Dear Diary, This past year has been really hard between everything that has gone on especially the pandemic. I have been trying my best to follow all of the precautions only for people who I thought I respected to tell me that it doesn't matter or...

Dear Diary, For one of my classes, I was asked how to avoid the dreaded Freshmen 15. After thinking about the topic for some time, I began to understand that I could not offer anything that had not already been said. Even if I had, I...

I was a freshman in Fall 2017. Now? I am graduating in May 2021. That's 50ish days from now. Let me just tell you a little bit about my college experience, and how I have changed as a person. Like I said, I came to MTSU...

Dear Diary, When the year 2020 began and news of the pandemic began to arise among media outlets, I initially thought that this would be an event of little consequence, at least within my life. I want to say that I later learned how wrong I...

Dear Diary, Each day of this semester has been a blur. Each day bleeds into the next and I have lost all sense of control in my life. The student I was in January of 2020 and the student I am now are two different people....

Dear Diary, During COVID-19 attempts to stay "safer at home," being mandated to work from home, and already attending classes online, I've come to realize I don't actually like my home. It took over six months of working at the dining table and being in a...

Dear Diary, I hate and love online classes; I originally took distance learning classes because of the need for work and life balance. It helps me with schedules but it doesn’t help with my social life. To be honest, I am a shy person and I...

When I close my eyes, I can still see her jumping up and down on her bed and giggling with excitement. My spunky, little baby girl whose spirit and light shone brightly as she danced around like music was always playing. She was sweet and...

Mornings come early and he is thankful he has another day to call his own.  His home is a tarp hidden away sheltering him from the cold night air.   He wakes, stretches and assesses his surroundings.  His body aching from sleeping on a bed made...

Dear Diary, I’m graduating next week!!! I am super excited, nervous, anxious, and all of the above lol. It’s been a long hard four years. I’ve lost a couple of friends and made some even better ones. I tell you nothing was worst than my junior...