Why self-care can be dangerous

At many points in my college experience, there were times when I was not feeling the best. The injustices in the world and in the community, in addition to my personal life made it challenging to socialize with others, go out, and being mindful of the moment. It is...

Mentors: they taught me what it means to be me.

My mentors are my friends. I laugh with them, cry with them, think with them, question them, eat with them, and just be with them. Each of my mentors came into different times of my life and brought out different parts of me. They have kept me grounded in my values,...

Summer of Love

Hello I’m First! It is so great to be back and blogging! I am having a great summer! I still cannot believe that I will be starting on my second year of college in less than a month. In the last academic school year, I took a course called, Teaching Culturally and...

Spring Break: Utah

Bucket List: √ Arches National Park √ Canyonlands National Park √ Colorado National Monument GO BACK TO ARCHES and CANYONLANDS… (Hopefully someday soon). The Outdoor Education at Colorado College offered a six days and five nights car camping trip to Utah at a...

Let's talk about $ in College

With college, there are many unseen expenses that we do not think about; they are the hidden fees. These fees can include laundry, books, transportation, personal hygiene, entertainments, and the list goes on. However, these fees can also be tackled if we know what...