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1. On reader/writer efforts…
As academics, we are always trying to bridge some sort of gap between being an intelligent reader and a clear writer. We both read and write articles. In my seminar class, I am learning how to read articles to reap as much insight from them as possible, but also how to write essays that require the reader to do minimal work. Continue reading
I write in a journal.
Actually, wait, that’s not accurate.
I don’t have just one journal. I have scraps of paper, I have pages in my reporter’s notebook that have formal interview questions for my journalism class on one page and near diary entries on the other, I have corners of math worksheets, I have a private Tumblr blog, I have Never Stationary, I have Microsoft OneNote, and I have three notebooks in my dorm room that at one point functioned as my primary journal.
But at this moment, I do not have just one journal. I technically have ~12. Continue reading
Even though I debated in high school, reading the news still felt like an obligation. I’d skim headlines, getting a vague idea of what was happening in the world, but I’d forget the facts after every tournament and only refresh myself before the next one, educating myself for the sole purpose of increasing my likelihood of winning. Continue reading
These voices will encourage you to stay under the covers…forever.
4) Toro Y Moi
Love at first sight is such bull shit.
My first impressions of people are always inaccurate. I totally misjudge and make assumptions. I just shouldn’t be allowed to do that anymore. I should be required to close my eyes when meeting new people. Anyways… Continue reading
I’ve just been really sick and tired and overwhelmed and homesick lately. If I were still living at home, I’d have gotten over this sickness weeks ago, but lo and behold, it’s still plaguing me. I’m detoxing now…the best ways I know how… Continue reading
I love when bloggers put their heads together and clash over a topic, transcending the bare minimum that commonly results from blog collaborations.
electronic dance music. Continue reading
You are never going to see these people again. You’re flying in from all sorts of places. Continue reading