Hawaii J-Term 2020 [Pre-COVID] ā€” My Favorite College “Class”

My Trip to Kauai, Hawaii – January 2020 Being cooped up in my house for what seems like an eternity has me constantly reminiscing about the past. Hanging out with friends everyday, cram studying at the library during finals, going outside without having to wear a mask. Just being normal college kids. And since Iā€™m…

Graduating College During a Pandemic [2020] – My Rant

Graduating college is supposed to be one of the biggest moments of your life. COVID has kind of thrown that out the window. Graduations have been cancelled since spring, and with many students prepping to graduate in December, more and more students are going to miss out on this big milestone. I will unfortunately be…

The Criminology of Major Crimes

Why I created my own class at Drake In fall of 2020, I began working with my adviser, Professor William Garriott, on creating an independent study geared towards criminology. As a Law, Politics & Society major, this field has always interested me. This first peaked when I was actually still in high school. My senior…

America’s Navy – Why I Joined & You Should Too

Joining the U.S Navy I first decided that I wanted to enlist in the Navy when I was 17-years-old. The summer after I graduated from Carlisle High School, I went to speak with a recruiter. One of my best friends had already enlisted and was set to ship out once fall rolled around. He came…