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“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 … Continue reading

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Dashed Miconceptions of the Honors College Lifestyle

What is it like to live within the Honors College dorm surrounded day and night by all Honors College students?  My first thought about living in Garrett Hall was that I would be surrounded by smart people who would study … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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