Studying Broads

Before I even started my college search process, I knew that, without a doubt, unconditionally, no matter what, I would absolutely make studying abroad a part of my college experience. I never really had the opportunity to travel outside of the country growing up, so the study abroad experience is something I’ve always been very,…

Woah I’m Back

*Originally posted on August 28, 2014 Coming to Clark this year was very different from last year. Instead of having an orientation period to get accustomed to things, I, and the vast majority of the student population at Clark, jumped right back into the swing of things after moving in on Sunday. My classes started…

Let’s Do The News!

With every new year, there are things to worry about: will my classes be interesting and not too overwhelming? Will this winter be as cold and awful as the previous one? (So far, we appear to be head of schedule with that one). Will I starve under my new meal plan, or will I persevere…

Wacky Wednesday

Hey, folks. Here’s some news: a day without classes is still a busy day, but busy in a good way. This afternoon, I did homework in the Academic Commons. While some people prefer to study on the second floor of the library (every ascending floor gets quieter), others love the exuberance of the AC. For…

I’m Feeling Lucky.

Lotto Tickets

I don’t have an explanation for my abundance of good karma this past week, but my best guess is that Clark has been pumping me full of an addicting mixture of liquid luck and high fructose corn syrup via their magnificent Coca-Cola Freestyle soda machine placed oh-so-temptingly in the Bistro. For a while, I didn’t…

The Sheet of Linoleum

This semester I am taking a printmaking class. Our first assignment was to take inspiration from the Day of the Dead sugar skulls and create a design to carve into linoleum. Sounds straightforward? Yes. In reality, it wasn’t. After coming up with several designs, my professor chose what he declared to be the most complicated…