Looking Back: The Best of the Choctawk 2015

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Nolie here, and it's that time of the year again.  Graduation has come and gone. The dorms are empty, and the campus is strangely quiet (according to Buzzfeed, the word for this is kenopsia). Summer is here, and Spring Semester twenty fifteen has drawn to a close. As endings often do, this made the Choctawk team feel a little nostalgic, and so we decided to look back and reflect on our favorite blogs of 2015 so far. Whether they made us laugh, smile, or tear up a little, we didn't have a hard time picking out our top ten blogs!

1. 10 Things to Make You Happy 

Feeling down? Had a bad day? We've all been there, but here's a blog that might make your day a little better.  After all, you can't be sad when you see pictures of kittens in flower crowns, right? I guarantee that before you  get to to the end of the blog you will smile (or at least, you'll want to). 


2. Chenoa: A New Tribe, A New Sisterhood

Exciting things are happening at MC. For the first time since 1954, there will be a new social tribe on campus. If you want to know more, be sure to read this awesome blog Ashton wrote. 


3. Preview Day in Pictures 

Preview days are the best days. Tailgating, football, and prospective students are essentially our favorite things, and we have an entire blog dedicated to capturing the day in photos. 


4. A Letter to My High School Self 

Just reading Ashton's heartfelt letter to her high school counterpart brings a whole host of emotions: nostalgia, a strange mix of melancholy and joy. Read this blog and instantly feel wiser. 


5. Dominating the Dorm Life 

Andrew and admissions counselor, Sam Maze, teamed up to write about their experiences of living on campus and how to get the most out of dorm life. Click, read, and learn all about MC's awesome residence life. 

6. Why Preview Day at MC Matters

Whether you have decided on coming to MC or still haven't made a decision yet, coming to Preview Day is one of the best things you can do. It's a day full of good food, good people, and good times. Read about Andrew's Preview Day story, and get a "preview" of one of our favorite days on campus. 


7. 20 Things to Know Before Your 20's 

Elizabeth lays down some serious wisdom in this blog. If you are under twenty then you should read this immediately. As a newly turned 20 year old, I wish I had known all of Liz's "20 things." 


8. Hello from London! 

Last semester, our very own blogger and telecounselor, Mary, ventured across the pond to London, England. There she had some an amazing experiences. Maybe you haven't been to London, but you can live vicariously through her blog. 


9. Why I Love MC 

Michelle was a student. Now she is an Admissions Counselor. All that to say, she loves MC, and she wants you to love MC, too. Read this blog and and learn what exactly made Michelle's experience at MC special. 


10.Sleepy Times 

Naps are cool. Andrew is cool. This is a blog about naps written by Andrew. Therefore, you should read this blog and become educated on the proper way to nap. 


So that's our top ten blogs of 2015 so far. We hope you loved reminiscing as much as we did. Now go forth and enjoy the summer! 


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