Griffith University, Australia
My name is Melissa Hoey and I am from Concord, Massachusetts. I am a junior at Denison University where I am a communication major and a creative writing minor. My interests include creative nonfiction, poetry and blogging. Additionally, I am a member of the field hockey team, a sister of Pi Beta Phi and an avid runner. I really enjoy being active and spending time outside.
In the midst of adventuring around the Gold Coast of Australia, I became so distracted in finding new places that I forgot how demanding school can be. Despite spending much of the last two weeks completing midterm exams and assignments, I have still… More
After taking some time to get acquainted with my new home on the Griffith campus, I decided to take a weekend trip to Byron Bay to see what else was in my new backyard. I had heard that this was a must see place in Australia, and I couldn’t wait to see… More
After an orientation week filled with pool parties and info sessions, the trimester at uni has officially kicked off. As has been the case since my first day of kindergarten, I couldn’t sleep at all the night before the first day of school. I was so eager… More
Between stocking up on months worth of sunscreen so I avoid becoming a walking tomato and figuring out how I’m going to fit my entire life into two fifty pound suitcases, I haven’t fully realized that in a few short days I will actually land in my new… More