Final(s) thoughts

In the land of higher education, the seasons are different. There’s only four: the vacation, the beginning, the build-up, and finals time. The beginning’s always the sweetest, and there is no fear. People laugh, exchange stories, catch up after the vacation. They don’t think about what’s to come. The build-up comes right after. It’s a…

STIR: Making it on Print

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So a few weeks ago, my design history class started discussing the topics, “Planned Obsolescence” and “Sustainable Design.” While mostly focussing on the short-span of technological products, the industry of “fast fashion” came to my mind. Then I went home and searched for documentaries relating to our world of “fast fashion” consumption. One thing led…

Sayonara, Worcester!

  My last final is this Friday and I’ll be leaving campus immediately afterwards. I won’t be back at Clark next year, because I’ll be studying abroad in Japan for a year. I have mixed feelings about this. I am really excited to spend a year out of the country, learn about Japanese culture and…

Hearts Like Fists

I know, I know. I blog about theatre-related things all the time, but give me a break. This is one of my last posts this year, and I wanted to write about something spectacular, such as Clark’s production of Hearts Like Fists. The play, directed by Danny Balel, featured some talented friends of mine. One…

Housing: Moving off campus

Last Semester, my three friends and I decided to make the bold move of moving off campus. Three out of four of us being internationals, we had been required to spend at least two academic years on campus. While most of our other friends decided to stay, we chose to start a new adventure. My own…

Sturbridge Village

This past weekend a couple of my friends and I took a small road trip to Old Sturbridge Village. Three out of the four of us had never been there before. Personally I did not really know what to expect. I have been to Williamsburg, Virginia, a few times as a child and was planning…