Aca-awesome: An introduction to collegiate a cappella
Oct20

Aca-awesome: An introduction to collegiate a cappella

Brought to light by the movie Pitch Perfect, a cappella is becoming increasingly popular on college campuses. Wagner is no exception! We currently have three a cappella groups on campus: Testostertones (all male), Fermata Nowhere (co-ed), and Vocal Synergy (all female and the group I'm in!). For those of you who have absolutely no idea what I am talking about, I'm gonna break it down for you. A cappella music is music sung without any...

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The First Week In Guatemala
Jun13

The First Week In Guatemala

The first few days of being back home proved to be very packed and entertaining. I thought that I would not be going out too much, or that there would not be too many fun events in the first few days, but I was wrong. The first event of the summer was the Academic Award Ceremony of my old high school. My younger sister received a Drama Award for her outstanding performances in that class, so my parents and I went to see her. I was so...

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The Final Days in NY
Jun07

The Final Days in NY

Before going back to Guatemala and officially starting my summer break, I decided to stay for a few more days after graduation in New York. At first I thought that I would not have anything to do, but then I remembered that it is New York City — there are plenty of things to do. My adventures began right after graduation when I was invited to the house of one of my brothers to celebrate his graduation. We were greeted warmly by his...

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What Happens In Orlando… Goes On HawkTalk Pt.1
Mar15

What Happens In Orlando… Goes On HawkTalk Pt.1

This week was Spring Break for Wagner College, and two of my friends and I came to Orlando... by bus. Our trip did not begin with the right foot at all. The moment we saw the bus station we knew it would not be a great ride. The station was located in a very sketchy area of Canal Street and the people who were going on the ride with us were not exactly very appealing people. The bus ride was 19 hours long, or so we thought. According...

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A Non-traditional Finale
Feb19

A Non-traditional Finale

Every year, the Wagner swimming and diving team honors its seniors at the last home meet of the season. This year was different from all other years because we only had one home meet all season — and we swam against ourselves, while honoring our seniors and supporting the Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Nor'easter blizzard made it so that our opponents were unable to drive through all the snow to make the meet. As a...

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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 air, chocolates are on the shelves and the lonely people of the world are very, very obvious. Now before you barricade your door and cry to a song all day, read this blog...

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