Six Months In…

“Growing up, I played with the idea of being a teacher”. Semester 1 of Year 1 in Teaching is almost over, here’s an update on how things are going in and outside the classroom.

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One Day. All Kids. Shake Things Up.

Changemakers. Leaders. Innovators. Risk-takers. Community Activists. Are you a changemaker ready to make your mark on the world? Are you a strong leader ready to break oppressive systematic cycles and create a better tomorrow?

Click the link to see how Teach for America’s Greater Tulsa Region is changing the world each and every day.

One Day. All Kids. We are #GreaterTogether #TFAGreaterTulsa #ApplyToday

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Titans Get A Victory with Home- Field Advantage

TULSA, Ok. – Winds swept smoothly across students faces, while parents scanned the field with focused eyes. September 20th was the night: the first official football game at home. With the clock trickling down to the final seconds before kickoff, the announcer bellowed the starting lineup for the Mighty Titans. The sky illuminated with scarlet-orange rays […]

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New Perspectives.

For many of you that read my blog, I have always written about content that just sparks my mind and heart when I feel like it. However, there will be a new approach to writing (at least for the next 8 to 15 weeks). I’m bringing Grad School Life to alexasmakenzie.com So, for all the […]

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Every Millennial’s Must Have Apartment List

I’ve finally gotten settled into my apartment and life is going is so well thus far. Whether you’re getting your first apartment in a new city or changing apartments in a college town, here’s a list of things that make living on your own (or with roommates) so much easier (and not break the bank!) […]

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Summer’s Over Already?

If I had a theme song for how my life has been going so far, I would immediately choose “Knuck If You Buck” and “F.A.V.O.R” by Kirk Franklin. (How about making a mashup of the two, lol) As happy as I am to be exploring a new city as a resident, as well as connecting […]

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