Out of the Darkness

by Noah Abrams My family members filed into the house, one after another, greeting each other with hugs and smiles. The house was loud, filled with laughter and conversation between cousins catching up, grandparents checking in and siblings making fun of each other. My family gathered around the Thanksgiving table to celebrate the privilege of…

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Second Last Chance

by Eve Goulet I remember when I was four years old, I could not believe I was being forced by my own mother to run around a muddy field with a bunch of grimy children I did not know. I thank God my mother was cruel enough to physically toss me out of the car…

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My Purpose

by Brittany Bugalski If I could give freshman year Brittany one piece of advice, it would be to stop and appreciate more – embrace the people, the highlights, the failures and the day-to-day moments that you will never get back because this is what will shape you into the person you are now.  I was…

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Coming Full Circle

by Shelly Morris I am an NCAA Division I head coach who is lucky enough to coach at my alma mater. It is an opportunity that is only afforded to a few. A true full circle of life, that my naïve 18-year-old self would have never seen coming.  I grew up in western Massachusetts, playing…

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