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Amanda W.

New Year, New Semester

by Amanda W. February 7, 2012

Well, it’s finally 2012. I seems like 2011 flew right by. So many wonderful things happened. I graduated from a great high school, was accepted by a great university and started my first semester of my college career. I can’t say that 2011 was easy, but it would be a lie to say that it [...]

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Favorite Time of Year

by Amanda W. December 5, 2011

The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas has always been my favorite time of year. There are just so many things I love about Christmas time. When I was younger it was that anticipation for getting Christmas gifts, but as I got older the reasons why I loved Christmas changed. I love going shopping for Christmas [...]

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Choosing Classes for Spring.

by Amanda W. November 11, 2011

So it’s time to pick classes for spring. I’m only a freshman in my first semester but there are a few things I’ve already picked up about choosing which courses I want to take next semester. I still find it hard to believe that I’m almost finished with my first semester of college and I [...]

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by Amanda W. November 2, 2011

I feel like this year Halloween wasn’t just one day but was a whole weekend. Since I was a little kid I always loved this holiday. What could be better? I got to dress up, stay out later, get way to much candy, and there was no school the next day. Although, I’ve grown out [...]

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Why Fontbonne?

by Amanda W. October 18, 2011

A lot of people ask me, ‘Why did you choose to go to Fontbonne?’ Actually there are many reason why I decided to go here. First I knew I wanted to go to school in St. Louis. I lived here my whole life and couldn’t see myself living anywhere else. I also knew that a [...]

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Blood Drive

by Amanda W. October 6, 2011

On Wednesday, October 5, the Psychology Club sponsored a blood drive. I’ve never given blood before but always wanted to. My grandfather, who died from leukemia when I was in grade school, used to give blood often because he was a rare blood type and wanted to help others. I was very close with him [...]

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Nothing Better.

by Amanda W. September 27, 2011

This is my first post of the year, and also my first post ever. I’m so excited to be a part of the Fontbonne blog. The other day I was thinking back to when I was still in high school and college seemed to be so far away. I can’t believe that, even as I [...]

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