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Marielle

It Feels Good To Be A Gangster

by Marielle January 29, 2014

Okay, this post is gonna be about Griffin Gang, which is one of the organizations I’m involved in here at Fontbonne. It’s new this year, so it’s been a little slow to start, but it has a lot of potential. Its purpose is to support the athletic programs at Fontbonne by having events centered around [...]

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The Boys are Back in Town

by Marielle January 23, 2014

WELL here we are back in school again. Is it really my last semester in college? Welp, as long as I don’t accidentally fail something, it sure is. Medical Nutrition Therapy II, Experimental Foods, Microbiology, and HES Senior Synthesis are all on the schedule for the next few months, and then that’s all, folks! So [...]

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Changing of the Seasons

by Marielle December 2, 2013

Now that the brief respite of Thanksgiving break is behind us, finals are just around the corner. Honestly, I’ve never worried much about finals, because stress is unproductive! If you feel yourself getting overwhelmed, just remember that you can only do your best, and nothing more. Here are some other things you can do to [...]

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I’ve Got With Me All That I Need

by Marielle November 25, 2013

Okay, this post is probably gonna come off as a little cheesy, but who doesn’t get cheesy around the holiday season? Everyone likes to talk about what they’re thankful for this time of year, and I’d like to say that I’m thankful for people. Anyone in particular? Not really; I’m being purposefully vague. While it’s [...]

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Work Hard, Shop Hard

by Marielle November 21, 2013

Tuesday was super exciting this week… because it was Environmental Club’s shopping night at Rosemary Grove! Rosemary Grove is a great store in Kirkwood that sells Fair Trade items supporting both the local economy and developing countries around the world. We have a partnership with them – anytime you shop there and mention us 10% [...]

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Shout It From The Rooftops

by Marielle November 12, 2013

I feel like I’ve been slacking on my environmental propaganda duties, so I’m going to take this opportunity to throw out a few reminders of some Environmental Club/Dedicated semester events we have coming up: November 15th: America Recycles Day! For one joyous day out of every year, we get to celebrate the beauty of Americans [...]

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Here We Are Now, Entertain Us

by Marielle November 5, 2013

Who has two thumbs and is excited about Spirit Week?!? Unsurprisingly, THIS kid right here. Back in my high school days, Spirit Week was a super big deal because we got to dress up according to themes (already right up my alley) and NOT WEAR OUR SCHOOL UNIFORMS. Now that I’m in college, I don’t [...]

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Dance, Dance

by Marielle October 29, 2013

You may think that as a senior in college, I’ve finally reached the point where I’m sick of going to school dances. You would be wrong. I love music, I love dancing, and I love dressing up. Hence, I have not missed one single school dance since my freshman year of high school. Homecoming, Winter [...]

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Take the Time to Appreciate

by Marielle October 23, 2013

When someone asks me what my favorite course has been so far during my time at Fontbonne, I always give the same answer: Music Appreciation. This response has the tendency to baffle people. I took it first semester my freshman year, it’s a Gen Ed class, and it has absolutely nothing to do with my [...]

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After the Boys of Summer Have Gone

by Marielle October 15, 2013

Let’s be honest here: I’m a summer girl. I like warm (borderline hot) weather, laying out in the sun, and wearing flip flops and tanks. But I can get on board with fall. After all, it does bring about my favorite holiday: Halloween! Fontbonne always does a good job of celebrating the holiday with a [...]

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