Author - Jessica

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Rise & Shine Spartans – Help For Early Mornings
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DYC Recognizes Non-Traditional Students
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FREE First Fridays at the Albright-Knox

Rise & Shine Spartans – Help For Early Mornings

I don’t know many people who jump out of bed saying, “I just can’t WAIT to get to my 8:00am organic chemistry class!”  I don’t know many people who would be that excited to jump out of bed at the crack of dawn to go to Disneyworld. There is just something about dragging yourself out of bed while it’s still dark outside that doesn’t seem natural. Here I have some tips that have helped me limit my use of the snooze button and not bite any heads off before breakfast. 1) Become a night showerer. I know! I was a die-hard morning showerer[…]

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DYC Recognizes Non-Traditional Students

About a month ago I received a letter in the mail inviting me to the Adult Recognition Dinner on April 15th.  The letter stated “D’Youville recognizes many outstanding students…however, adult students  are often overlooked in this process. This year, we would like to acknowledge these students who have met the challenges placed before them.” Being the mature, adult student I am, I immediately thought, “I would like to see my peers acknowledged in a meaningful way. I shall attend.” OK, that is kind of a lie. Just because I am not a traditional aged college student doesn’t mean I don’t[…]

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FREE First Fridays at the Albright-Knox

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is located at 1285 Elmwood Avenue, less than a 10 minute drive from DYC.  It is the most popular gallery in Buffalo, exhibiting a huge collection of modern and contemporary art.  Thanks to a grant from Buffalo-born M&T Bank, admission is free for everyone on the first Friday of every month. I took advantage of this last Friday and checked out what’s new at the A-K. If you’re not that into art, and “modern and contemporary” sounds like a bunch of unrecognizable nonsense on canvas, well, there is a little of that.  However, it’s minor compared to[…]

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