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Chapman, La Comunidad provide ‘homelike community’

When I first came to BGSU, I was scared.

Though I rarely showed it, I was often homesick and uncomfortable.

I kept wondering, “Would I find friends? Would I feel at home? Would I be happy?”

The answer to those questions: a big yes, thanks to Chapman Learning Community at Kohl Hall and La Comunidad.

The people you live with are an important factor in your life. We’ve heard countless times that those who surround us define us. So that made both a relevant part of my BGSU experience.

Let’s start with my first learning community. To be honest, I was not the most involved … Continue Reading

If you’re an LGBT student worried about being accepted, stop worrying NOW

When I sat down to write this post, I struggled to find an exciting story or inspiring anecdote that exemplified three years as a gay student at BGSU.

I was scanning my brain for something remarkable.

Where were the dramatic stories of explaining my sexuality to my roommate? What about inspiring chats at the LGBT Resource Center? Didn’t I find refuge by writing for OUTspoken Magazine?

None of those things happened to me. In terms of being gay, my life was boring. Typical. Unremarkable.

My BGSU life was just like anyone else’s BGSU life: freshman-year homesickness, roommate ups and downs, sleeping through my … Continue Reading

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