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Jackson Slaughter '15

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Day 4+5: Coral, Night Snorkeling, and Frisbee

So Saturday began like everyday, Chatty, the rooster that currently holds the title "Bane of My Existence," crowed at around 6:45, waking me up, and preventing me from getting those last 15 minutes of sleep, the only minutes that really count. To no avail, I lied down until the alarm rang at 7, trying my hardest to get those...

Turtle Hunting + More Frisbee

Today, I woke up very early in the morning because I went to bed early e night before. I tried to go back to sleep but woke up a couple minutes later so I decided to just listen to music until everyone else woke up. We met down in the wifi room for breakfast, donuts and cereal. During breakfast,...

Day 2: Identifying Fish and Frisbee

The day began a little rough. Exhausted from the long day yesterday, it took almost as much effort to wake up today as it is the day of a big test after an allnighter. After pulling myself out of bed, I went to wash my face and put in my contacts. Of course, one of them fell out of...

The First Day of Slaughter(I’m told “day 1” wouldn’t be original enough)

The day began in a peaceful fashion, with the blaring combination of alarms and guys yelling to wake up. As I arose, jolted from my slumber, I had little time to wash my face, throw on my clothes, eat some Reese's Peanut Butter CupsTM,, and walk to the front of Guava Berry. Once everyone was accounted for, we were...

Jackson Slaughter

I chose marine biology because it seemed like a lot of fun and I enjoyed freshman biology. Also, I thought that going down to the BVIs sounded kind of cool. My diving experience is limited to just the mandatory classes needed for the trip. I am looking forward to diving and seeing the marine life of the British Virgin...