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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Barrister’s Ball

This weekend VLS held it’s Barrister’s Ball. It’s basically prom for law school, which many law schools across the nation hold. It was up in Burlington at the Hilton. The dance was fun, and it was so nice to spend a weekend with friends up in Burlington, going shopping, eating out, and people-watching over drinks. […]

Is it Spring?

The weather has been playing tricks on South Royalton. People all throughout town cannot figure out if it is Spring or Winter. I know it is January, so it should be snowing, but we just had a whole day of heavy rain, which got rid of most of the snow that was left. Then it […]

A Tour Down Under

Greetings from Australia! For this semester (actually for the next year), I’ll be living in Adelaide, South Australia. At the same time I applied for the MELP program, I also applied for a Fulbright to study water policy down in Australia. When I learned that I had been accepted to both programs, I asked if […]

Here Comes a Full Week

This coming week will be the first full week of the term. I have 3 back-to-back classes on Mondays and Wednesdays which make for a hectic day in general. My classes are over by 2pm at least so its quite a releif once that is all behind me. Although I have only one class on […]

Week 2

Well the second week of school was another short week, since we had Martin Luther King Day on Monday. Classes are still pretty exciting, I think this semester is going to be far more interesting for me. Many of us MELPs got our first taste of the Socratic Method in Environmental Law, professor Latham goes […]

Round Two

The spring semester has arrived quickly after 3 and a half weeks of break. Those were restful weeks but definitely only provided enough time to recover and not a whole lot more. At least on my end, that was the feeling. It took a while to get out of the nocturnal habits that dictated the […]

Back to School

So the Spring Semester started on Wednesday, which followed a Monday schedule. Already we have had 3 days of classes and have the day off tomorrow (MLK Day). So this week will again be a shorter week. This semester I am taking two required courses, CERCLA, Air Pollution and auditing Risk Assessment. It has only […]

Spring Semester Begins

Okay, I’ll kick off the spring semester posts. Yesterday I had 3 of my four classes. First was Environmental Writing & Advocacy, the second semester of the MELP class. Unlike last semester, which focused on legal writing and research, this semester will focus more on advocacy and persuasive writing and campaigning. Should be a lot […]