Month: March 2021

How I Passed a Bar Exam Before Attending Law School

The magazine below (page 22, bottom-left) contains a short article describing how I passed a bar exam before attending law school: “A Lesson in Lawyering” Alec Drachenberg Mora ’19 interned with Blake Gross ’96 and Craig Haukaas ’84 at Craig’s law office in Ashland this past semester and summer. While there, Alec applied for...

Carbon Emissions: A Moral Imperative

As my time in Iceland was coming to an end, I made an action plan; you can find it posted on this blog. I committed to joining the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) as one tangible step in my lifelong journey of environmental advocacy. Eventually, I wrote an article through...

Iceland ‘Blog 4’ : Post-Iceland Action Plan

From: Sólheimar Ecovillage, April 23, 2018 Executive Summary: This action plan will focus on participation in municipal government with an emphasis on sustainability initiatives and. Additionally, it will come to include participation in the Citizens Climate Lobby. In my time here in Iceland I have come to realize that...

Iceland Blog 3: Captivated in Vatnajökull

From: Sólheimar Ecovillage, April 23, 2018 Studying abroad in Iceland has been an absolutely captivating experience. From life at Sólheimar Eco Village to the 14-mile backpacking trip around Vatnajökull National Park, every day was filled with new adventures. The CELL trip to South Iceland was full of mesmerizing experiences...

Iceland Blog 2: Lifelong Frienships

From: Sólheimar Ecovillage, March 16, 2018 My experience with the community here at Sólheimar can be described as both productive and impactful. In the time that I have spent here, I have already formed relationships with a number of individuals. I have learned more than I could have imagined...

Iceland: My First Blog EVER

I had decided to leave Northland College for a semester study-abroad program hosted by the Center for Ecological Living and Learning (CELL). My semester in Iceland was far from a typical education. We stayed at Sólheimar Ecovillage, an ecological town in Southern Iceland that houses a large community of...

Northland College Leading Nation in Sustainability!

When I applied to college in 2015, I only knew that my goal was to become an environmental lawyer. However, I did not know what I wanted to study as an undergrad. I did some research and became interested in the field of sustainability. However, I could not find...

Hello world!

Hello, world! As I was applying to law school, I realized that I gained some unique perspectives over the years. I wanted a medium to capture and share these experiences. Coincidentally, I have wanted to transition away from social media for a while. This blog will eliminate countless wasted...