Author Archives: baxterk

“Once” in a Lifetime Experience

One of my favorite things about the Honors College is that students are presented with many opportunities, such as living-learning trips, to explore interests outside their majors. I love my major and really enjoy taking nutrition classes, but I also love attending concerts and plays and visiting art museums in my spare time. On January 25, I got to do […]

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Finding Female Inspiration: Bonnie St. John, DC Cupcakes, and Outstanding Alumni

Feminism used to have many negative connotations that we as Americans are overcoming everyday. To me, a feminist is someone who stands up for equality.  I’ve been called a feminist before, and yes, I do stand up for women’s rights, but I like to think of myself as more of a “humanist.”  I stand up for everyone’s rights. When I read about […]

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A Crystal Coast Get-Away

I attended the Crystal Coast trip all day Saturday, September 21, 2013. The group’s first stop was the Cape Lookout Lighthouse (via ferry), which seemed daunting at first, but the climb was actually not bad at all! Of course, once we reached the top, there were selfies galore. After that, we walked over to the beach area where we set […]

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An Adventurous Start to Freshman Year

My first living-learning trip with the Honors College was spectacular! Post-Labor day beach time, historical adventuring, and marine life viewing would summarize our excursion to Crystal Cove, Fort Macon, and the Aquarium at Pine Knolls. We began the trip by traveling to Crystal Cove by bus and ferry. Once we arrived, we got to climb the lighthouse and view the […]

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