This is my first blog post ever! Get excited.
So how did I get wrapped into doing this thing anyway? Well, I am an Admissions Ambassador on campus, which just means that I work in the Admissions office here on campus. On my first day of work, 8am on Monday morning of week 1, my boss gave me a tour of the office. As she was introducing me to all of the staff, she mentioned that I am from out of state.
I’m from Wisconsin, people. It’s only two and a half hours away, which is the same distance as everyone from the Chicago Suburbs. But Wisconsin seems like a distant, far away place when everyone is from Illinois. I like being an out-of-state student at Augie though. It sets me apart and I get flaunt my Packer, Badger and Brewer gear!! Remember when the Packers beat the Bears in the NFC Championship last year? That was a good day.
Anyways, one of the staff members told me I should be a student blogger because I am from out of state. Recruit other Wisconsin people and such. So here I am!
I just finished a crazy week at Augie. It was week 5, so midterms for us trimester types. I’m feeling relieved after handing in a paper and a project this morning, and have had a pretty chill afternoon. Now all I have left is a midterm on Monday! And a whole lot of other stuff…I swear, it never ends! But that’s ok, that’s what I’m here for. To learn and such.
I’m leaving in a little bit for my first regatta of the year! A regatta is a race for crew, which is a sport in which you row boats. I joined the club team on campus last year as a freshmen, and love it! I mean, the 5am practices are rough, but there’s nothing better than watching the sunrise on the Mississippi River and feeling accomplished after a good row. Anyways, we’re off to Des Moines tonight for the races tomorrow! It’s going to be a beautiful fall day (and it’s officially fall now!) and I’m looking forward to the racing environment immensely. Wish me luck!
This is a picture of me rowing last year in a women’s novice (freshmen) 8 (eight people in a boat). I’m the second girl in yellow from the right.
This has been kinda fun. I’m looking forward to the future in blogging. Hopefully someone enjoys reading it. Until next time! And here’s a song for you to enjoy.
Posted on September 23rd, 2011 by Maureen Zach
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