Student Blog

I Ran the Boston Marathon for Redemption

May 19, 2014 by Clark Selters | Student Blog

The main reason I wanted to run the Boston Marathon this year was to show the resilience and character of runners. Additionally, I wanted to support and give strength to the Boston community after the tragedy at the finish line last year. This year was the 118th Boston Marathon and included 36,000 runners, the second

My Journey from BYU to Chapman’s Fowler School of Law

November 26, 2013 by Boyd Johnson | Student Blog

When I was a BYU student, there was a lot to miss about my home in Orange County.  I missed surfing at Huntington Beach, going to Angels baseball games, and enjoying 70 degree weather year-round.  Fortunately, attending law school at the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University brought me back home. While

Fully Invested

November 8, 2013 by Evan Brennan | Student Blog

“Are you sure you want to do that?” “Do you know how tough it is?” “There’s no way . . .” These are some of the nicer responses I received when I had my “Jerry Maguire moment.” It was the moment I knew what I wanted to do, who I wanted to be, and there

Outside the Law: A Good Heart

October 24, 2013 by Minhquan Nguyen | Student Blog

“Outside the Law” is a column profiling Chapman law students outside of school. Though they all share a common degree and career path, they each come from different walks of life, enriching the Chapman community with their individual experiences. Take away the legalese, casebooks, and briefs, and you’ll find people making the most of life,

Find Time to Unwind!

September 19, 2013 by Ali Bollbach | Student Blog

By Ali Bollbach (’14) With the start of a new semester, law student happiness and overall success depends largely on how well we maximize our downtime. For some of my friends this means a weekend trip to the beach, soaking in a little vitamin D or serving up a round of beach volleyball. For others,

Looking Forward

September 5, 2013 by Brandon Howard | Student Blog

As I consider my impending final year of law school, I’m flooded by a distinct sense of déjà vu. I’ve been here before, on the cusp of an ending. The nostalgia, the trepidation, and the excitement all feel incredibly familiar. The difference, of course, is that this isn’t my final year of high school or