{Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark!}

When I was 6 years old I was afraid of the dark. I watched a freaky television show with my neighbors and I thought a ghost was trying on my clothes in my sleep. I would cry, sweat, and scream if I saw a shadow move. This fear didn’t stop until I was probably 12…

{Communication in Leadership}

I am starting a bit of a trend here with these class reflections, so I apologize for that. However, I am so excited to share with you all my experiences that I have been able to grow and learn from throughout my time as a student in my Communication and Leadership class with my cohort…

{SOC 221 Reflection}

Throughout my time here at CMU, I have endless opportunities to educate myself on issues going on in the world. Specific to the Leadership Institute here on campus, being involved in programs like LAS has led me to take the course SOC 221, which is titled social problems. This class has introduced me to a new…

{My Personal Leadership Philosophy}

Throughout the last few years, I have learned many new things about the art of leadership. I can conclude a philosophy based off of experiences, trainings, and educational courses that I have been through in my life. I believe that the difference between a good leader and a great one is the ability to know…

{PSY 100L Reflection}

Similarly to my Debate course, my LAS cohort was required to take Psychology this semester. Going into this class I was a bit worried that the material would be a lot to take on and would be particularly difficult. Through many  Although it was nice to take yet another class with my cohort, I struggled…

{COM 267L Reflection}

During my first semester here at CMU, my scholarship and minor required me to take a debate course. Luckily I had the opportunity to have half of my LAS cohort in join me at 9:30 every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Learning the history of argumentation and debate was never really something that I ever thought…

{Sink or Swim}

So far, this semester has been an overwhelming amount of STUFF. By the word stuff, I mean homework, quizzes, exams, practices, meetings, conferences, decisions, dancing, making friends, finding my place, trying to make money, have a social life, make the Dean’s List, and still somehow have TIME to even sleep. As stressful as all of…