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College Life

Spring Break is Near!!

by Katie March 6, 2015

Spring break is just around the corner and needless to say, I’m more than ready! This Spring break I plan to work, catch up on homework and catch up with friends.  My most important goal of Spring Break is to relax!  I’ve been learning great relaxation techniques from my instructor Dena in Food Management class.  […]

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When (If) Winter Ends…

by Abby March 2, 2015

As it starts to get warmer out and the sun begins to peek through those winter days, I start to get excited! My favorite time of the year is here, the season of bike rides, lakes, and most importantly warm weather! My favorite thing to do this time of year is to go explore Forest […]

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Don’t Miss Schlafly Farmer’s Market This Weekend!!

by Hannah March 2, 2015

It may seem hard to believe with all this snow and cold we’ve had this week, but farmer’s market season is right around the corner!! *Happy Dance!!* Yea, I am a bit excited. To me, there is nothing better than getting to look at glorious piles of produce and shopping from local vendors! Not only […]

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Stop and Enjoy

by Dani February 26, 2015

Another day of snow, another day of leaving the house earlier than normal to go through the chore of cleaning the snow and ice off my car and warming it up for the drive to school (which will be more of a fight due to the weather). If you’ve grown up in the Midwest, or […]

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An Unexpected Snow Day

by Taylor February 23, 2015

A week ago we had a surprise snow day at Fontbonne! A friend and I decided to make the most of our snow day and made some great memories! First, we went sledding on Art Hill in Forest Park! It was my first time sledding there and I absolutely loved it! There were tons of […]

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“I had no idea…” – National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

by Hannah February 23, 2015

“I had no idea that the ‘perfect’ images I see every day are digital illusions.” “I had no idea that my passion became my problem.” “I had no idea that bullying can trigger an eating disorder.” “I had no idea that my quest for health was making me sick.” “I had no idea that eating […]

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Today is Where Your Book Begins

by Abby February 23, 2015

Transitioning from high school to college can elicit many different types of emotions: nervousness, excitement, fear, anxiety… the list is endless. Going to a whole new place where you may know only a few people, if anyone, can be intimidating. When I first came to Fontbonne, I did not know a single person here — […]

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Taking Data

by Isabella February 23, 2015

As a speech-pathology major, one of my profession’s greatest concerns is keeping track. By keeping track, we have the evidence we need to judge our work, to backtrack, or move forward, with different strategies, all to achieve a goal. For many speech-pathology majors, or any major that requires taking data, it is difficult to keep track […]

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Leaving the Lions

by Raven February 23, 2015

Hey Fonties! Hope you had a fabulous week. I can’t believe I’m almost a college senior! Time really does fly when you’re having fun. It seems like just yesterday, I was being fitted for a cap and gown for high school graduation. When I think about my transition from high school to college, I remember […]

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Griffin Gang

by Sarah B. February 19, 2015

Have you been looking for an group to get involved with? Try out Griffin Gang! Our group is all about getting students to the games to support our teams. Every week our executive team gathers to discuss ways in which we could get more involvement from the crowd. Of course, our sports teams are not as big as […]

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