The 10 Friends You’ll Meet In College
Feb05

The 10 Friends You’ll Meet In College

Dear Reader,  So I've been thinking lately. I know, right? A woman? Thinking? What will the council elders have to say about this? Seriously reader, senior year makes you think a lot. Sure, half of the thinking is panic and the other half is exhaustion, but somewhere in that...

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10 Signs You’re  A Second Semester Senior
Jan25

10 Signs You’re A Second Semester Senior

Dear Reader,  Well, here we are. They tell you all about it. You laugh and say, "Hah, I'll be ready for it when my time comes. I have nothing to fear." Then the time comes, and you fear everything. We're second semester seniors.  The dreaded alliteration has finally become...

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Freshman Year vs. Senior Year
Sep01

Freshman Year vs. Senior Year

Dear Reader, As I sift through a new year of HawkTalk applications (which by the way, you can apply here!) I am reminded of a younger Megan Irving. A freshman who had no idea what she would do over her time at Wagner. The friends she would make, the...

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10 Things to Look Forward to This Summer
May06

10 Things to Look Forward to This Summer

Dear Reader, So right about now I am drowning in homework, projects and papers. I can't deal with finals right now. Plus, have you seen the sky. It's blue and wonderful. There's a light breeze and I can feel the summer wind making its way toward us. I need...

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10 Things You Will Do Instead of Preparing For Finals
May04

10 Things You Will Do Instead of Preparing For Finals

Dear Reader, Do you hear it? In the distance, the faintest sound of fear. The smell of frustration. The emails piling up in  your inbox about deadlines, presentation schedules, and summer job acceptances. (or lack there of.) Finals are right around the corner. *Gulp* But, who wants to worry...

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10 Signs You’re About to Become A College Senior
Apr20

10 Signs You’re About to Become A College Senior

Dear Reader, We only have a few weeks left in the school year. I still have papers to do, videos to edit, blogs to publish and an internship to finish out. Dear reader, I'm freaking out! Instead of doing the above, I'm going to write a blog about it....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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Team Adventure in Flushing, Queens
Feb23

Team Adventure in Flushing, Queens

Last weekend, Megan and I went on an adventure to Chinatown in Flushing, Queens! We went with a friend of ours, Lynn Chen, who is an international student from China. It was a fun weekend full of food, excitement, and shopping in the largest and fastest growing ethnic Chinese...

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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...

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How To Survive Valentine’s Day in NYC
Feb14

How To Survive Valentine’s Day in NYC

How To Survive Valentines Day in New York City My dear reader, it’s been forever. How are you? Your family? Your girlfriend? Boyfriend? Oh, you’re single. Me too. Well, reader you may have heard Valentines Day is here again. It’s that time of year when love is in the...

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Port Richmond Partnership: LC 20
Dec03

Port Richmond Partnership: LC 20

Throughout this semester, the Wagner College students of Learning Community (LC) 20 and their professors, Dr. Lori Weintrob and Dr. Jason Fitzgerald, devoted their time to work with the students at Port Richmond High School, helping the high school students learn to take initiative and become leaders in their community. This...

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Megan Irving’s Successful Steps to an All-Nighter
Oct24

Megan Irving’s Successful Steps to an All-Nighter

How are you today, reader? Good, I hope. How am I? Well, I’m touched you asked because I am exhausted. I assume you know what an all-nighter is. A night, normally spent by a student, working on a large project, paper or study session. Unless you are Martha Stewart-level...

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Volunteering in the City
Oct19

Volunteering in the City

Something I pride myself on is following the news. This may sound a bit silly; I don’t produce the news or create it. I simply follow it. I pride myself on the fact that I know what’s going on in the world. I’d recommend it to everyone and anyone....

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A Hate-Free Nation
Oct19

A Hate-Free Nation

Okay readers. We’re getting serious this week. You may or may not know, last week we celebrated national coming out day. This week, Wagner has pledged to wear purple and support LGBTQ students here and around the world. I know that my main purpose in these blog posts are...

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Travels in Harlem
Oct01

Travels in Harlem

I have been riding public transportation since the age of 12. Aside from being a wonderful opportunity to people watch, public transportation is great for popping your ear buds in and jamming out to the soundtrack of your life. When my learning community (Hi LC 1!) and another learning...

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PRIME REAL ESTATE ON LOWER EAST SIDE!
Sep17

PRIME REAL ESTATE ON LOWER EAST SIDE!

Looking for some prime real estate on the Lower East Side of Manhattan? Well, I hope you have a steady job and several roommates, because it’s expensive. We often think of Manhattan realty as something only accessible to Lady Gaga or Paris Hilton’s dog. However, if you turn back...

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Meet Christian!
Sep13

Meet Christian!

What’s charming, exotic and fun all over? It’s new Hawk Talk blogger Christian Grotewold. I got the chance to sit down and talk to Christian about what makes him so absolutely amazing. Just by looking at Christian you can tell this guy is in the know. On our first...

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Meet Megan!
Sep12

Meet Megan!

Welcome HawkTalkers! I want to introduce you all to one of my fellow bloggers, Megan Irving. She is from Chicago, Illinois and has always wanted to live in New York City. She wants this beautiful city to be her home forever. She stated that her two favorite places to...

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