Adult Life

Second. Semester. Senior.  The three words that make me cringe. As a second semester senior, I have faced several struggles throughout my college career, and often ponder what my next step will be after graduation; but as a second semester senior I have also gained...

A Tribute to the First-Generation College Student Identity

Over the course of these past three years, I have realized that what I am most thankful for is being a first-generation college student. Being the first in my family to attend college has motivated me far more than anything else to achieve my goals in life. Although...

Recommend Me!

Recommend Me! Recommend me! Whether it’s college or job applications, letters of recommendation are somehow always hard to come by. But it’s important to keep in mind that there are plenty of people on whom you have made an impression, either knowingly or...

From Freshman to Senior, A Reflection

Looking back on freshman year I remember a very nervous, timid, and anxious Nahomi. Coming to such a big school was definitely something I was neither prepared for, nor expected. I think my biggest fear was not finding my own place, or sense of belonging, especially...

My Social Wheel

At a recent residential life meeting, we were asked to fill out two sheets of paper. On the first was a circle that asked about my personal traits- the type of books I enjoy reading, the words I would use to describe myself, etc. On the second was a circle that asked...