College Life

Bullmoose Brotherhood

by Eric Feuer, SUNY Cortland, March 3, 2011

WARNING: The following is true: the people, places and events. The names have been changed and some of the facts might have been distorted, after all alcohol was involved. But overall it's the truth as I witnessed it. There

The Journey of a Lifetime

by Johnathan Singh-Green,, December 3, 2010

I wave good bye with a smile on my face, Lost up in the escalator and behind the wall without a trace, No view, no smell, just the absence of me and Mel, Family left still in place, tears

November 5, 2010--In Honor of Michael

by Haily Mae Dunn, , November 5, 2010

Coming to today's PWR 315 class has opened my eyes. It has brought back memories of when my grama passed away, and also when my friend, Josh, got in a motorcycle, later finding out he was paralyzed. It has made

101 Words--Ready

by Alexandra DeVoe,, November 5, 2010

I'm done with college. No, I have not graduated yet but I'm ready to go. My entire body is yearning for that next step. All night drinking and partying has lost appeal in favor of writing my book with a


by Mellissa Houlding,, October 1, 2010

A bridge full of thick grey mist, steps are taken blindly but with absolute caution, eyes locked in mistrust. The dance begins slowly at first, moments forming balance and equality. Months pass in a haze, years form perfected by the

Coming of Age

by Benjamin Kimble, , May 20, 2010

My first year of college was the year I discovered that I had no idea who I was, or where I was going in life. I had just graduated high school, foregone going away to school and made the

101 words about anticipation

by Brittany Gerlach, , April 28, 2010

I'll never forget the day I saw my boyfriend, the first time in 3 years. My heart nearly exploded out of my chest. I didn't know what to expect. All I could do was hope that none of this

A Mini-Memoir About My Grandfather

by Vicky Paz, SUNY Cortland, February 16, 2010

The life of my grandfather, Lorenzo Paz, has always intrigued me; he has quite a unique story to tell. A native of Cuba, he fled his home country when Dictator Fidel Castro arrived and infiltrated the Caribbean island with

A Barrier Between Us

by Colleen Moran,, October 20, 2009

There is a boundary between my mother and me. It doesn't lie on any plane, doesn't stretch from any point to any other point. She made it, but even she doesn't know where it is. She put it up,

Time to Make the Bagels

by Grey Gingrow, SUNY Cortland, October 7, 2009

Each and ever day I work, I wake at 3:30 a.m. to make the bagels. Just before I wake, I sometimes hear the shrill voice of Battle Axe, my supervisor, in my dreams. It's no wonder I often wake up

The Curious Case of a Life of Anonymity

by Keith Kilmer, , April 21, 2009

In my short time here at Cortland, I have sat in on many discussions about how this college isn't as open as other institutions. By open, I mean they feel the student body here is very exclusionary, like in

Student Behaviours in College Life

by Pelin Kurt, Izmir University of Economics, April 1, 2009

''I have a lot of homework, it sucks!!'' ''I hate assignments. This work is so silly!!'' Some students do their assignments, and others do not. For example, a student named Cem was given an assignment to read a text

How To Behave at a Lecture

by Erica Sanderson, , March 18, 2009

All students have been to at least one lecture during their college career. To clarify, I don't mean a lecture class; I am referring to a guest speaker lecture, an event sponsored by an organization on campus. Having been

Dungeon of Drabness

by Ali Can Duran, Izmir University of Economics, December 10, 2008

Studying abroad was my first experience living far away from Turkey. I didn’t know what kinds of problems were waiting to me. Unfortunately I met my biggest enemy: boredom. When I arrived in Cortland, because the campus was so