Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Amelia Evans

Hey there, my name is Amelia Evans! I’m a freshman here at the College of Saint Rose, and I’m a part of the American City program. I just declared Communications as my major about five seconds ago, and will be concentrating on Film and New Media. Something you should know about me is that I’m fabulous, occasionally to sassy for my own good, and enjoy long walks on the beach. If you see me on campus, feel free to say hi and tell me how much you love my blog!

So long, farewell…

Freshman year has been a whirlwind of memories and introductions to best friends and essays galore. I’ve met so many wonderful people that have helped me grow as a person and become who I’m meant to be right now in this moment. Saint Rose’s welcoming atmosphere and welcoming community have made it easy for me to be comfortable, and easy…

Dodgeball Madness

Last Tuesday, I got to attend my very first Dodgeball Madness here at Saint Rose. You might have heard that I switched from my regular twitter handle, @stroseamelia, to handle the Official College Twitter with the hashtags, #DodgeballMadness and #stroseamelia. But, if you’re not familiar with this extremely epic tradition, let me set the scene for you: The stands are…

I KNOW WHAT I’M DOING WITH MY LIFE (sort of)

Folks, I finally did it. I figured out the meaning of life, the true meaning of peace, solved world hunger… all of the above. My life is officially completely together. Well, sort of. What really happened is that I declared my major: communications with a concentration in film and new media. Doesn’t that sound so official? I feel like a…

How to Breathe

It’s that time of year: teachers are loading on papers to get done by Thanksgiving, deadlines are approaching fast as we tackle this crazy two weeks before it’s finally time to go home and visit our families, and take several well-deserved naps. In times like this, it’s really easy to get stressed out and want to explode from all the stress…

How to WIN at Door Decorating Contests

This year in the Lima Hall Door Decorating Contest, the fourth floor SLAYED. My roommate and I won for our floor, and our next door neighbors took the prize for the whole building! Here’s a picture of my door: It was actually super easy to make, too– just took a little bit of time. It was a nice distraction from my homework…