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Gift Idea: DIY Mug

Hi friends!

Today was a good day! It was Secret Santa in my work group, and some of the gift ideas were absolutely hilarious, ranging from Dungeons and Dragons dice wrapped in money (to bump the total gift cost to the expected $10) to a “cat-in-a-bonnet pillowcase”. 102 more words

Friends

Emergency Notifications, Texting, and the FCC

Since 1990, federal law has required colleges and universities to have a notification system for emergencies such as natural disasters, active shooters, bomb threats and more.   458 more words

Blue Lights On Campus are Security Theatre...And That's Okay

Blue light emergency phones became mainstays on college campuses about thirty years ago. During freshman orientations nationwide, students are instructed to push the ‘call’ button on the always-lit LED blue towers when they feel unsafe, and campus police will respond through a speaker and arrive at the location. 763 more words

Bird Feeders or Hipster Donuts?

Student Affairs sometimes means doing impromptu events when a group on campus needs you. For me, that was this week. We made biodegradable bird feeders made of bagels dipped in peanut butter and bird seed. 131 more words

Experiences

Nyland 2nd Floor

Upon receiving an RA position in Nyland hall, one of my first concerns was decorations. Now, two weeks into living as a resident advisor, I realize that the aesthetic is not all there is to caring for and serving a floor of college students. 73 more words

Hamilton Floor Theme

ALEXANDER HAMILTON AHHH

So, about a year ago I became super obsessed with the Hamilton Soundtrack (before you ask I haven’t seen the musical). I’m an RA and when I found out I would have my own floor to decorate, you best believe I instantly knew it was gonna be Hamilton! 283 more words

DIY

Full Swing

Not even a week into the academic year, and I am already hitting the ground running. Between classes, Field Placement, Internship, and all the other experiences I have happening this year, I am truly blessed to be where I am surrounded by so many amazing people. 104 more words

Experiences