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reflecting on 2015 & thinking forward on 2016

Well, it has been a very long time since I put my thoughts into words and blogged. To say that my third semester of graduate school was hard would be a huge understatement. 1,046 more words

Graduate School

From surviving to flourishing

A year ago today, I was a bundle of nerves and did a fantastic job pretending I knew what I was doing. I…had no idea. Which horrified me. 967 more words

Weathering the storm

I’m almost done with my first quarter as an #SAGrad and GA in ResLife. As I write this, I have just one more week of courses, have already registered for winter quarter, and am taking a breather on the east coast with family for Thanksgiving Break. 412 more words

Let's Practice What We Preach

I worry about the hypocrisies exhibited by professionals in our field and, at times, the culture of student affairs itself. How we can educate our students about being inclusive, then warn our professionals about how conservative our students are? 170 more words


when your flame thrower is actually a nerf gun

October is upon us again. And again it is winning. In this game I have lost countless hours of sleep, most of my sanity, all of my “free time,” many of the social tokens held in my pocket, and a majority of my back left bottom tooth. 957 more words

Graduate School

One week in

I arrived at Seattle on Sunday, August 9th. The sky was clear, the freeway was busy, and my stomach was fluttering with the possibilities. What will this adventure be like? 324 more words

shot through the heart (with love)

Anyone who is friends with me on Facebook has recently seen my posts quoting the students I worked with this summer. Well, one thing I did not mention was how offended they were when they found out I had a blog and had not mentioned them on it… So here you go. 964 more words

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