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Wow.

It’s already October. As always the first month of school whizzed right by and as I look out my window right now, the trees are decked out in their finest colors. I am excited for what this month has to offer, but I am so excited to share about all my awesome experiences from last month….

I realize that I haven’t written in awhile (or posted any videos), but there’s good reason for that. I decided that this year (my Senior year) I’m going to go out with a BANG and try tons of new things and meet new people and simply just have fun. Hence the reason why I decided to run for UWEC’s homecoming queen.

See, each year every organization on campus has the opportunity to run a candidate for homecoming court. This year, the organization that I am apart of (TV-10) decided to take part in the homecoming festivities. For those of you who don’t know, TV-10 is a student run TV station on campus. We produce various shows that play on channel 10 in the dorms. This year, we decided to take part in the homecoming festivities to get some publicity and band together as an organization. In conclusion, I was asked to be the┬árepresentative and run for queen. It turned out to be one of the hardest and best experiences of my college career. I was so lucky to have some truly amazing people backing me up and helping me campaign all over campus. Seeing the people I work with come together to show their support for TV-10 was awesome!! At the end of it all, I did not win queen. However, that’s not what’s important. What is important is that I met new people, got my organization’s name out there, and got to hangout with my best friends everyday for a couple crazy weeks! I am so proud of everything we accomplished.

Now that I’m back to normal life, I would like everyone to know that I am still dancing for lady DeGeneres everyday. I am in the process of editing some videos and will get them up as soon as I can. Enjoy the fall weather!!

Stay Happy!

-Sam

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My TV-10 team. Couldn’t have done it without them!!

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Giving out free bear hugs.

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Me wearing the bear suit. Getting your morning started right.

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My face chalked on campus. AMAZING.

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On set of the show I co-produce.

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Lovely homecoming court members.

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Dancing with the king and queen.

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One of my signs on campus!

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Thanks for donating grinders Mancino’s!

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Hope everyone’s first week of classes went just swimmingly!

This video captures my last week of summer which was the perfect capper to these past few months.

My roommate and I hiked around Hoffman Hills where we found “Carpe Diem” carved into the top of an observation tower. It was a friendly reminder to always seize the day. We also finished off summer with a visit to the Dells and spent quality time with some friends over the weekend.

Have a fantastic second week and remember to seize the day.

Also remember that things can get messy and tough sometimes, but try to keep a good outlook on life.
As cheesy as it sounds, we’re all learning to fly and that positive outlook can make our journey so much sweeter!

Stay Happy!
-Sam

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My friend introduced me to the song “Live Like a Warrior” by Matisyahu last week and it is a perfect fit for my newest video! I definitely recommend that everyone download it:)
Onto other things….my first semester of my last year of college starts next Tuesday!!! Eeeek!
I am a mixture of excited and nervous.Excited that I’m almost done with school forever. Nervous because I’m not exactly sure where the heck I’m going…although this is somewhat exciting also. I am trying to remember that I can’t plan for my future, only enjoy today and see what happens tomorrow. One thing that makes me happiest is that I caught up on posting these videos this summer so I can post new ones every week this fall:) I am so thankful for each and every person who has watched them and/or danced with me in them. This project has taught me a lot about life. It hasn’t always been easy to stay positive. I’ve definitely had my down time, but I have learned and am still learning how to keep a good outlook each day. Just last night, I looked back on a bunch of my videos and felt the happiness I felt when I danced in them.

I hope you all have a wonderful semester full of new and exciting experiences. Remember to do the things you love. Remember to step out and try something new no matter how terrifying it might be. Remember to try living in the moment.
And of course, remember to do a little dancing!!
-Sam

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Last week I got the opportunity to intern at both Rockfest and Country Jam. It was a pretty sweet deal (I got to meet Luke Bryan) and I took some time to take Ellen’s Dance Dare while I was at the festivals. Take a gander!

Stay Happy!
-Sam

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Summer is finally here.

It’s crazy how fast time flies. At this time last year I was contemplating even doing this project. I’m so glad I chose to go through with it ┬ábecause it has brought me many new friends and has created memories that are going to be with me forever. Not many people can say that they have everyday of the school year documented right?

I haven’t hit the one year mark for this project quite yet, but it’s approaching quickly. I’m still trying to figure out what I can do for the video on that day. If you know anyone who will dance with me, let me know:)

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