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What Are You Doing After Graduation?

Amanda Locker, Majoring in Environmental Science at Purdue University

One of the scariest questions you can ask a college student is, “What are your plans after graduation?”  I mean… 376 more words


Red Rocks

We got to go to Red Rocks amphitheater for the halfway mark of driving the van. Such a cool place! I passed my driving test so that’s good. 19 more words



“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” –Christopher Columbus

Although it’s been a pretty calm and quiet week at the school for me, I am so glad that this week is about to be wrapped up!

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Unit day in Boulder

So yesterday we had a unit day in Boulder after we got our new temporary teams (so far I’m going down the line I’ve been Sun 4, Sun 5 and now I’m in Sun 6). 415 more words


Like a Code Blanket - Beau Braddock

So you write in SQL code, huh? How many databases have you made? Is there any chance you could help me out with some pretty simple Python language? 517 more words

AmeriCorps VISTA

1 week in

It’s been a week since I got here and I’m starting to feel a little more settled. The long weekend sort of threw me off, but we had lots of activities and I met a lot of people in my unit and bonded more with them, so it was a nice break from trainings and classes. 567 more words


Day 36: Waffles, Game of Thrones, and the Longest Grocery Run Ever

(Note: This post was originally written on Sunday, October 5, 2014)

Thing One: I started my Sunday with a spontaneous and delicious homemade waffle. My roommate, M, was making waffles when I woke up, and generously offered to share with me :) I added some sautéed apples and frozen blueberries to boost the waffle’s character, and let me say it was a fabulous way to start my day. 122 more words