Category Archives: Everyday Life

Graduates throwing their caps in the air

Enjoying Endings, and Life in General

While listening to the unfamiliar-to-most band Stars of Track and Field and their single End of All Time, I pondered all of the endings and new beginnings that are happening at…

Res life students support Autism Awareness

Residence Life Gives Back

The goal of the residence life program is to not only build community within our residence halls, but to also reach out to our surrounding communities and assist them in…

Collage of several pictures, one of a student with galsses, two of two different groups of students, and one looking down at four peoples' shoes

Staying Active, Keeping Occupied, and Other Such Ideas

I’ve always had an intimate relationship with chaos. Since middle school I was attracted to being involved in more activities than I could bare, as well as staying occupied at…

Taylor Kickbush posing next to tree 1 week before freshman year

Blooming, Blossoming, and Becoming Social

I used to be scared of people. I wasn’t just afraid to talk to people; I was one of those girls who sat by herself in the library, avoided eye…

Sopa de cocido, Spanish soup meal

Caution: Reading This May Cause Mouth to Water

Food. Where can I even begin? I love food; I am legitimately passionate about food. Eating is one of life’s greatest joys. I know that for a fact. Therefore, one…

students dressed up as pirates

“What are you doing here?”

Everyone I have met in Spain, as well as everyone back at home, has asked me similar questions: “What are you doing here?” or “Why are you going to Spain?”…

green field with flowers

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Respect

On February 20, 2014, the Jamestown Community College office of sustainability held a featured movie in the Lenna Theatre. Called Comfort Zone, the movie revealed biological problems in today’s society that…

field of colorful flowers in springtime

Thinking Spring!

If you’re like most students at Jamestown Community College, you’re cold. Yes, folks, it’s a harsh and brutal winter out there, and what a beautiful winter it has been! If…

Luci teaching students

Teaching: A Learning Experience

It’s hard to believe that I arrived in Valladolid two weeks ago already! Let me be cliché and say that time flies when you’re having fun! But really, what an…

statue of a head with multiple faces in the JCC Weeks Gallery

My Case for Art

What makes art GOOD? Could it be the medium? Is it the style? Is it the ubiquitous (or at least general) agreement that something is tasteful or artsy? Here is…