Being from Australia an all, I had never actually watched the Oscars – only ever the highlights. This is because the timezones are so out of whack. Anyway! This year because I am in the U.S.A I was fortunate enough to not only watch the oscars, but also attend a party organised by my […]Read More... No Comments
In Australia Chinese New Year is recognised and celebrated but because I do not have many ties to China, I had never really embraced it before… this year was different!
Because I live in Hart Hall (where most international students reside), I meet many different students from all over the world, many […]Read More... No Comments
On my decision to come to SUNY Oswego for an exchange semester, I knew that things would be different, but I assumed that more or less Australian and American university life and culture would be very similar. I was wrong. I have outlined the main differences below. Enjoy.
1. College is love, college is life. […]Read More... 2 Comments
SUNY Oswego’s hockey culture is incredible. With a team that is one of the best in the nation and fans that are just as committed as they are fierce, SUNY Oswego is the home of hockey lovers. And, for White Out Weekend, this fact becomes even truer. With people flocking to the arena early in […]Read More... No Comments
For years I had always heard Walmart referenced in movies and pop culture and I was always so intrigued as we have nothing quite like it in Australia. The college is really well serviced with public transport so getting to Walmart was not an issue. My friends also had never been to Walmart before so […]Read More... No Comments
Shaun Cassidy Fan Club: A Home For Comedy
Growing up one of my favorite things to do was make people laugh. I never realized until high school though that I could elaborate on this through talent shows and organizations. So throughout my high school career I absorbed every opportunity to expose myself to the […]Read More... No Comments
Making the transition into becoming a college athlete is an exhilarating process. There is no better feeling than putting on the jersey and becoming a representation of not only your team but the school and the community.
However the transition to playing a collegiate sport can also be an overwhelming process. The game is faster, the […]Read More... No Comments
Yesterday I went twilight skiing. It was awesome.
As a student from Australia, the idea of going skiing as a college related activity, is unheard-of. There are always posters around SUNY advertising upcoming events and I saw this ski trip to Mt. Bristol listed. I was in. I signed up for the trip, paid the small fee […]Read More... No Comments