Living in Cinderella’s castle at Walt Disney World is almost every little girl’s dream. For Kristin Leechow, a rising sophomore at Elon University, that dream will almost become a reality over the next semester as she participates in the Disney College Program in Orlando. She won’t be living in a castle in the center of Magic Kingdom Park like Cinderella, but she will be working, studying and living at the parks with other students as a participant of the program. Leechow, an arts administration major with minors in dance, business and communications, first heard about the highly selective program on … Continue reading Living life at the “Happiest Place on Earth:” Inside the Disney College Program
Mardi Gras was celebrated on Feb. 28 this year, although for those in New Orleans, the celebration is weeks long. With Elon only a 12-hour drive from the festivities, it’s not uncommon for many students to make the drive for a weekend of celebration. For those not able to attend the celebrations in Louisiana, the Catholic Campus Ministry, in partnership with the Truitt Center and LEAF, held a feast on Mardi Gras at Numen Lumen Pavilion. The on-campus event featured a live jazz band, festive decorations and plenty of authentic Louisiana-style food, from rice and beans to a jambalaya mix, … Continue reading Season for celebration: Mardi Gras at home and away
I am taking a class this month studying happiness at both Disney World in Orlando, FL and Disneyland in Anaheim, CA I will be researching the merchandising structure of the parks and how it creates a happy atmosphere and experience … Continue reading Class at Disney World?
One Direction visited Boston at Gillette Stadium for the last show of the OTRA tour in the States. Naturally I flew 1400 miles in 30 hours for this. It was the show of a lifetime. And I cried. Continue reading On The Road Again — Foxboro, MA #photolog
THE PHOTO EDITION. Upon arrival in Ireland, I expected boredom, green, green, Niall Horan, and green. I did not expect to fall so in love with a country, a culture, and a people that when I learned Dublin was a … Continue reading Reasons why I have a countdown to Dublin