Over the Hill: 5 Signs You’ve Hit Your College Life Crisis
Sep21

Over the Hill: 5 Signs You’ve Hit Your College Life Crisis

Dear Reader, So, we're back. A new semester and a new group of HawkTalk bloggers. I think this year's team is one of our best yet, and I highly suggest you check out their new blogs as soon as you're done reading this. We had our first meeting a few weeks ago, and when we introduced ourselves it felt strange to say that this was my third year as HawkTalk blogger. As some of you may know, I've been with HawkTalk since I was a freshman,...

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Summer Lovin’ (Or Lack There Of)
Jun13

Summer Lovin’ (Or Lack There Of)

Dear Reader, We made it to June! Can you believe finals were over a month ago? Summer is shooting by, and who can blame it? When your biggest obligations are a camp counselor job and a math class at the local community college, summer's possibilities feel practically endless. Perhaps I'll take a spontaneous road trip. Cross the border into Indiana and buy a bunch of illegal fireworks! What? You don't like that idea? Then what do you...

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling HawkTalkers
Jun02

The Sisterhood of the Traveling HawkTalkers

Dear Reader, You know it has been practically a year since we last talked. To quote Willie Nelson, "ain't it funny how time slips away?" I know my year was full of internship milestones, caffeine fueled all-nighters and more essays than I can count. Now that the dust of a whirlwind spring semester has settled, I have the opportunity to stop for a moment and breathe. While some of my fellow HawkTalkers will be spending their summers in...

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Megan Irving’s Unsolicited and Heartfelt Freshman Advice
Aug21

Megan Irving’s Unsolicited and Heartfelt Freshman Advice

Hello dear reader. It’s been too long. I hope you’re doing well and I’m sure we’ll get the chance to catch up in a few more days. But this post has a very specific intended audience, and that is the Wagner College class of 2017. Hello freshman. My name is Megan and I’m a HawkTalk blogger who wants to give you a bunch of unsolicited advice. It was about one year ago I was in your shoes, counting the days down 'till I became a part of...

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On a Serious Note
Apr16

On a Serious Note

My dear reader — I address you as dear because that’s what you are to me. You take the time out of your day to read this and some of you even come back for more. Though I do sometimes worry if my audience consists of only my mom. If it does, hi mom, and yes I did finish my homework and no I’m not ditching class. But whether you’re my mom or some random person who has stumbled across this, you are dear to me and I thank you. Today we...

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There’s a Zombie in my Living Room
Apr08

There’s a Zombie in my Living Room

It’s official, the dead are bigger then the living. I was having a conversation with my father late last night, my mother was in the living room watching “The Walking Dead,” and my brother was asleep. My father, having just put my younger brother to bed, made a phenomenal observation: “His generation is growing up with zombies.” It’s true, zombies are everywhere. "The Walking Dead" has taken over Facebook, Twitter and BuzzFeed. Brad...

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Funny Girl
Feb20

Funny Girl

All right dear reader; expect to hear a lot from me this semester, because I have a lot to say. It’s best I have a computer in front of me or I’ll just start talking to no one and make people on the Subway feel uncomfortable. But you aren’t on the subway and I’m at my computer so that clears that up. At this very moment reader, I am sitting on the Staten Island Ferry, a common mode of transportation for Wagner students, commuters and...

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