One of the first reactions people have when I tell them I go to school at Saint Vincent is: “Isn’t that in the middle of nowhere?!” Well … kind of … but there’s actually a lot to do around here. I’ve always liked small-town living, which is one thing that really made me fall in love with this campus. We have our own little community that is quiet and separate from the hustle and bustle of city life. But, if we hop in the car, there are tons of options for fun things to do within a 20-minute drive.
At this very moment I am wondering: What happened to the fall season? It seems as if our climate wants to make a point by shocking us with abrupt temperature changes. I stepped outside after class on Thursday and IT WAS SNOWING! Living in college dorms rooms that are surrounded by brick walls and waiting for the heat to be turned on certainly doesn't help. It's a good thing that there are many other ways to find warmth on campus (and I'm not just talking about the heated blanket that my roommate so graciously let me borrow). There is an inner warmth that can often be found in daily interaction with others. There are many students, faculty, and staff that make a memorable impact in the lives of others through their kind words and actions. One person that comes to mind when I think of kindness is....Veronica!!