My Little Town

There are many things I do not necessarily love about my little town. For starters: the Sandusky “Mall,” home to what is likely the world’s first and last Elder Beerman store. (It’s practically a historical landmark.) My town is the host of Ohio Bike Week, which, sadly, has nothing to do with bicycles. (When I say “bike week,” […]

A Letter To My Brother

Dear Ethan, It was not long ago that we spent our days re-watching Dunston Checks In and Honey, We Shrunk The Kids on the VHS player. It seems like just yesterday that we played “Hotel,” where we pretended to manage a hotel, using the basement cabinets as the rooms. (I guess that was a precursor to your interest in the hospitality industry.) It was […]

You can have it all, but not all at once

Another month has come and gone…a.k.a. it’s time for another reflection-esque post! From Magic Kingdom to Marston Science Library, the month of October was filled with both adventures and obstacles. I completed my first round of midterms and now – an infinite amount of eraser shavings, paper cuts, and Starbucks later – I’m preparing for the next chunk of exams. (My “study break” for tonight = finally […]

Short and sweet

I feel lucky to be celebrating the Jewish New Year surrounded by new friends and a welcoming, diverse campus community. But being in a new place is not the only thing unique about this Rosh Hashanah; the little moments of happiness and kindness that I have experienced over the past few days have made the holiday special to me. It was […]