Travel Writer, Auschwitz: “I remained ashamedly stoic, wondering ‘why did we come here?’”

[Published by the Irish Times, June 27, 2015 Link to full article here.] As we exited the railway station, the abandoned buildings and lots spread a sensation of musk and gloom throughout the air. The pebbles bouncing along my suede lace-up boots were so dusty, it was as if they hadn’t been kicked in years. I knewContinue reading “Travel Writer, Auschwitz: “I remained ashamedly stoic, wondering ‘why did we come here?’””

Building Community through Laughter

[Published by Saint Mary’s Courier, Spring 2017 issue. Link to full article here.] Think of the last time you laughed. You may surprise yourself by recalling your laughter wasn’t during a funny moment at all. Though we always associate laughter with humor, we laugh when we’re exhausted, when we’re nervous, when we’re crying. It’s a gesture that,Continue reading “Building Community through Laughter”

Saint Mary’s Father Inspires Message of Hope

[Published by The Observer, October 14, 2014 Link to full article here.] As the capstone event of Support a Belle, Love a Belle (SABLAB) week at Saint Mary’s, Tom Seeberg, the father of Elizabeth “Lizzy” Seeberg, addressed the College community in a lecture titled “Believe – Giving Witness to Hope,” in Carroll Auditorium on Thursday evening. Seeberg was aContinue reading “Saint Mary’s Father Inspires Message of Hope”