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I Love College!

by EJ on April 14, 2015

in Academics,College Life

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! It’s so tough that most colleges, especially Fontbonne, provide resource centers to get any extra help, extra time on tests or tutoring from professors, students and alumni. It’s so hard that the online class discussion boards are easy to access from your phone or tablet and teachers are included in discussions to give day to day feedback on all posts.

I’ve learned in my 4 years at a total of four different institutions that college isn’t all that bad. It’s only tough if you make it tough and Fontbonne offers a variety of ways to get through it. Whether you’re a online student, commuter or a full time student who will never leave their dorm room, college doesn’t have to be hard. Actually, it should be a blast!




I enjoyed some great baseball over the weekend.. Fontbonne Griffins are undefeated in SLIAC conference play! I enjoyed some great baseball over the weekend.. Fontbonne Griffins are undefeated in SLIAC conference play! Men's Lacrosse and I got to play some XBOX and relaxes in the locker room before a game! Men’s Lacrosse and I got to play some XBOX and relaxes in the locker room before a game!

This place is full of things to do and places to see! Plus, what’s better than taking a good selfie!?FOrest park Fee

Last night was the NCAA Division I Championship, also known as March Madness! I got to enjoy it at the local Bdubs! Last night was the NCAA Division I Championship, also known as March Madness! I got to enjoy it at the local Bdubs!



Why is FBU so special!?

by EJ on March 20, 2015

in Campus Community

Finally, all students are back from spring break.. After joining the Lacrosse team, I was able to spend my break on campus, sadly watching groups of friends enjoy their time at the famous PCB spring break get-a-way.. I hope all my readers enjoyed their break!

Even with all that being said, during my time this past week, I had a blast here on campus.. I was able to meet with a professor to discuss an exam, which is one thing I really love about Fontbonne! Teachers are always around and if they aren’t, it’s extremely easy to get in touch with them to schedule a meeting. It’s SO nice to know that they’re here for my success! Another thing I really enjoy about Fontbonne is that nearly half of the students live on campus, which means I see new students who commute almost every single day! It’s a great feeling to meet new people and broaden my personal skills as well as enjoy the fun and entertainment that friendship offers!





Spring break!

by EJ on March 6, 2015

in College Life,Extracurricular

Spring break means a few things: the semester is halfway over, tanning salons will start making a lot more money, and students get a well needed break from classes…

This spring break, I’m going to try something new! Lately, I’ve been all about trying new things and experiencing as much as I possibly can. Why am I doing this? While routines are healthy and safe, I feel like I have lived in routines for far too long. Sometimes, trying new things doesn’t turn out exactly how I wanted it to, and sometimes it turns out better than I ever thought possible. Either way, I am glad I was able to experience something new!

On March 6th (the first day of spring break), I will be staying on campus to play a sport that I have never played in my entire life, Lacrosse. I have always been interested in the sport but my old school did not offer the opportunity to play. I sprung at the idea that I had the chance to play here at Fontbonne! Just like basketball, Lacrosse will help me live my dream of traveling the world and let me enjoy the feelings that competition brings me. In between games, I will be enjoying my spring break with age appropriate beverages and normal college kid activities! While the weather is not exactly swimsuit friendly, it could be nice to spend time away from civilization and escape somewhere local in order to keep my commitment to Lacrosse. I know it won’t be a Panama City Beach spring break atmosphere but like I said, try new things!

I am eagerly awaiting the arrival of March Madness. For those of you who don’t know, March Madness is another name for the NCAA Division I basketball tournament that is held every year at about this time. The tournament is popular among gamblers and is a fun way for groups of friends or families to bet with each other on the outcome of the games. Most likely, I will spend at least 5 hours researching teams for this years bracket. Obsession!? NO… My mother, luckily, ALWAYS wins in my family. I don’t know how she does it but I have been trying for years to overcome her ignorant-genius. Hopefully this year I can knock her out off the throne!



Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone IS a Good Thing!

by Katie November 25, 2014

One of my latest experiences at Fontbonne was teaching a Sports Nutrition lesson to the Lacrosse players at Fontbonne University.  Initially, I though this was way out of my comfort zone.  After the experience, I found out that it was completely painless!  Although public speaking has never been my strong suit, I loved the confidence […]

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by Alumni Posts October 7, 2013

In high school I played basketball and ran cross country, but I did not plan on playing sports at Fontbonne. However, one night two of my floor mates had their lacrosse sticks out and asked if I wanted to play lacrosse in the meadow. I went and played catch. It was really difficult in the […]

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Friday Night Lights

by Alumni Posts March 4, 2011

The first home men’s lacrosse game is this evening, and as my team and I look to dominate Hendrix College, the weather is looking to make things a little more interesting. Thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected during the entire length of the game, making this meet between teams even more intense. My excitement and […]

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