The still-thinking-about-fall-break post …
Vassar Main Gate
One of the highlights of my fall break was going to Vassar College to see my boyfriend. He wasn’t able to go home this fall break because he is from California. It was pretty easy to get to Vassar via public transportation. I took NJTransit from my home to Penn Station, walked to Grand Central, then took the Metro North to Poughkeepsie — all within 3 hours and 45 minutes. My best friend from my hometown goes to Marist College and has a car, so she picked me up from the train station, grabbed lunch at Rossi’s Deli with me, and drove me to Vassar. Continue reading
Fall break is finally upon us! Let us bask in this week of no classes until midterms (part 2) hit us again…
(Fall break is a privilege. Most schools do not have a fall break. If they do have a fall break, it’s usually just a 3 or 4 day weekend, not a full week enjoyed by the lucky few private liberal arts colleges and universities. )
What do Mawrters do over fall break? Some of us study, some of us don’t. Some of us go home or travel, some of us can’t. Some of us have to stay on campus because those taking UPenn classes still have class. Some of us have to stay on campus because they live too far away. Most of us are happy it’s fall break.
Javelin at Palisades, Brooklyn