What is one piece of advice you would give to students? “Number one, be true to yourself. You can learn a lot of things from books, but sometimes life experiences will teach you more. If you get knocked down,
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“..It has been a fight guys, and I could not be sitting here in front of you guys if I had given up. Because I was homeless at one time, I didn’t have a job, I didn’t know where I
Ms. Gina truly cares about students–she even bought scantrons to keep at the Genomic Café and give to students who forget their own (although she was way too modest to take credit)! When asked what small things make her day
How did you start working here? “You know, it’s been a long time on this campus for me, and I’ve seen a lot. I’m 62 now. I used to live in Lanham Mill in Prince George’s County. Then I moved
“One night, my son went to a party with his friends just to have some fun. Everyone went in one car and they were all drinking – including the person that was driving. The driver crashed into another car and
“I work in the kitchen and make the sandwiches and salads for the students. I start from 6 in the morning and end at 2 in the afternoon every day from Sunday through Thursday. I’m planning on retiring in a
“I am grateful to the students for everything that they did for me [to raise the money] and making it possible to see my family. I’ve been thinking a lot and I don’t think that right now is the best
“After a month and fifteen days of living in St Louis, he got his first job in a factory. He was eventually laid off from that job, but was fortunate enough to get the job at WashU and he’s been
“We run the boilers which make the steam that powers the generators and the air conditioning chillers… this is like a city. We make the heat, the air conditioning, we bring the water up out of the ground, and make
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