Author - Joey Alligier

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Dear Santa,
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Thas’ why we Friends!
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The Girls ask the Guys, it’s always a Surprise
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Passion in Pictures
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How bout’ them Chiefs?
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Friendz Fuh Dayz
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Run Pumkpin Run!!
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Kickin’ it Old School
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Who Needs Zack Morris Anyway?
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The End is Where We Begin

Dear Santa,

The taste of the chicken flavor is becoming mundane and you just watched the series finale of Prison Break. This is the most wonderful time of the year for college students who consistently indulge in Ramen Noodles and their roommate’s Netflix. It’s December. Which means: School is out soon Christmas is around the corner Socks with Rudolph on them are socially acceptable As the jolly man in the, simply put, soft-large-red-onesie is fast-approaching, instead of paying attention in class, I daydream of the things on my WANT list. This year that includes: TOMS A phone case Adidas watch Camera tripod[…]

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Thas’ why we Friends!

This is the Thanksgiving Break edition of the “Thas why we Friends” series here on my blog. I set out to make a creative and funny, yet informative video with my friends. A parody, a funny high school story, or maybe try to gauge the impact that college has. Instead, this is what I got….. Thanks Katie and Amber, nothing changes.  Keep on and keep God, Joey

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The Girls ask the Guys, it’s always a Surprise

Your heart is beating out of your chest, your hands are clammy, the answer seems to be inevitably NO, but you hope for a miracle, questions and concerns involving the “what ifs” are running rampant, breathing is not possible because you forgot how, AHHHHH… welcome to TWIRP week. The main topic of blogs this week is TWIRP- The Woman Is Required to Pay. It’s obvious that this event can be for those with significant others or someone who is simply eyeballin’.  The ladies define this as a risky scenario of putting themselves on the front line of the battlefield known[…]

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Passion in Pictures

Pictures capture a moment in time. A spot in history that can never be truly replicated. Snapping the obnoxious laughter from a more-corny-than-actually-humorous joke or catching the relief of a runner crossing the finish line is a fulfilling feeling. But it’s not fulfilling simply because the picture isn’t blurry. It’s fulfilling because there’s a story behind the picture. This story can impact the way you live because it molds the way you view life, people, and individual moments. Maybe it’s obvious and maybe it’s up to interpretation. For example, the corny joke is from a blooming friendship that is an[…]

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How bout’ them Chiefs?

I am a recently-turned 20 year old who has in the past few years taken a genuine interest in sports on a deeper level. As I came into my own in this sense I already had some teams that interested me. One of them was the good ol’ Kansas City Chiefs. This interest was definitely an inherited passion. My recollection is of my brother Brandon’s influence impacting me. In the time I have earnestly followed the team it has been a less than enjoyable experience. I would say that we have had quite a bit of talent, especially last year,[…]

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Friendz Fuh Dayz

Eleanor Roosevelt, in all of her sorta-creepy-I-married-my-fifth-cousin, wisdom tells us, “Many people will walk in and out of your life, But only true friends will leave footprints in your heart” While I would respect this opinion and agree that it could hold some weight in a normal person’s view, I would contend that true friends don’t just leave footprints. True friends come in and jack stuff up. They decide to rearrange the completely thought out organization of your life. They even like to steal your popcorn maker your mom got you for your birthday or prank you with literal dog[…]

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Run Pumkpin Run!!

Hearing the roar and cheer of over 2,000 people accompanied by the footsteps of yours and those around. Out of nowhere the corner is rounded to match the noise with bodies and visible encouragement, the unspoken knowledge as well as feeling is that this is the moment. This moment defines the past 22 minutes. The strides get bigger and the breath gets heavier. The mind and body start to focus and run off of pure adrenaline. The focus on that finish line and the one guy left ahead. Pushing harder and harder even when the energy reserves seem to be[…]

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Kickin’ it Old School

Well, in honor of Throwback Thursday, let’s take a trip down the memory lane of Joseph Blake Alligier Starting off I was born premature at 27 weeks, addicted to illegal substances, and I also had a brain atrophy. In short I wasn’t supposed to live and when I did, I was not supposed to walk, talk, or really function in a sufficient manner. Little did the world know, this is where my life would start. *fun fact- my biological mother is 4ft 8in, Caucasian, has blonde hair, green eyes, and no recollection of who my father is. Just let that[…]

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Who Needs Zack Morris Anyway?

Welcome to class everyone! Just call me A.C. Slater! I wish…. I haven’t ever been a huge fan of the idea of “Shew-lll” I mean, the idea of going to a brick, cement building at a time my eyes longed to observe the intricate design of my eyelids just sounds like… (Insert pun of boring, meticulous, soul-stealing venture). NOT A CHOICE FAVORITE. However, if school could be the social aspect, I think I would be down. If it could be similar to New Student Orientation week here at MNU, I would love it. Volleyball tournaments and slip n’ slides FUHDAYZ! Or[…]

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The End is Where We Begin

Everyone…. It’s the moment you have all been waiting for.. I would go as far to say the most anticipated event within the last 3 minutes! No, it’s not any other scandalous happening with Miley Cyrus, thankfully. However, the window into my life is open once again! Well, the last time we talked I was about to embark on what I would later learn to be the BEST summer of my life. It was one, if not the greatest, learning and growing experience I have been apart of! I traveled on behalf of MNU as a camp counselor all over[…]

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