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It’s Never Too Late For A Peace Treaty
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From Cali to Kansas
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It Has Only Been the 1st Week of School
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The Awkward Dinosaur Tries New Things
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A Look Back On My Break
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Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Tells Your Story?
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🌤 Recap of My Winter Break in Cali 🌤
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Welcome to the Suite Life
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10 Ways You Know You’re in College
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The Surprise on the Way Back

It’s Never Too Late For A Peace Treaty

I hate watching the news. It’s full of hatred and anger. I can’t tell you the last time I turned on Fox News and heard a story of peace and love. Why is it that we live in a day and age where my Bluetooth speaker can tell me the weather report and my daily schedule, but I can’t feel safe walking out to my car after dark? This week we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr Day and I sat through a passion filled chapel, but the whole time I was struggling with the concept of “peace”. Dr. King called[…]

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From Cali to Kansas

After having such a great flight, I had an even better stay in California. When thinking of Cali, all I think of are movies that depict long, white beaches with sparkling blue water, big houses, and rich people driving around in convertibles. The sun always shines, and the streets are full of surfers, skateboarders, tourists taking pictures, and people in bathing suites. I think of palm trees, In-N-Out Burgers, and Mountains or in other words: paradise. The good thing: It was exactly like paradise. The bad thing: It was over too soon. My boyfriend picked me up from the airport and[…]

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It Has Only Been the 1st Week of School

I love how, on the first day of fall semester, everyone is so excited to start school. Students arrive 3+ days early, setting up their dorm rooms, if they are living on campus. Then fall break comes and everyone is so happy the semester is over! Now, spring semester has began. Everyone is coming back as late as possible. Some students are even arriving on campus a few days after their classes have started. I find this, quite, hilarious. It has only been the first week back, and I am counting down the days, till spring break. It has only[…]

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The Awkward Dinosaur Tries New Things

It’s a new semester, a new year, with new classes, a new job, and a time to try new things and start new habits. This week I have begun all sorts of new things. First of all I began my new job as Managing Editor and News Editor of the Trailblazer. I have a new office on campus and brand new coworkers. I got to decorate my office which was awesome and it’s really nice to have a place of my own to get some work done during the day. I’ve been loving my new classes but probably my favorite[…]

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A Look Back On My Break

Hey friends! So this week concludes the first week of classes of second semester here at MNU.  Personally, I am not fully recovered from Winter Break.  It is a strange feeling because I was ready to come back to school.  Being a young adult and going back home is kind of weird.  My mom still wanted to know where I was going, who I was with, and when I would be home.  It really did not make me angry.  It was just kind of inconvenient because living here on campus, you get use to not having to tell anyone any[…]

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Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Tells Your Story?

My current favorite musical is about America’s founding father, Alexander Hamilton. It’s simply titled “Hamilton: An American Musical”. The show opens with the song, “Alexander Hamilton”, and it gives a brief description of who Alexander was and where he came from. I could take you song by song, but there are 46 songs and it would take longer than most people are willing to read, so I’ll sum it up: the musical covers the life and death of Alexander Hamilton and it doesn’t skip the “dirty laundry”. I initially questioned how historically accurate this musical could be, I mean, it’s[…]

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🌤 Recap of My Winter Break in Cali 🌤

Getting to go back home to California, for Christmas and New Year’s, was amazing. I got to see and spend time with all my friends and family, that I had missed so much. It was nice to catch up with my friends, talking about how our fall semester was, what we did, and what our plans were, while we were home. For Christmas Eve morning, my mom and I have a tradition, where we bake all kinds of sweets for Santa and the family. For New Year’s, my mom decided to host, the celebration, at our house. One of our close family[…]

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Welcome to the Suite Life

Living in Spindle 306 is so fun… and strange at times. Our living area is full of crazy and weird things. Here’s a virtual tour of our suite… and why you should come visit sometime. 🙂 Paper snowflakes on the ceiling. Christmas time in Spindle 306 is a blast, including these homemade snowflakes that stay up all winter. A scooter garage. Yes, we actually use them. Scooter rides in the parking lot happen often. Lamps with no bulbs in them. I honestly have no clue why we don’t have lightbulbs in some of our lamps. Decoration, I guess? A toilet[…]

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10 Ways You Know You’re in College

1. Some days you eat one meal, and some days you eat four.  Meal times are not guaranteed in college. It’s easy to be running around so much that you forget about eating altogether. And then, of course, there are those late night fast food runs because you have tons of homework to do and you can’t get it done without something to snack on. 2. If you’re dressing nice, it’s likely because you ran out of clean jeans to wear. People always compliment me when I’m wearing leggings and a dress, but little do they know it’s only because[…]

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The Surprise on the Way Back

I happen to hate airports lately. Even though I enjoy the opportunity to travel between two countries, the flights take everything from me. I have been to every possible situations on airports: delayed flights, cancelled flights, missing suitcase, and trouble with the security. I almost had to spend a night at the airport one time. Every time I come to the U.S., I have to go through customs and security checks and it is a really long and exhausting process. I have to fill out a paper with all the items I carry and answer questions. When I came in[…]

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