‘Am I really a senior?’

By Tracy Berg

When people ask what year I am in school and I say, ‘A senior in college,’ I do a double take – am I really a senior? Is this actually my last year before they kick me out into the real world to do my own taxes and wear clean clothes to work? When I was still preparing to start my first year of college, I can’t tell you the number of times that I was warned to enjoy every minute because it flies by. I took that to heart, and I have enjoyed almost every minute (well, maybe not the 180 minutes I spent on my statistics final last year), but the past three years have still felt like a whirlwind.
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Serve Day 2012

George Fox University closed its doors on Wednesday, Sept. 5 to allow students, staff and faculty to assist nonprofits, public agencies, churches, retirement homes and individual citizens during the school’s 14th annual day of service.

More than 1,500 students and employees participated in Serve Day, performing a variety of projects – including construction, painting, weeding, cleaning and visiting with seniors – for 83 sites in Yamhill, Washington, Marion, Multnomah and Clackamas counties.

Scroll down for a photo gallery, video highlights and a recap of one student’s experience.
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