Creative Corner: Honey

Liz Fontanilles   You take my head And smash it open like a watermelon, Letting watery red sting my eyes. My head is splitting from all of you; Where’s the bottle of Tylenol? I’m stuck crawling on the floor, Blindly fumbling through the world, No guarantee I’ll catch the ankle of someone who loves me. Honey, honey, honey. I hate honey. I am tired of the sweet, of the candy,…

The Eternal City

Kendra Dascano To be able to see the world and have experiences that change everything from your view of the world to who you are as a person, is an experience I’ve been longing for since seventh grade. I always knew I wanted to go abroad during my time at Pace, but I didn’t know it would happen so soon. In November of my freshman year, I found out that…

Producing in Paradise

Ashley DeSalvo Ever since I was little, I’ve been obsessed with all things science. Whether it was memorizing fun facts about the planets, knowing the lifecycle of a frog, or thinking critically about the water cycle, there was something about the world around me that constantly intrigued me. One aspect of Earth Science that I remember vividly was learning about volcanoes. One fall morning in 3rd grade, my classmates and…

Meet the Animals!

Jenna Spillo Last Friday I had the opportunity to meet a bunch of cool and interesting animals that live at the Nature Center here on campus. Jim Eyring, the man in charge of the event and official animal-keeper of Pace University, showed us owls, falcons, and snakes. He even told us some stories about his childhood, talked about the history of the Nature Center, and shared some insight on finding…

Kicking It Off With Hot Cocoa

Anna giacalone While the recent polar vortex hasn’t quite had its sights on Pleasantville, our campus has undeniably been hit with some extreme cold in the first two weeks. Despite this, members of the Honors College were able to stay warm on Wednesday, January 30th thanks to the first Honors event of the semester. To kick off the semester, the Honors College hosted a Welcome Back Hot Chocolate Night in…

On Keeping the Classroom Safe

Better Alternatives to Arming Teachers With Rachel Rothchild & Coral DiMichele, School of Education students at Pace Rachel One of the things I always remember being told as a child was that school was a safe place. No matter what was going on outside, I could come to school and know that I could learn and grow without fear. Sadly, while this was my understanding of school when I was…

The Joy of Working at the Learning Assistance Center

Fariha Hossain At the start of the spring 2018 semester, I began working as a peer tutor at the Learning Assistance Center (LAC) at Pace University’s Pleasantville campus. Located on the third floor of the Mortola Library, the LAC is a community of its own with over 35 students working as part-time staff. As a new member of that staff, my official responsibilities include: assisting students with content review, homework,…

Honors Students “Fly to Agrabah on a Magic Carpet Ride”

Fariha Hossain On a cold Saturday afternoon in January, thirty-three Honors students boarded a bus in Pleasantville with Dean Susan Dinan and, within an hour, found themselves seated in the balcony section of the iconic art nouveau style New Amsterdam Theater, Playbills open in their laps, waiting anxiously to enter a whole new world. Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, did not disappoint. The show opened grandiosely with the title song,…

Who’s Who? Review of the first Annual Honors College Retreat

Sabrina Sanchez You arrive at Pace for Summer Orientation to find a room full of strangers. You realize, as you learn their names, that they will not be strangers forever; they will become your peers for most of the next four years in the Honors College. You play ice breakers, get access to the Honors Lounge, and are encouraged to chat over ice cream at the Ice Cream Social in…