Life on Campus at Hampshire College with Abigail
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-Hi, it's me Abigail againToday I want to talk to youabout my life on campus.What I'm going to dois I'm just going to lay outwhat my week looks likeand has looked like all semester.First things first, Monday.Monday I only have two classes,my first class is a UMass classand it is from 1:25 to 2:15,a quick 50-minute classI have Mondays, Wednesdaysand Fridays,so you'll see that again.10It was called Language Variationin Social Context,11and we talked about dialectand style12and how different people speakdifferent ways and how language13is highly policedand it shouldn't be.14It was a very, very importantand educating class,15and I think actually a classthat everybody should take,16especially for peoplewho want to be educators.17Then in the evening from 6:00to 7:30 I had World-building,18which was a Hampshire course.19Then I did homework for mostof the day, or hung out with friends20because it was a Monday.21Tuesdays and Thursdaysare my busiest days.22Tuesdays I have another UMass class,which was Intro to Syntax,23from 11:30 to 12:4524and then I had three martial artOPRA courses.25I took Aikido from 3:30 to 5:00,got a 1 hour break,26and then I had Kyudo,which is Japanese Zen archery27from 6:00 to 7:30,28and then I had Shotokan Karatefrom 8:00 to 9:30.29Very busy day.30Then Wednesday is the same as Monday,except that I work,31because I have a work study job.32I would wake up at 8:30,work from 8:30 to 12:3033and then get an hour break.Then I have class from 1:25 to 2:15.34Then I'd have a couple hours breakand then have my World-building class35from 6:00 to 7:30.36Then the next day,Thursday was just like Tuesday.37I had my Intro to Syntax classfrom 11:30 to 12:45,38and then I had Aikido, and then Kyudoand the Shotokan.39Very busy night,wasn't home till very late.40Fridays actually, I was really busy41because I had my work studyjob again.42I worked from 8:30 to 12:30on Fridays43and then I had my classfrom 1:25 to 2:15,44the Language Variationin Social Context class.45Then I had a TA meetingfor my World-building class46from 4:00 to 6:00 to talkabout assignments for that week.47Just different World-building things,get feedback on the structure48in the design.49Then I often played D&Don Friday nights too,50which took up a lot of time.51I didn't have very much time to dowork this during the week,52so I had to do all my work on Mondaysand Wednesdays53and Fridays and over the weekend,because on Tuesdays54and ThursdaysI didn't have very much time.55It was okay right nowbecause we are in COVID,56so I couldn't really goanywhere anyway.57That's the layoutof how busy my weeks tend to be.58I take too many classes.59Most people don't take 3or 4 OPRA courses.60Next semester I'm going to be taking61all 4 of the martial artsOPRA classes,62so I think you know somethingthat I'm interested in.63I'm also planning to taketwo more linguistics courses64at UMass,just like I did this semester.65Then I'm actually planning to doan independent study,66which is somethingthat Hampshire students get to do.67They work with a Hampshire professor68and you structureyour own curriculum69for yourself to takeand you run it on your own.70You do the class, you run the class,you do all the learning,71and then you do all the work.72You can do them with other people,but usually they are independent.73What I'm planning to do next semesteris to take74all these martial arts courses75and analyze them, their languages,using a bunch of linguistic theories76and formulas and stuff.77It's like a prequel to my Div3.78This is what I want to do,I want to have a big huge79analysis describingthese four different martial arts80that Hampshire offersand how their language is,81and how they're dialectsof the same language.82If you are interested,that is what I'm hoping to do.83I'm taking a lot of martial artscourses to get prepared for that,84and taking a lotof linguistic courses at UMass85because UMasshas a great linguistics program,86so I can take advantage of that.87You know what my life is like.88Weekends are for friendsand for hanging out.89I don't sleep very much,90but lots of other people have lotsof different schedules,91so check them out.92That's all for today.93Just a quick little overviewof what my schedule is like.94Bye.