May 18, 2017 by brgrasso

As the year comes to a close, it is a bittersweet feeling. I had a great semester, but am looking forward to the opportunities I have this summer and in the fall. Although I am leaving behind my position as editor-in-chief of The Campus Times, I am moving into the position of editor for La Verne … Read More

May 4, 2017 by brgrasso

If I haven’t told you yet, I love my job. As a student ambassador in the Office of Undergraduate Admission I give tours, answer phone calls and go to college fairs. While I enjoy every part, I especially like going to fairs where I can talk to students and families about my experience at La Verne. … Read More

April 26, 2017 by brgrasso

As the end of the semester approaches so do deadlines and presentations. It is a struggle to keep up with it all, but I have found that by adding little aspects of fun into every day, it is all so much more manageable and enjoyable. This could mean getting that large boba smoothie I’ve been … Read More

April 20, 2017 by brgrasso

One of the great things about being in The Campus TimesĀ is covering on-campus events. It pushes me out of my box to go to an event I probably wouldn’t have normally. My most recent story is on the student production of “Tartuffe.” The play, originally written in 1664, is a comic play full of undertones … Read More

April 13, 2017 by brgrasso

Hi Everyone! My favorite holiday is coming up, and the perfect weather has been fully preparing me for fresh flowers, dyed eggs and lots of Peeps! People never believe me when I say Easter is my favorite holiday, but New Years, Thanksgiving and any December holiday don’t even compare. And why? Because fluffy baby animals, … Read More

April 6, 2017 by brgrasso

Hi everyone! As I write this post I am sitting on my couch with a small kitten biting my fingers. I adopted this little bundle of joy from Rancho Cucamonga Animal Shelter on Tuesday, and she is the sweetest, silliest cat I have ever met. I have always been a cat lover, and I have … Read More

March 29, 2017 by brgrasso

Hi Everyone! This week I decided to talk about the benefits of working on campus here at La Verne. I currently work in the Office of Undergraduate Admission giving tours and helping prospective students with their application process. I love my job because I get to tell high school students all about my wonderful experience here, … Read More

March 22, 2017 by brgrasso

Hello everyone! This week I have been very busy with my media ethics class. It is so interesting to learn about something that consumes so much of our daily lives. The average person spends more than 10 hours a week consuming some form of media, whether it is TV, social media, movies or reading magazines. … Read More

March 15, 2017 by brgrasso

Hi Everyone! By the time you read this I will be in full relaxation mode in Eugene, Oregon with my family. My sister lives right next to University of Oregon, and whenever I get the chance I go up there to enjoy the cooler weather and the break from school work. Since it is WAY … Read More

March 8, 2017 by brgrasso

Hello again! Remember last week when I said I didn’t have any free time, but it was a topic for another blog? Well this is that blog. I have found I am most productive when I have more things to do. Knowing this, at the start of every semester I always overcommit myself. Well this … Read More