I’m a Leader Making a Difference

The Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center has turned into one of my absolute favorite involvements of CMU, but it started as my most intimidating. Most specifically, the Alternative Breaks Program. You know when people tell you to take a leap outside of your comfort zone, and you might just love what happens? Because this is [...]

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ALFB: E-board Edition

During my freshman year of college, I found my niche on campus. "A Letter For Better" was warm, welcoming, and I knew it was for me. I chose to run for the club's Treasurer position so I could play a larger role in the organization. Over these past two semesters, I got to serve alongside [...]

B.D.- Before Detroit

Living in northern Michigan, I have been blind to a lot of the issues Detroit has gone through. I've always known that it took a turn for the worst, but I didn't know when and I didn't know why. Detroit isn't something connected to me personally, so I never went out  of my way to learn the history [...]