The God Argument

I like to think of myself as an optimist. I’ve thought so all my life. Regardless of what most of my friends tell you, I’m not the unforgiving cynic I’m made out to be. I believe in light at the end of the tunnel. I just think you need to exercise enough caution to make…

My experiments with fairness.

Finals is upon us. Last Tuesday I was having an argument with one of my professors over my thesis statement in my final paper. She believed that while my thesis stated one thing, the examples in my paper proved another. Needless to say, I thought otherwise. Long story short: I caved in. I had to.…

Dance Day

Back in high school, we had an event called Dance Day. Once a semester, every single dance group (plus a bunch of clubs and individuals) would come together to put on a show – a different show every period. Teachers could choose to take (or not take) their classes to each of the 9 shows,…

College Students’ Worst Nightmare: Finals

I’ve spent the past couple days locked away in my room writing papers, studying notes, and crying! Why is that? It’s finals time! Don’t worry, I’m joking (sort of). But I have been studying hard for finals and it is definitely a stressful time. Last year, I usually waited too long to start studying for…

Thanks-finals

Let us first start off by recognizing that this title is a very clever mash-up of the words “Thanksgiving” and “finals”, rather than a poorly composed thank you card from a final exam. I just want to make sure we’re on the same page. Finals always seems to sneak up on me. One minute, I’m…

Finals Tips and Tricks

As I enter my seventh (non-consecutive, thank goodness) hour in the AC of today, I am feeling compelled to share some finals week tips for both my readers’ benefit, and my own. 1) Don’t be too panicked. A lot of time is wasted stressing or panicking about quantities of work and tests. The time you (I)…