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Taylor sitting on bench, surrounded by flowers, in London

A Trendy Internship and Some English Tea on the Side

I was sitting in a Starbucks, clad in black slacks and a blazer, sipping a grande mocha. I had an essay due the following morning and was two pages in,…

in front of Eiffel Tower

England to France: Kindness is Universal

I was in France – aka a country where English is not the first language. I knew very little French besides how to say “please,” “thank you,” “hello,” and “goodbye.”…

Taylor in front of buildings in Bath, UK

19 Ways to be a True Londoner

I’ve come to realize that involving myself in extracurricular activities has become an addiction. I like to be involved, I enjoy engaging myself in new activities, and I find meeting…

Taylor Kickbush in London

Blossoming in London and Beyond

“Come on, Taylor, you’re going to miss the train! Hurry, hurry, hurry!” yells my roommate, Maggie, from the opposite side of the local train station. Caramel macchiato and boarding ticket in hand,…

Taylor Kickbush next to sign "Love Never Fails"

Cheers, from London!

I would have never imagined being in the city of London at this point in my life. Beautiful Victorian architecture, famous street art, bustling underground tubes (subways), 200 acre parks, double…

view of London, from Telegraph.co.uk

Cheerio, JCC; Hello, London!

There’s a light at the end of this dark and dismal tunnel of finals week here at Jamestown Community College, and that’s the break that follows it! Sure-most of us…

Jayhawk and students prepare for Turkey Trot

Jayhawks Turning into Turkeys: The Turkey Trot

What’s the answer to the following mathematical equation: Thanksgiving + running? Maybe you came up with “Turkey Trot” or “Turkey Run,” and that is precisely the answer! If you aren’t familiar…

The Peer Mentors outside by the JCC pond

It’s all about YOU: 6 Resources That Could Save Your Behind in College

Did you know that there are countless resources online and on campus that can help you succeed at Jamestown Community College, and in the future? What if I told you that…

life hacks

10 #CollegeHacks To Make Your JCC Life a Breeze

I’m sure many of us know about the #LifeHacks that have been making their statement across various social medias. If you haven’t heard of them, they are unique tips that many websites (including http://1000lifehacks.com/) use…

empty classroom

44 Late-Starting Classes You Didn’t Know Existed

Everyone loves some extra credit, but what about some extra credits (Hey-o!)? JCC is offering some late starting classes for fall that just may suit your interests. If you are a sophomore…