Hello loyal readers,
The past two weeks have been relatively hectic, but I am finally done with my first set of term assignments. I have also started constructing my final papers which are due at the end of term today. What have I been up to you might ask? Besides editing and revising my assignments, I have been embarking on a few exciting adventures.
I recently took a tour of the Chelsea Football Club, and no, this is not American Football. I got to go out near the pitch and learn about how football began. Although I am not an avid fan, it was an amazing experience to see a stadium of such magnitude in London.
Mount student Jillian Torre is currently studying abroad in London, England for the spring 2013 semester.
One of my favorite things about living in London is its proximity to everywhere else in Europe. Where else in the world are there so many different cultures, all with their own unique history, sandwiched into such a small geographical space? I came here fully intent on seeing as many of the world’s greatest cities as possible, and blowing every last cent in the process. I quickly booked trips to Italy, Scotland, Paris, Greece, and Ireland. I didn’t expect the start of my travels to come so quickly, but sure enough, Venice has come and gone.
William Biersack (left) and Joseph Mastando performing in The Mystery Plays, fall 2012.
In day to day life, everybody has their roles. Take the Mount, for instance; some people on campus can say “I am a student,” “I am a professor,” or “I am an athlete,” and everybody is defined by those roles.
One of the truly amazing things about being an actor is being able to say, “I am (blank).”
Honors Council: (Top row, left to right) Emily Knapp, Service Representative; Sandra Wamsley, Webmaster; Alyssa Watkins, Chair; Emily DiBiase, Public Relations Representative. (Bottom row) Elizabeth Ma, Secretary; Nicole Harvilla, Historian; Colin O’Keefe, First Assistant; Allison Cowan, Treasurer. Not pictured: Stephanie Weaver, Faculty Representative.
“Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.” – William A. Bard
Hi! My name is Emily and I’m the Public Relations Officer for the Student Honors Council. In case you haven’t heard much about the Honors Program here at MSMC, I just want to take a few moments to talk about this amazing facet of Mount Saint Mary College.
Guilty as charged. I apologize for not writing to all of you last week. It was a crazy one. I got home from Dublin on Monday and ran to my Shakespeare lecture on Richard II (it is not my favorite Shakespearean piece, but it is a perfect example of a history play). This week was paper week for me. I wrote two seven-page papers, and while I enjoyed writing them, it’s refreshing to have a little bit of a break to edit them before they are due in two weeks. I apologize, I am forgetting myself. Let me tell you about Dublin.