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Academics

What do you want to be when you grow up?

by Cathy April 23, 2015

First year college students walk in with a lot of insecurities. This is the year we begin to answer the question that our relatives at awkward family parties have been asking us for years: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” We are asked what major we want to do and what […]

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Underwater World

by Carlyn April 22, 2015

Let me take you under the sea. That was the inspiration for my most recent (and last) window display in my independent study visual merchandising class. Erika Kuhn and I worked together on this one on the smaller window (you may remember me posting about the bigger one earlier in the semester). We work together […]

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A Surprising Lesson This Semester

by Dani April 21, 2015

When I began my first semester here at Fontbonne this spring I knew that I was going to learn a lot. With three studio art classes and one modern art history class, how could I not? The thing that surprised me the most was how much I’ve learned in my modern art history class. In […]

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What I Learned at Fontbonne

by Patricia April 21, 2015

The most meaningful thing I will take away from Fontbonne is that the more effort you put in, the greater the reward you will get. I first heard this when a counselor said this at freshman orientation. I have found it to be true for academics and friendships. The more you study, the better grades […]

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My Idol at Fontbonne

by EJ April 20, 2015

I never thought I would be where I am today. I’m glad I have ended up at Fontbonne and I am thankful for every moment along the way. They say everything happens for a reason and I firmly believe that. I have met many people here at Fontbonne in this past year but one person […]

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Forever Purple and Gold

by Carlyn April 20, 2015

It is truly hard to believe how fast the year is winding down. The number of student organization events, class assignments, and final projects is getting lower and lower. It is a very bittersweet feeling. I feel good knowing that I have accomplished so much in the past four years of college. But it is […]

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It’s Tuesday!!!

by Rikia April 15, 2015

Hello everyone:) Can you believe we have a month left of this semester?? I truly cannot, but I am happy to say goodbye to this semester! This fall I will finally graduate, 10 years overdue, but I did it. I am so happy to be a student at Fontbonne. My professors, instructors, academic advisor have […]

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I Love College!

by EJ April 14, 2015

I scored my first goal in Lacrosse this weekend.. Yeah..   If you know who Asher Roth is then you know what I’m talking about.. This week, I am going to talk about how tough college is. It’s so tough that you have excellent professors to take care of your needs whenever you need them! […]

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Hurdles of Finances

by Rikia April 10, 2015

Good morning, hope all is well with everyone! Coming to Fontbonne was the best decision I have made towards changing my life. For the past 10 years I have struggled with personal issues, financial issues and dedication when it comes to my education. My credit isn’t worthy and neither is my mother’s so I ALWAYS […]

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My Biggest Challenge

by Patricia April 10, 2015

My biggest challenge at Fontbonne has been being too harsh on myself. Mostly with academics I’m a huge perfectionist. This means I spend lots of time worrying about little things. Recently I have spent lots of time doing online homework and even wasting time on certain questions. However this is not a terrible thing because […]

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