Why Fontbonne?

by Taylor September 28, 2015

“Why did you choose Fontbonne?” is a question I found myself getting asked quite often. Whether it’s family asking me or my classmates, my answer is usually the same. I say something along the lines of “I like the small community feel” or “I wanted a school with a small student to faculty ratio.” While […]

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Be Something Beautiful

by DeMarcus September 28, 2015

“There could never be a more beautiful you”  is the lyric sung by Christian artist Johnny Diaz in his song “Beautiful You.” Last week, this lyric constantly played in my head over and over. While the song is a toe tapper, I started to think about times I tried alter myself to blend in but […]

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One Major to Rule Them All!

by Rebecca September 24, 2015

I had no idea what I wanted to do when I first set off to college my freshman year. I didn’t declare myself undecided, but I had my sights set high on Biology and doing Pre-Med. I’d grown up wanting to do something like House did (you know, that show with the cynical doctor whose […]

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by DeMarcus September 24, 2015

During the summer I watched the SCREAM series on MTV. We’ve all seen the movies when we were younger and frightened out of our minds….at least until a certain point, then it became comical. When I saw the commercials for the show I became intrigued to see how they would revamp the ghost face character. […]

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Writer’s Block

by DeMarcus September 24, 2015

Hello World! I am sorry for not posting last week. I was having a moment and I could not get it together; turns out I had writer’s block! After one post I was already out of ideas. I have ideas but I didn’t know how to put them on paper. I did not know how to formulate […]

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Why Professional Writing?

by Quinn September 24, 2015

My whole life I have always been passionate about writing in all it’s forms. From short stories and poetry, to essays and critical analysis I have always loved writing. While in high school I made the decision that I wanted to study writing in college. A majority of people thought I was crazy for this. […]

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Why did I choose my major?

by Karen September 23, 2015

I am currently working on my master’s of management. I chose this program because I have managed before and enjoyed it. Managing comes with a lot of responsibility but the rewards are great. One must be dedicated, reliable and able to communicate well with others. I am passionate about managing because it allows me to […]

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A Little About Valerie

by Valerie Kathryn September 22, 2015

Hey there! As you should know by now, my name is Valerie Amerlan. I am a returning sophomore here at Fontbonne University. I love being social and interacting with others, however I am much better at this in person, rather than blogging. But I am also up for new things, so I thought why not give […]

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[Sep 19, 2015] Downtown St. Louis tour

by Linh September 22, 2015

On September 19, 2015, the school had organized a trip to famous places in St. Louis and all students were welcome to join. Most international students were present and surely had a lot of fun. The first stop of the trip was Forest Park. The view inside is just breathtaking. The following stop was the […]

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Coo-coo for Coconut Oil

by Katie September 21, 2015

In the past year there has been a lot of hype around “coconut” infused items. While I admit to being a fan of coconut-y things like coconut yogurt and the versatile coconut oil, I want to emphasis that just because something has the word coconut on it- doesn’t mean it’s inherently the healthiest thing for […]

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