I can’t believe that I’m already in my second semester as a sophomore. It’s insane to think that at the end of this semester I will be registering for junior classes! This semester I’m starting to get even more into my major and I really like it! Here are the classes I am taking this semester and what I think about all of them so far!
SP 102: Spanish 102
I have not decided yet if I like the shorter class time and 4 days a week or the longer class time 2 days a week like my Spanish 101 was. Either way I’m really excited to learn more Spanish because my plan is to go to Spain ASAP! I love traveling and so study abroad is something I want to do while at Butler. I really like my professor as well. She’s really helpful and understanding!
GHS 205: Global and Historical Studies – East Asian Interactions
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GHS is part of Butler’s Core which means this class is something everyone must take. East Asian Interactions is not the only topic you can take. There are many different topics, but I chose East Asian Interactions because I thought it would be interesting to learn more about my culture. Although this class is possibly becoming one my least favorite classes. I don’t really enjoy my professor’s way of teaching, so that sometime is a struggle. It is really interesting though!
AA 301: Arts Administration
I’m taking this class as part of one my extra classes for my major. This classes deals mainly with how to manage a non profit organization. It is really interesting and will definitely help me later on if I decide to do PR for a non profit. This class is really creative and we do a lot of games that get us to think outside of the box.
STR 228: Promotional Writing
I only have this class once a week, which can be kind of intense sometimes. This class is also for my major and deals with writing for memos, releases, and a lot of knowing what to say in the proper way. I really like this class because I want to improve my writing, so I hope by the end of this class this will help with internships!
STR 251: Design and Production for STR
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I really like this class! We learn how to use Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and a lot of other Adobe products! It’s a lot of fun, but today we are sketching and I’m not sure how great that will turn out for me. My professor is really nice too and very helpful!
It’s insane to think about how many credits I already have and everything I am learning, but I’m so excited to be continuing on in my major and getting deeper into topics!
I cannot believe that this is my 100th post. It’s insane to think about that this time last year I was freaking out about scheduling, and low and behold I’m still freaking out about scheduling! That’s besides the point though.
When I first found out I got the blogging position I was extremely excited. I don’t want to sound like I’m bragging because that’s not the point at all, but I know how intense it is to get the blogging job. Many apply for this position so for me to beat out all those people seems kind of crazy. I don’t think at all that I’m the most interesting person that Butler has to offer, but I’m glad some of you find my blogs entertaining. I can’t wait for the next two more years to continue to share the craziness with you that is my life.
If you are a current high school senior and are thinking about Butler, I suggest you don’t think but do and apply to attend Butler. Butler has given me many opportunities like the blogging that I could have never imagined before applying. Early decision is done, but you still can apply for regular decision!
Seeing the freshmen makes me feel old, which is pathetic because I’m only a sophomore. Being a sophomore isn’t that much different from being a freshmen except now I’m starting to like my classes a lot more! My classes are becoming to be more specific to my major and it makes everything a lot more interesting. To stick with tradition this will be the blog that I post explaining every class I’m taking. I did two of these for my freshmen year and plan to do the same this year!
SW 266 – Media Literacy
This class is a requirement for my communications major. I really like it so far because it’s interesting to learn about society through media, and see how it affects us everyday. Plus it has to do with my major so I automatically like it.
PCA 241 – Music In Action
This class is for my CORE curriculum at Butler. I’ve done a lot of blogs about the CORE, so if you are not sure what that is you can check out one of those blogs. This class is entertaining just because my professor is funny. It also is reminding me of my days back in middle school playing violin. This class goes into detail about music particularly classical music and where it all started from. It’s really interesting, but I’m glad I only have to be in it for one semester.
COM 101 – Public Speaking
There’s an extremely long title to this class, but it should be just called Public Speaking. This is also a requirement for my major. My professor is new to Butler, which is cool because she’s taught at larger schools and I think she brings a new perspective to our class and campus. She’s also extremely entertaining so I feel like for a class that could have been boring she has turned into a class that I love going to everyday.
STR 222 – Principles of Strategic Communications
This is for my major as well! It’s exciting because I am finally in the beginning classes towards my major. So far this class is extremely interesting. We have been talking about advertising and how it affects our lives, but eventually we will also look into Public Relations. It’s more of a general class of strat comm, but it’s pretty exciting to go from exploratory to now finally being in major classes.
SP 101 – Beginning Spanish
Yes I am in beginning Spanish. In high school I took French and Japanese and now I need a language for my major so I figured I should do Spanish. I’ve never taken Spanish in my life unless you count the three week rotation in middle school where we tried to see if we liked it or not, in which case I chose French. I really do miss French, but I don’t see how it will help me in the long run so that is why I chose Spanish. I hate the time of this class (Tuesdays/Thursdays 6-740 PM), but I’m excited to be taking a language class again. I love languages!
So that’s my schedule for this semester. It’s the last semester of my CORE classes except for my GHS. It’s weird to think that I am already done with CORE! Hopefully this means more classes for my major next semester!
As many of you know Butler freshmen always take class photo during their Welcome Week. Here’s the Class of 2016 pictures based off their theme this year!
After waiting for what seemed like an eternity, I am finally back on campus! Being back on campus is a feeling that I can’t really describe, but is only something you have to come and see. Being a sophomore is such a weird feeling, and coming back on to campus this year was extremely different from last year.
Last year was full of crying goodbyes and awkward hellos. This year was full of see you laters that my friends and I realized aren’t that dramatic, and hellos that involved a lot of hugging, screaming, and smiles. My living situation is also very different! This year I am living in my sorority house at Pi Beta Phi. I love it so far. At my house we have cold dorms, which means that my bed is in a separate room from where our desks, closets, and TV is. I have two roommates Rori and Kristina. We are actually all pretty crazy so it works out. Currently while writing this blog Rori is stuck in our couch, so if that gives you any idea of how anything our room is half the time.
My roommates Kristina, to the left of me in the purple, and Rori in the yellow with some of our friends!
Although I worked A LOT this summer at Forever 21, I had a lot of fun. One of my favorite moments of this summer was being able to go to the Dave Matthews Band concert! I was so grateful to get awesome seats from my second parents! It was such a blast, and also being able to visit some of Butler friends. Even though I love the summer time I am so excited to be back at Butler. There’s truly no place like home.
Front row at DMB!