All posts tagged: college

Blog Post Hiatus: the story of final college days

SoooOOOoooOOOooo~ It’s been a while readers, how are you? I’m good, thanks for asking. Well now that the pleaseantries are over let me apologize, for all the wrong i’ve done you. I’ve ignored you repeatedly, and much more, I woulldn’t be surprised if (God forbid) you wanted to  . . . take a break . . . but WAIT it’s not you it’s me. You see, as soon as finals week hit me I was bogged down with work school and internship related, and I have forgotten my blog duties, if only temporarily. We can make this better readers, we can mend this relationship. ‘With what?’ you ask. WITH EXTRA BLOG POSTS, yaaaay. Let’s begin with a little reintrocduction story. Maybe about how I came home, which was a 48 hour ordeal in itself. Heavens help anyone who had to go what I did. Long ago in a Metropolis far away Ummmmmmm, In the dark of night No, wait. Once Upon A Modern Times, Freshman Ashley decided that the time had come *single gangster tear* to leave …

Protest Frenzy

This week was a whirlwind of new adventures, I feel as if I am finally a true Wahingtonian, now that I’ve been to my first protests. How it started was oddly unexpected though. Many of the girls on my floor are latino or hispanic and they were all making posters in our lounge. I asked them what they were planning on doing, they told me they were going to a protest. Immediately I wanted to go, not initially interested in why, but simply to witness the process. They told me that I had to wear all black and that we would meet at the metro station. Sounded a bit shady but, hey, it was a protest after all. I had fun needless to say, and I fell in love with the cause. The protest was about Venezuela, and how the government is ignoring not only the basic and fundamental human rights but also its people. Several students who were protesting the government were a couple of days before we decided to protest. To show our …