This semester I️ have the pleasure of serving as the Fellowship Vice President for the Rho Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega, or APO. APO is a national, co-ed, service fraternity with core pillars of leadership, friendship and service.
Because of all that this organization has given me, I️ was excited to run for a leadership position and have the opportunity to give back. What has become the highlight of my service however, is our executive team. This semester the team is comprised of (almost) all women. Eight out of the nine leadership positions, including president and president-elect, are held by dedicated, passionate, and driven women of our chapter.
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I️ can’t really call myself a football fan per se, but I️ definitely watch the Super Bowl every year with friends and family. It’s a social tradition and annual celebration of America, good food and fun.
Of course, I️ also watch the Super Bowl for… the commercials. I’m in it for the humor, the heart string tugs and the cute puppies. I️ also find these 30-second pitches so interesting because they are a reflection of America’s culture and climate at that moment in history. This year, women were on center stage for one of the biggest, if not the biggest, masculine performances ever created. AND I️ LOVED IT!
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If you would’ve asked me 3 years ago if I️ was a runner, I️ would have definitely laughed in your face. The idea of sweating, cramping and being sore was not appealing to me whatsoever. I️ really didn’t understand runners, and the joy they found in battering their muscles and bones against the pavement.
So, what got me out on the trails? A boy. Yeah, typical I️ know. I️ had just gotten out of a hard relationship with a messy breakup, and I️ was ready to unleash my revenge bod (as Khloé Kardashian would say) on that boy who didn’t know what he had when he had it.
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