Clark-a-Pella and Pirogi

Right now I’m sitting in the AC trying to remember what I did last weekend. No, I didn’t do anything outrageous. There were just so many exciting things happening on campus, I don’t know where to start. Thursday night: Feminists United Open Mic. I write poetry, but I didn’t have any poems about feminism. So…

Ready Set Scavenge

Ready…set…go! In approximately 22 days my countdown for Santa Claus will officially start. Until then I have a series of projects, tests, and labs standing in my way. In reality I only have two more days of hard work left – Monday and Tuesday. After that I will be venturing home back to New Jersey.…

Teaching Photography: Making a “Splash”

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A significant part of being under the Global Scholar Program is the need for community service, this not only gives a scholar more insight into Clark but also extends beyond Clark. Last Sunday, as part of the program, I had to teach a class at Splash. Splash being a biannual event sponsored by Clark’s Educational Studies program,…

NEIL deGRASSE TYSON: Journey and the Universe

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So last week’s Journey experience went along with two very strange coincidences. The ISA event which brought me closer to the intercultural experience, also morphed as a segue for a universal experience. By that I mean being able to enjoy a speech at the College of Holy Cross given by Neil deGrasse Tyson, then going onto…

Where in the World is My Money Going?

At Clark University part of the required “other fees” in tuition and fees is the student activity fee. The student activity fee (SAF) is $350. All of the students’ SAF money is compiled into one big pot. The pot of money is given to a number of different clubs at Clark by the Undergraduate Student Council.…

Cheesy and Corny on Turkey Day

According to an article of questionable repute I once read, “cheesy” and “corny” are two of the most difficult English words to translate – in a lot of languages, there isn’t an obvious equivalent the way azul clearly means blue and autobahn clearly means highway. I mention this because it’s definitely cheesy, and possibly corny,…