Author: Joshua Lay
First Week in Philadelphia
6/25/14 After spending a weekend in Camden, we were relocated to Temple University. Our home for the next month. It’s funny. After I graduated college I assumed I would be done living in dorms. However, since I graduated in May I found myself staying in three different dorms within the past two months. Apartment life will be spectacular.
Go Skateboarding Day
6/21/2014 On Go Skateboarding Day weekend I found myself staying at the Rutgers University campus in Camden, NJ. At first I was excited. Camden was yet another new city to explore and having the chance to see parts of Walt Whitman’s hometown was intriguing. However, based on my conversations with the other Teach for America members,…
*Dating back to around 6/19/14 (Playing catch-up) When I told people I was moving to work in Newark, NJ I was often told “Good luck.” I figured people back home didn’t know what they were talking about. But even after I arrived to NJ, even the locals were warning me about certain areas and scaring…