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by Alumni Posts February 17, 2014

As you all are aware, Valentines day is coming up. Take time to show anyone of importance how much you love them. Rather it is by spending time with them, giving a hug, or even a smile. Love is not shown in how much money you can spend on that person, it is simply shown […]

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“Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand” – Stevie Wonder

by Alumni Posts February 10, 2014

Music plays a huge role in my life. From a young age, I was listening to The Beatles and my tastes have grown since. I will admit that when I think back to what I was listening to when I was thirteen, I cringe a little. I don’t know how my parents allowed me to […]

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Dear Music…

by Lizzie February 10, 2014

Our prompt for this week was about music and how it plays a role in our lives, right? Let’s see. Music is almost an every day thing for me. I like music because it’s relaxing and depending on what kind of music it is also makes a difference. I used to listen to R&B and […]

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When Life Hands You Presentations, Make Cupcakes

by Conner February 3, 2014

Whew! What a week! Life has recently been going from one thing to the next, with a few hours of sleep added in every once in a while. Besides working 20 hours this week, attending class, going to meetings, and working on campus, the entire week I was preparing for the big event. The finale […]

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A New Semester, A New Goal

by Alumni Posts February 3, 2014

Last semester I successfully completed and acquired my teaching certification, something I have wanted since I was four years old!  I couldn’t have been more proud!  It is amazing what one little piece of paper can do! Now for this semester…Well this semester I will be completing my Masters and be finished with school for […]

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Being Better

by Marki January 31, 2014

I have decided that my goal for this semester is to just do better. What I mean is that i want to do better in classes, do better at work, just be better overall in my entire life. If I’m doing something I want to put all my effort into, in turn creating a better […]

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by Tim January 31, 2014

I am going to different this week and post a sonnet I wrote. I hope you all enjoy it. The Pancake Sonnet Pancakes are so delicious From blue berry to chocolate Each can be very nutritious Unless you haven’t ate When I think this it makes me hungry All I want to do is eat […]

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Words of Wisdom from a Friend

by Alumni Posts December 16, 2013

Last night my friend from high school experienced her first robbery since she moved to Chicago 6 years ago.  Now, I don’t know what thief was dumb enough to try and rob this girl, my friend is by no means a helpless damsel in distress.  She is about 5’11”, always wears heels, so that makes […]

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Happy Holidays

by Alumni Posts December 11, 2013

I feel so guilty already! My family doesn’t exactly have set holiday plans for Winter break like everybody else. Rather, we’re spending time bonding with each other because I feel like that’s something we can certainly improve on! The Christmas season isn’t about gifts and gluttony, food and folly. It’s about love. Thus, that’s what […]

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It’s Thanksgiving Not Christmas.

by Corie December 2, 2013

Thanksgiving break was much needed. I needed time with my family, time away from Clayton and time away from school. I did not go home for break, but I went to North County to spend time with all my extended family. My parents are the odd balls that are still in Illinois. I love Thanksgiving. […]

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