People Here, People There

I keep thinking about people. My last post was about how I’ve established my UB family and been growing closer to them. But the great thing about going to a big college is that you’re never done growing your “group.” I was hanging out in the lounge of a friend the other night and some of his friends were there as well. We spent the evening as a group and when I ran into them the next night in the dining hall, I felt comfortable enough to ask if I could eat with them even though the mutual friend wasn’t present (that may or may not have been tricky to follow and if it was, I apologize). But the important thing here is that you’re constantly forming new connections like that.

I also have good news about dorming next year! I got into Greiner Hall, which is a sophomore-only living space widely known as the highest-quality dorm on campus (because it’s new and has air conditioning). My friend Rachel (not my current roommate, a different Rachel) and I will be in a two-room suite with Sanjee and a friend of hers. I think it’s a great setup and we’re in a program called Shared Interest Housing, which essentially just means we will be living in an Honors-organized community focused on community service and academics. It’ll be a good experience and I’m looking forward to it! One of the best parts is that I’ll get to pick where I’m volunteering… The possibilities are endless; I’m thinking my service partner might be a soup kitchen or a public school, but who knows? It’s just exciting to think about.

Next week I have my advising appointment to plan for next semester, my Colloquium TA interview, and my first UB band concert all on the same day! But for now, I just want to get through chem lab alive tomorrow, then I will relax and sleep.

Lots of love,



About Maggie

UB Student. Liverpudlian. Book reader. Food lover. Christian. Writer. Office supply fanatic. Big sister. Math geek. Coffee addict. Listener.
This entry was posted in BRBU and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s