Second Year Vibes: Back to School Blues

Second year

Anna-Catherine Kueng ~ Assistant Editor

Since I was a child, I have always associated August with one thing: going back to school. While it used to be exciting buying school supplies and a new lunchbox in elementary school, going back to college is a different feeling. It means leaving behind my hometown, and all the people there that make it feel like home. It means suitcases bursting at the seams, long drives, and farewell tears. 

     When my voice cracks as I tell my best friend bye, when I see my parents waving as I back out of the driveway, and when I leave my large, soft bed, I begin to wonder why I put myself through going away for school. 

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