A Conversation with Oprah

As a freshman in college, it’s unheard of that I would have the opportunity to see Oprah Winfrey. However, UMass Lowell stands by their statement of being truly “for the students.” Oprah Winfrey: author, actress, director, producer, and...

Study, Study, Study

I cannot believe that we are more than halfway done with the Fall semester! Here in Geneva the leaves are changing and giving us beautiful fall foliage to admire. In this post, I want to talk about my favorite spots to study on and off campus. In an earlier post I...

Hello Fall

  Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year. The air becomes crisp, the leaves start to change colors and I get to bring out all the long sleeves and scarves. There are some beautiful and peaceful places on campus that helps me relax and really focus on what...

Help

“Padah, you just need to ask for help,” my friend told me. Yes, I need help. But as a fourth year student, I still do not know how to ask for help. I was sitting in class when my professor was talking about a CC Alumni’s research on sense of belonging at Colorado...

Time Management

Time management is something that many of us college students face daily. Often times I’ve gotten so busy throughout the week and my mind has slipped on an assignment I was supposed to do, or I remember last minute and it doesn’t allow me to put 100% effort into my...

How a Simple Conversation Changed Everything

Entering my first year of college, I was dead set on being a political science and music double major. I figured putting my two favorite things in high school together would ultimately be the best idea.  When I received my schedule for my first semester, however, I...