Shannon Columb

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CNR European Field Experience

Summer Field Experience in Europe Ever since I can remember, I’ve always wanted to travel to Europe, indulge in real German chocolate, float down a canal in Venice and be immersed in different cultures. Studying abroad for an entire semester seemed a little too intimidating to me, so I decided to start looking into summer […]

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Life Lessons Learned From Working At Summer Camp

UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources blogger Shannon Columb shares nine life lessons learned while working at summer camp.

Summer is hands-down my favorite season. I love feeling the summer air, warm on my skin, and the smell of burgers grilling and freshly-cut grass tickling my nose. Like some of you, I would spend a portion of my summers at camp; for me, those memories are the fondest. Throughout the summer, I learned a lot of life lessons working at camp. Here are nine I still apply to life today…

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5 Essential Oils For College Students

UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources blogger Shanon Columb shares five essential oils for fellow Pointers to try.

I began my essential oil journey a few months ago. I decided to start using essential oils because I wanted to use a more natural product in my everyday life, which not only would benefit me but the environment as well. Before I got into essential oils, I always thought they were only used for aromatherapy. Boy, was I wrong! Essential oils are extremely versatile and have so many benefits.

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Life With A Guide Dog

Blogger Shannon Columb shares what life is like with her guide dog Frasier.

What better way to start your day than being woken up by a cold, wet nose prodding you in the face at 7 a.m.? That’s how my day starts every morning.

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8 Ways To Be A Greener Student

UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources blogger Shannon Columb shares eight ways to be a greener student.

Becoming more eco-sensitive doesn’t happen overnight. I have to admit, it’s hard to integrate greener habits into everyday life, especially in the world we live in. Being green isn’t always convenient in our society. But in the long run, it’s the best option for you, the environment and for the future.

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