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First-year Park Scholars share their experiences with the transition to collegiate life at IC
Monday, November 26, 2012
By Emily Masters '16
I was back in my hometown for fall break at the food store with my mom when it happened.
“When are you going to eat all those pretzels?” my mom asked. “We have plenty at the house.”
“I know. I’m going to eat them when I get home,” I said.
My mom cocked her head and looked at me. She said, “You...
Monday, November 19, 2012
By Isabel Balla '16
With Thanksgiving Break here, I would say now is a good time to express what I am thankful for.
I am thankful for friends and family, people who have sacrificed their lives for the freedom of others, health, and a great education, but most importantly, and probably most significantly, I am thankful to be a part of a program that gives me more than I could...
Saturday, November 10, 2012
By Megan Goldberg '16
Just in time for Halloween, our Park Scholar Program director and Globalization course professor, Dr. Matt Fee, assigned the movie Ringu for us to watch. Of course, he assigned the original Japanese version, as this is a course in globalization.Six of us gathered together in the lounge of our residence hall to watch this movie that none of us had ever seen before....
Thursday, November 8, 2012
By Anne Bongermino '16
It’s a term most recent high school grads are familiar with. It’s whispered through hallways and discussed by concerned young adults throughout the summer preceding their first semester. They debate the validity of the rumors they’ve heard, and try to determine if they are susceptible to the infamous condition. When they ask their orientation...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
By Kelsey McKim '16
Before I took my first steps on campus this August, I knew that when I came to Ithaca College, I would be looking for a sense of community. I was the only student at my high school who chose to attend IC, and I am also, as far as I know, the only freshman at Ithaca from my home state of Kentucky. I had apprehensions about making the trek up to Ithaca, only to be...