Bed vs. bed

January 17, 2014  |  The Experience, Marina Stuart '16

While I’m here at school, guests occasionally stay in my room at home. Almost everyone tells me how great the room is and how much they enjoy the bed. When I’m home during break, however, it doesn’t really feel like my room anymore. It’s not that I don’t feel at comfortable there, but I long for my dorm room.

People forget that going to college nowadays involves bringing more than just clothes. We bring posters, knickknacks and pictures to make our dorm become our home.

To me, my little dorm room at Conn is my bedroom, study, kitchen and living room. My bed is covered with pillows and blankets I’ve had since childhood. (My purple striped duvet cover is hiding a Little Mermaid comforter.) It is strange, yet oddly comforting, that overtime, my dorm room has begun to feel a little more like home than where I grew up.


TAGS:  |  The Experience, On Campus


comments powered by Disqus

You might also like...


Classroom debates
by The Experience, Rebecca Seidemann '18  


Learning how to cook and making fun of friends who burn their sandwiches
by The Experience, Rebecca Seidemann '18  


Spreading some Valentine's Day cheer
by The Experience, Rebecca Seidemann '18  


Camels go green to raise awareness
by The Experience, Kirsten Forrester '17  


Classroom debates
by The Experience, Rebecca Seidemann '18  


Boston Weekend
by The Experience, Marina Stuart '16  


Working at the Academic Resource Center and picking up some study advice
by The Experience, Allison Mitobe '17  


Learning how to cook and making fun of friends who burn their sandwiches
by The Experience, Rebecca Seidemann '18