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This summer was my first away from home. I stayed on campus as an RA. That being my only commitment, I would make plans to travel back home a few times a month, due to feelings of homesickness. The trip from Burlington, Vermont to Bloomfield, New York is quite long and boring. Although there are…

Iceland

If there’s anything to know about Iceland, it’s that everything smells like eggs. It’s because of sulfur in the water or something and the only real harm is that you smell less fresh when you get out of the shower than you did when you got in it, believe it or not. Over spring break,…

My Inexperienced Adventure at the FIS Ski World Cup

The International Ski Federation’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup was held in Killington, Vermont over Thanksgiving weekend, making this the first World Cup held in New England in the past 25 years. I found myself, someone who has lived 20 minutes from Killington and never skied a day in her life, among many ski enthusiasts…

New York Protest

Saturday, November 12th · 1pm · 1 Pierrepont Plaza, Brooklyn, NY “Fuck Hillary!” That’s what I heard shouted out of a truck in front of Hillary Clinton’s headquarters at two female volunteers from the campaign.  The women didn’t even flinch.  They were focused on moving everything from their desks to their cars.  Hillary had lost….