Every January, Bard's first-year class volunteers in the local community for the Annual MLK Day of Engagement, a project of the Center for Civic Engagement.
As the months and years roll on, we tend to slink into our proverbial sweatpants and get lazy in our relationship. We lose our patience, gentleness, thoughtfulness, understanding and the general effort we once made toward our mate. Think back to the first year of your relationship and write down all the things you used to do for your partner. Now start doing them again.
What My First Year In College Has Taught Me
My college orientation was daunting at first -- getting to know brand-new people, being lectured for hours upon hours about the dangers of college, such as sexual assault/harassment, alcohol and drug abuse, and all other potential harms that may ensue when attending a university.