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 […]

Finally February

My friend Allison once defined senior year as “one giant countdown to a countdown.” It’s a pretty accurate description. From deadlines and decisions to milestones that used to feel distant, it seems like nearly everything this year has been a countdown to February – and now it’s here! This is a month of endings… February is my last full month of swimming. Ever. […]

New Look, Same Darcy

Hello, internet! (Well, it’s really more like, “Hi, Mom and Dad..”) I’ve decided to switch from my previous blogging platform on tumblr to WordPress. This site is more accessible (aka it’s not blocked on my school-issued laptop) and is a more traditional outlet for bloggers – plus, it’s easier (and more fun!) to customize the pages, themes, and posts. Maybe you’ve […]