About Alexa Stauffer

Alexa is a freshman at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is currently undeclared in her studies, but is narrowing her options down to Sociology/Anthropology or Communications with a possible minor in Spanish. Alexa is a cheerleader and member of the Greek community at school. Born and raised in Nebraska, Alexa is as Midwestern as you can get with a die hard passion for Husker football and a love for dirt roads and one finger waves. She has a passion for her faith, meeting new people, and making connections with other wonderful humans. One of her biggest goals in life is to make others feel worthy and valued by the way she treats them and to help them recognize that they have purpose.

A Letter to My Future Daughter Re: College

My most precious blessing, My love, here it is. The time you’ve so anxiously been waiting for these last few years is now upon you. Your college experience is about to begin and I know just how excited you are. But first, let me give you some advice. Sleep: I know just how sociable you [...]

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Get Smart: Made Up Values by Makeup

When I wake up in the morning, I’m not the most beautiful site. I don’t think any of us could really admit to looking 100% the moment we roll over to turn off our alarm and wipe the drool from our chin. I hardly ever want to get up from my super warm pillow infested [...]

A Rebel Against Society

Since coming to college, I’ve made many new friends. With these friendships comes all of the “get to know each other” questions. Examples of a few I’ve received the most often are: Where are you from? What’s your major? How many siblings do you have? What did you do in high school? What are your [...]

Stay Young & Stay You

Our fathers’ worst nightmare, but one of our greatest childhood joys. They would be gone for months, and then out of nowhere, they’d begin to spring up everywhere. 11:11 could heave a sigh of relief from being stalked every hour, and shooting stars could take a break from their streaming because the grass had turned [...]

Valentine’s Day Love

I remember Valentine’s Day in elementary school. You would spend the entire week getting ready for the class party. You were challenged to make the coolest themed mailbox, pick the favorite treat, and have the trendiest valentines. I remember studying each card that came in the package making sure I didn’t give flirty ones to [...]