When I transferred to the College last fall, I’ll be honest — I didn’t think I belonged at first. It wasn’t because the environment wasn’t welcoming or I thought I should’ve gone to another school; it was because I felt alone and different for being a transfer student.
Anyone who has met me knows I’m passionate about mental health. As a member of the Collegiate Recovery Community, publicist of the Healing Arts Club and writer for my personal discovery and mental health blog, Your Friend Jane, I eat, sleep and breathe mental health every second of every day.
Imagine sitting in the library every day studying your textbooks from cover to cover, taking out thousands of dollars in student loans and spending four to six years working toward your education, only to find out that the job of your dreams has a catch — you’ll work 40-hour weeks without getting a paycheck.
For seniors at the College, this year brings a lot of lasts. The last time they’ll eat at Eickhoff Dining Hall, study into the early-morning hours at the library and organize campus events with their favorite clubs — their time at the College is winding down and there’s not much time left to do things as a student.
If you asked me years ago what my favorite food was, I would’ve said a hamburger. Medium-cooked beef topped with American cheese, lettuce and ketchup between a toasted bun — it was what I ate every time my family and I went out for dinner since I was born.
With graduation just around the corner, seniors might have doubts as to whether they have chosen the right profession. In an April 1999 issue of The Signal, Elizabeth Gloeggler, a College alumna and CEO of her own clothing company, Mismo,
This June, performers such as Miley Cyrus, Chance the Rapper and The Killers will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock in New York. In an April 1996 issue of The Signal, a reporter wrote about the College’s version of Woodstock
When Jennifer Massa, a junior special education and English dual major, wanted to sell a few pairs of her used sneakers back in October, she had a range of options. Online resale stores such as ThredUp and Poshmark had thousands of customers nationwide
This June marks four years since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage across the country. In an April 2004 issue of The Signal, a reporter wrote about same-sex couples participating in a mock wedding ceremony in an effort to promote equality.