Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Aaaaack

Well, I'm on my second day of classes. Yesterday I had a fine arts class and a history class. The fine arts class is on art and religion (yay!) but included a disclaimer about how if we were particularly religious we would probably be offended (boo). However, I am a grown-up and I realize that being offended is an inevitable part of life. I hate PC, anyway, so I should be consistent ...

My history class seemed ok - although we have to read, read, read, a whole lot! I'm in that class with Lauren, at least. The professor also said that he likes to bash Europe, "especially the French." (!)

Today got off to a rotten start, however. I am in a 400 level journalism course - magazine writing. From what I can see on the syllabus, it is going to be the Class From Hell. I always seem to have a Class From Hell, except for that one quarter where I had two Classes From Hell. Anyway, there is going to be a lot of writing, and criticizing of writing, and research. And coming up with ideas, ideas, ideas! That is the part I seem to have the most trouble with - ideas for stories that I could find sources for and really flesh out, etc. Not good, since it's the first step and all! My brain is a dried-up turnip when it comes to this sort of stuff. If anyone has any ideas for stories I could do on a college campus, feel free to leave a comment. Those of you who have been reading for a while may remember how long it took me to come up with the one major story idea I needed for my newswriting class! Auuugh!

Breathe, Maggie, breathe, lol! Over the summer I went through my blog archives and read all my posts, and I noticed that I always panicked at the beginning of every quarter, whether the challenge was a Latin class or a Public Speaking class. I think it has to do with the shock of getting back into the swing of things. I have soldiered through a lot of stuff in the past, and I will get through this, too, with God's help, of course :) I'm such a drama queen.

4 comments:

  1. What about students and their faith(s)and practices.....?....

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  2. Come visit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    And yes, that is an order

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  3. Well, I'm going to assume because there's some panic early on... That you're going to do amazing this semester. As usual.

    Darn, girl- you REALLY suck. :P

    Just kidding! ;) ;)

    Glad you're off to such a great start! :)

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  4. QUIT WHINING! why don't you tell everyone how you went into the wrong apartment the other day?? :)

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