Monthly archive for November2012

Sights of St. Andrews

Throughout my time here at St. Andrews I have been an ambassador for America, New England, and the culture I come from. I know that once my time here is done, I will forever be an ambassador for St. Andrews. I plan to take as…

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One Person’s Trash is Another Person’s Treasure

Have you ever donated clothes to the Salvation Army or Goodwill? You know, the bell-bottom jeans from a few years ago or the sweater that you wouldn’t be caught dead wearing but you can’t throw it out or return it because your grandmother got it…

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L.A. Thanksgiving Part II

Thanksgiving. That time of year where millions of Americans join their families for feasting, fun, and tryptophan-induced fatigue (tryptophatigue?) But here on the west coast, my fellow interns and I learned that families are not always defined by blood. We had discussed on and off…

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L.A. Thanksgiving

It seems to be that the weeks are getting better and more involved as we get closer to leaving. I’m not quite sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing. It’s great because I have been enjoying my time out here so…

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Thanksgiving Comes Early in O’Hara

On Monday, November 19th, the Resident Assistants (RAs) of O’Hara Hall collaborated to bring Thanksgiving dinner to nearly 50 of their residents. The catered meal held in the Martin Auditorium included all of the traditional favorites: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce topped off…

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Getting Off A Plane to A Rainbow and Some Other Cool Stuff

I am coming of a wee holiday of six days in which I visited three countries, saw fellow skyhawks, and loved life. There are so many highlights to my trip. One of the greatest alluded to in the title and see in the featured image….

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The Power of Pictures: Food Politics from the TA’s Perspective

Let’s begin with a challenge: Think about what you had for dinner last night. Now, if someone were to ask you to describe this experience from start to finish, what would you say? It would likely go something like this. I compiled a salad at…

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L.A. “Kicks”

This week was probably one of the best weeks I’ve had since coming here. I was helping my boss file invoices and she asked me if there was anything specific I wanted to do while I was here. I told her I was a big…

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Gift Season

This past week, I did something I never thought I would have done at my internship: I designed a holiday card. My boss came in on Monday and said he wanted me to make a company card to send out to people. Whereas I think…

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“Take Charge: Unleash Your Leadership Potential”

One of the things I love most about Stonehill is that it simply lets me do things. Saturday the 3rd of November I had the privilege of attending the 8th annual ASPIRE 2012 Asian American Women in Leadership Conference, whose theme was “Take Charge: Unleash…

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