The Scarlet & Black

The Independent Student News Site of Grinnell College

The Scarlet & Black

The Scarlet & Black

Day in the Life: Student Services Coordinator

– 7:00 a.m. “waking up in the morning
Gotta be fresh, gotta go downstairs
Gotta have my bowl, gotta have cereal”

– 7:05 a.m. Prayer (including for Rebecca Black because I don’t believe in cyber bullying), then 30 Pushups, then meditation (In that order) …

– 7:35 a.m. Play “Dance, Dance, Dance” by Lykke Li and friends—30 mins of naked dancing. Get that blood flowin—Dassssssss it!

– 7:45 a.m. my dancing and music wakes my “late night snacks,” we kiss/hug, they both head out.

– 9:00 a.m. “Training for first 5K.” 4 miles of excellence. You think this will help my thighs look great? I miss track and field.

– 10:00 a.m. Introduction to Stats 115. One senior among 27 first years … But Kathryn Kamp is the issshhhh

– 11:10 a.m. Lunch time, meet with Derek Gumm ’11 and harass Saul Rajbhandari ’11. Switch tables to the [yogurt girls] Emily Maurer ’11, Ingrid Wennerberg ’11, Kayla Yurick ’11 and Joey Mandeville ’11. Walk around lunch room half socializing, half harassing … everyone is in danger.

– 11:35 a.m. Responding to email from all four email accounts. Hold off on important emails. Mail my mother books.

– 12:00 p.m. SGA Meeting with Ray-KAY, What you want homie? We’ll tell you what we want! More self-gov!

-1:45 p.m. Climb a tree with Nic Wilson ’12 or Daniel Prentice ’11 or Tad Boehmer ’12 while Kathryn Kamp or Gina Physic ’11 or Seantasia Lee ’13 watches. I love to smell the pine sap. … Shout at people who walk by and throw acorns. WHO U FINNNA TRY?!?!?!?! AYYYEEE!!!

– 2:15 p.m. Political Science Seminar w/ Bob Grey :: wow you were here for that?! hmmm interesting Bobby:: Take good notes.

– 4:05 p.m. Which meeting did I miss now? Dang! Walk around and avoid individuals who have not given me at least three business days to respond to their email, spent around an hour responding to emails and electronic concerns.

– 5:00 p.m. Dinner. I like to sit by myself but someone always joins. Harrass people and then leave early.

– 6:00 p.m. Whatever planning meeting, rehearsal, or practice I signed up for this week.

– 7:00 p.m. Jointboard with Courtney Sheehan ’11. I do random impersonations of famous Grinnellians, we laugh, we pause, then we laugh again. We talk or whisper in our “Boston” accents. I love student-gov ::wink wink::

– 9:00 p.m. – If I finish this reading in 40 mins, I’m allowed to touch my self…

– 9:45 p.m. Discuss what I didn’t get done today with Noah Tetenbaum ’12. Remind each other we still need to work.

– 10:00 p.m. “Dance, Dance, Dance” by Lykke Li and friends—30 mins of naked dancing. I now close my blinds, because I didn’t realize for a year I had been putting on a show to a small audience.

– 12:15 a.m. did I just get sex-exted? Cacao!! Remind myself where my morals are. Check grinnellplans, facebook, twitter, linkedin, and mediatakeout … forward/share all the craziness to friends.

– 1:00 a.m. start/finishing reading for class, prep for papers in upcoming weeks, write down things on to-do list … cross off what I did do. Oh what the heck! 1 hour of self -love ….

– 2:42 a.m. Skype with boyfriend … 7 hour difference. Its 9:42 a.m. in Copenhagen… why do I do this?

– 3:45 a.m. Naked Photoshoot/ Random Art Project in Read Pit, I’m glad all of my hallmates go to bed by 12, because walking the hall nude is cool!

– 4:03 a.m. …falling asleep to “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” by Kanye West … “Wait till I get my money right” Wait! Stop!

– 4:05 a.m. email “Day in Life” to Tessa Cheek ’12

Leave a Comment
More to Discover
Donate to The Scarlet & Black
Our Goal

Comments (0)

All The Scarlet & Black Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *