Feedback

First, if you want some musical accompaniment for this post, I recommend this gem. Feedback is complicated. In English, feedback is an integral part of the learning experience, especially in creative writing courses. These courses typically involve each student writing and passing around pieces of creative writing (fiction, poetry, or memoir) and the homework for…

Silence the Phone, Sing your Ringtone

Call me, beep me if you want reach me—except on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:15 to 5:30. I’ll be in A Cappella class. Professor Emily Isaacson teaches A Cappella, along with Voice and Diction, Chamber Choir, and Concert Choir. Professor Isaacson is one of the most vibrant people I know. If you haven’t had your…

Under the Sea for Free!

The snow is finally starting to melt. It is fantastic! Even though it is technically starting to flurry right now. Last night I took this picture while venturing to an acapella show hosted by one of the three premier groups on campus. The show was entitled “Under the Sea” presented by the all female acappella group Counterpoints…

Clark’s spaces

This week, my design history class discussed the 1960s. 1960s being a period of immense flux, from cultural & political revolutions to an emergence of youth-oriented advertising, design saw immense change as well. The design of whimsy and amalgamated formalist-yet-pop designs came about. It is a strange treat to walk about campus, to witness how…

Gala from the Outside

International Gala is Clark’s biggest event of the year. In fact, it may well be one of Worcester’s biggest events of the year. The only real way to give you an idea of its scale is numbers – the $40,000 budget, the 16 e-board members who run the show, the approximately 400 performers – nearly…

Gala

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So Gala finally happened and it was a great time. Although it took a great deal of energy, it was all worth it in the end. The passion backstage and on-stage, the long days of work finally paid off. I guess I gala’d and had a great deal of fun. And yes, in the end,…