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Keep Your Standards Up

Big Rapids isn’t that big on the big scale

by Published: Oct 17, 2012

Three years ago, I came to Big Rapids imme­di­ately after spend­ing 13 months in Chicago.

I def­i­nitely appre­ci­ate the abil­ity to leave my car wher­ever I want for as long as I want, that would be about $400 in tow­ing and tick­ets in the windy city, as well as how cheap the park­ing tick­ets are. $15? Are you kid­ding? It can be up to $80 for a meter vio­la­tion in Chicago! I am very bored with this place, and you should be too.

That first semes­ter years ago, I was sur­prised to learn a num­ber of my class­mates had never even been out of the state before. That alarmed me, but I know I can chalk it up to luck. I’ve been for­tu­nate enough to travel across the Atlantic sev­eral times. I’ve also been able to see much of our own coun­try. (more…)