I had to explore what more there was to offer. Coming to […]

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Having effortless conversations with like-minded people

When I first joined a sorority.  I wasn’t sure if a) it was really for me b) if I fit in with the rest of the girls At the time there were a bunch of things going on in my life and my parents were not comfortable with the prospect of me being in a […]

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