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New Adventures in Washington, D.C.

by Olivia Osiecki Greetings from Washington, DC! To formally introduce myself, my name is Olivia Osiecki. I am a junior at Stonehill College in Easton, MA, studying Sociology and Gender Studies. This fall I have the opportunity to spend a semester in Washington, DC at…

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Not Enough Time

  In my first few weeks at Stonehill, I have met some pretty inspiring students, faculty, and staff.  But, as the campus minister primarily tasked with helping run our Into the Streets service program, I’ve noticed people often feel the need to apologize to me for…

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Things I Wish I Knew Entering Stonehill College

Things I Wish I Knew Entering Stonehill College Now that my first year experience is over and I am, technically a sophomore (have I mentioned that’s really strange?) and I’ve been reflecting a lot on the whirl-wind that was my freshman year. Although a few…

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Coping with Post-Abroad Depression

Before I left to study abroad in Florence, Italy, I remember assuring myself: “It’s only 113 days, I’m sure it will go by fast.”  I said this HOPING it would go by fast and that I would be back home with my family, friends and beloved Perfecto’s…

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Service is Rejuvenating

This post, written by Steph Allen, is the sixth in a series of entries from Stonehill College’s Into the Streets team. Every Tuesday around 3:30 PM I walk into the Arts & Media Room at Heights Crossing Assisted Living and am greeted by many smiling…

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Experiencing Diversity Through Service

This post, written by Michael Stanton, is the fifth in a series of entries from Stonehill College’s Into the Streets team. Diversity at Stonehill has increased each year over the course of the four years that I have been a student at the college. It…

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  • Buddies celebrating Easter.

    Buddies celebrating Easter.

  • Buddies hanging out at the HOPe house.

    Buddies hanging out at the HOPe house.

Spreading HOPe

This post, written by Amber Hubbard, is the fourth in a series of entries from Stonehill College’s Into the Streets team. The House of Possibilities is a magical place and you may not know how magical it can be until the second you step foot inside. For…

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Why do you serve?

This post, written by Sarah Leach, is the third in a series of entries from Stonehill College’s Into the Streets team. I have often been asked why I devote so much of my time to service.  My parents, my friends, my sisters – those I look up…

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Paw Prints on Your Heart

This post, written by Abby Schommer, is the second in a series of entries from Stonehill College’s Into the Streets team. It’s no secret that that service I do at Brockton’s Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts (APCSM) is infinitely rewarding! At the end of each afternoon—after…

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The arrival of the Lorenzo girls & our trip to Paris!!

  After already living in Florence for almost a month, the day I had been waiting for had finally arrived- the girls of Lorenzo de’ Medici were now here in Firenze! It was almost comical that my best friend Kathryn Ragonese (along with her roommates…

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