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What Makes a Place a Home?

By Becka Wall – @beckawall

When I moved to Washington, D.C., in August 2007, I found a secret alcove near my freshman dorm where I could cry in a corner when I felt homesick. I thought D.C. would
never feel like home, like somewhere I belonged.

Fast-forward eight years later: I LOVE this city. Continue reading “What Makes a Place a Home?”

Around the World in 80 Plates

Bridget Miles – Chief Executive Mama of

Hi, I’m Bridget, and I’m a Foodieholic. I have a severe see-food disorder: I see food, and I eat it. I’m non-judgemental and I don’t discriminate; any cuisine will suit my tastebuds (except for cilantro, which I’ve heard is linked to a genetic trait that causes you to either love it or hate it). Continue reading “Around the World in 80 Plates”

My Gap Year in Disney

Meg Lambert – Orlando, FL

Many college seniors dread the following frequently asked question: “What are you going to do after graduation?” My answer was supposed to be graduate school, to work towards my goal of becoming a writing professor. But I was feeling burned out on school, and as the application deadlines for my choice graduate schools approached, I suddenly found myself choosing to apply for something completely different: the Disney College Program. Continue reading “My Gap Year in Disney”

Strive to Thrive: Roadside Mayhem

By Jessi Jeffrey – Knoxville, TN

I was having a lazy Saturday afternoon when my little sister called in a panic. She was stranded roadside with a flat tire. After a few minutes of panicked rambling, I finally gleaned that not only was she stranded on the shoulder of a busy interstate with a busted tire, but there were not one, not two, but three men pulled over attempting to assist her. Continue reading “Strive to Thrive: Roadside Mayhem”

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