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Katie

Ready for Summer!

by Katie on April 30, 2015

in Extracurricular

This summer is my last summer break of my undergrad and I’m feeling both anxious and excited.

I will be working full time at my job, while still finding time to relax and spend time with friends and family.  I’m looking forward to quality time with friends and family because during the last month of school, I’ve hardly had time to take a breather, let alone devote enough attention to loved ones.  I guess that comes with the package deal of being nearly done with undergrad.  At least I’m on the home stretch!

This summer one thing I have planned is to visit my boyfriend’s mother and sister in Raleigh, North Carolina.  I’ve only driven through North Carolina so I can’t wait to see what the city is like. Vacations are not only fun in the moment, but they really make you appreciate home once you come back.  Illinois can get a little boring in the summer, needless to say.

One goal I have for summer is to practice bike riding more.  I recently learned how to ride a bike last year.  A childhood bicycle accident traumatized me, and before I knew it I was an adult who was super embarrassed to get help riding a bike.  It would be a great achievement if I could feel more confident on a bike this summer.  :)

Good luck to all the seniors graduating this semester!

Have a great summer, everyone!

-Katie

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Sarah

College Friendships

by Sarah on April 28, 2015

in College Life

I know that lately there have been quite a lot of events going on at Fontbonne, but really I wish I could have attended one of those events. This semester has been one of the busiest semesters for myself, working over 35 hours each week, being a full-time student, co-leading a bible study with Campus Ministry, planning for the bible study, and more. Though honestly, being so busy it makes me really appreciate my time and the time I have to spend with friends when available. Just the other day, I ended up having lunch outside with two of my close friends and just spent the time enjoying the sunlight, though sure, we had to work on homework and stress about registration. For the entire duration of hanging out with my friends, I was able to at least relax and life. Spending time with friends during college is very important for anyone to experience, creating those memories where you can smile and laugh. Creating those lasting relationships to endure the thick and thin that comes with college stress and difficult assignments that never seem to end some days.

Looking back on some of the best moments with my friends, all I can do is smile so big. Such as previous nights this semester venting to my best friend about a professor that may have been driving me crazy – we all have our moments – but that same night I laughed so hard that I snorted like I have never snorted before. We laughed, cried and created some of the best new memories together.  Another time would be when having a great bible study session, learning new things about our faith together. Yet, I know that I have more memories to come, during the stressful times as well as during the more relaxed of times.

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The people who have had the most impact on me at Fontbonne are my friends. I became involved in all kinds of activities so that I could meet people. One of the major things I did was join the Fontbonne activities board. I get to help plan all the events and fun things on campus. I also attend the metanioa retreats. This helps me to keep in touch with friends that I met at the beginning of freshman year. I also get to know some people that I don’t know, which is nice. I also planned on being more involved next year by joining the honor society Omicron Delta Kappa.

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Hello everyone,

This week I’d like to share my best experience studying in Fontbonne University. When I first moved to St. Louis to study at Fontbonne, I was a bit scared since I was moving from California where there’s more people with various ethnicity and races. That’s why when I first moved in here, I was scared as I felt I was very different from others. However, now I’m really thankful that I can came to St Louis to study in here. My classmates here are all very nice and friendly. Before in California, I tended to interact more with people who are the same race or speak the same language as me. But after I came to study here, I developed a very good and close relationship with my fellow classmates. They all appreciated my (non fluent) oral speaking. I’m very pleased that even though we  all come from different cultures, we can still accept each other and explore one another’s cultures. I’m really glad that I can make these lovely classmates at Fontbonne — they make me feel not alone in a totally different place than California.

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New place, New friends.

by Cathy April 14, 2015

Nothing shapes you more than the people around you. Every person that has influenced your life was there for a reason and college isn’t different. When I first came to college I had a lot of awesome people around me. However, forging a bond with other first years really helped me get used the change […]

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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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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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Two different worlds.

by Cathy February 18, 2015

High school, at least for me, was not that long ago. A year ago from this date, I was in my home town and attending daily classes as a Phoenix. So how did I transition from a Phoenix to a Griffin? High school attempts to prepare you for college academically, but it can sadly fail […]

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3 Spooktacular Ways to Have a Healthy Halloween!

by Hannah October 30, 2014

Halloween is one of my all-time favorite holidays!! I love decorating and dressing up in crazy costumes! Not to mention the spectacular fall treats! (I’m the pumpkin fiend all of you are getting sick of ) However, Halloween sets off the holiday season. And with the increased consumption of candy and cute, little ghost cookies, […]

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Root Beer and French Toast

by Taylor September 29, 2014

“Are you doing anything this weekend?” That’s a common question asked among Fonties on a Friday afternoon. Answers usually involve hanging out with friends and going somewhere around town. That “somewhere around town” usually involves food! As far as food goes, I have some personal favorites here in St. Louis! One of my favorites is […]

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