HatshUPSET Tradition.

HatshUPSET Tradition.

Exploring Philadelphia Museums
The Pennsylvania University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is full of wonders to be discovered. With exhibitions showcasing objects from places like the Middle East, Asia, and North America, there is something for every museum visitor to find here. Capturing my interest on this trip though was the Egyptian galleries. I have been fascinated with Ancient Egypt since I was a child and couldn’t pass up the chance to look at artifacts I had previously only read about. [caption id="attachment_213" align="aligncenter" width="487"] A statue of Hatshepsut wearing the iconic pharaoh's beard.[/caption] Walking through the gallery, this object label immediately jumped out at me. “Lintel of Hatshepsut and Thutmosis III”. There have been so few women rulers of the ancient civilization that I recognized her name and it immediately captivated me.…
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Four Years Later…

Four Years Later…

Undergraduate
After four long years, I am so proud to have graduated from Slippery Rock University with a bachelor's degree in history. The past eight semesters have been full of highs and lows. For every night of tears there were twice as many filled with laughter. There were many sleepless nights - some in the library, others counting down to paper deadlines, and plenty spent with friends trying to keep our eyes open until the breakfast restaurant opened in the morning at five. I am so grateful for the memories made, friends that I have gained, and the countless ways in which I have grown. I have learned so much about myself and the world at Slippery Rock University. In the past few years my confidence has blossomed and my university…
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