Justin C. Russell

Class Year: 2017

Hometown: Drexel Hill, PA

Area of Study: Communications Studies Major, English Major, Entertainment Marketing Minor

Interests: Trains, Guitars, Lighthouses and Food

About

My name is Justin Christopher, read my writing and we can be best friends! I like Jesuits~

 

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Welcome Class of 2019! Which Way Do You Want to Burn?

In the first semester of my sophomore year at SJU, I came face to face with a certain quote that both excites and terrifies me to the core.

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.”

On the surface this is an inspiring bit of writing. Anyone can appreciate the way the words jump at you,

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Of Family and Funny: The Story of SJU Improv

By: Justin C. Russell

How do you see your foundation when the top of the building crumbles? How do you feel pride when faced with disappointment and embarrassment? How do you remember the laughs when surrounded by silence?

It was a chilly January morning when the SJU Improv team was voted out in the first round of the National College Improv Tournament in Philadelphia. In a Shake Shack on Sansom Street, the rowdy group of performers ranging from sorority girls to Division 1 Athletes, sat reading the judges’ critiques.

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