Shattering My Routine Through a Gap Year

with friends in Ecuador
By Danny DeBare ‘22 It feels weird and, to be perfectly honest, sort of pretentious. When introducing myself on campus, I constantly find myself adding “But I took a gap year!” to almost every conversation. I am a first year. But, at the same time, I’m not; I lived in Ecuador for seven months before landing at Pomona, stretching my comfort zone in a year outside the traditio...
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Procrastination…I Mean Gap Year

On Friday, Pomona hosted a Gap Year Fair, for those of us who are unsure of what we want to do after graduation (or also for those who know they want to do some kind of cool program after graduation).  There were several different kinds of programs there, like Peace Corps, Teach for America, and organizations that set you up with a cool internship or fellowship with the non-pro...
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