Archive for Rachel Brown

Learning to be thankful

Learning to be thankful

Posted On: April 27, 2015

I feel as if I just began my journey at the College of William and Mary, and now [...]

Love is the most important legacy we leave behind

Love is the most important legacy we leave behind

Posted On: April 16, 2015

As I near graduation, I’m contemplating what sort of legacy I’ll leave on campus. [...]

Cap and gown cast a spell into the future

Cap and gown cast a spell into the future

Posted On: April 06, 2015

Graduation regalia is strange. The cap never quite fits correctly on your head. The gown is bulky and [...]

You’re moving forward whether you know it or not

You’re moving forward whether you know it or not

Posted On: March 26, 2015

This week, I had my first opportunity to pedal forward in my journey after graduation. [...]

Facing Failure

Facing Failure

Posted On: March 16, 2015

A cartoon from “Blue Like Jazz,” one of my favorite memoirs, involves a rabbit who really wants to [...]

Learning to appreciate going home, saying goodbye

Learning to appreciate going home, saying goodbye

Posted On: February 23, 2015

I’ve started to value home-cooked meals and watching movies with my family more than I have before. I’m [...]

Graduation is worth the wait

Graduation is worth the wait

Posted On: February 02, 2015

Waiting for graduation to come is hard. I feel like I’m constantly in limbo — waiting for graduation, [...]

When there’s no best option: Grad school and beyond

When there’s no best option: Grad school and beyond

Posted On: December 01, 2014

I submitted my first application to graduate school this week (after only a minor freak out that I [...]

Autumn reflections at an august institution

Autumn reflections at an august institution

Posted On: November 13, 2014

The reds, oranges and yellows signal change is coming, not only in the weather, but also in my [...]

A reflection on Homecomings past and future

A reflection on Homecomings past and future

Posted On: October 30, 2014

As a senior this year, I think I finally understand why Homecoming is so important: It’s a storytelling [...]