My Experience With The O’Briens

Throughout my college search process my mother was a firm advocate for a liberal arts education. At the time this was not a huge factor for me. The concept of a liberal arts education was not clearly defined in my mind. Fast forward two years later and mother was right (shocking?). I am a biochemistry…

“Did I do okay?”

When Oprah was ending her talk show, she said that she’s interviewed thousands of people and every single one of them, no matter if they were a movie star or historian, asked the same thing when the camera went off air; “Did I do okay?” As a society we’re obsessed with validation. As individuals we…

Spreelodeon

I’m stuck inside on Spree Day, and I’m actually content. But first, let’s backtrack. What is Spree Day? Each spring semester, there’s one day when classes are cancelled, and there’s a huge outdoor festival. This morning, all the undergraduates received an email at 5:48 AM declaring today Spreelodeon Day. Spreelodeon Day? Okay, let’s backtrack further.…

The Value of A Liberal Arts Education

Clark bills itself as the country’s smallest liberal arts research university. Students do do research – tons of it – but there are majors not only in STEM but across the liberal arts spectrum. We’re famous for Psychology and Geography – but we also have programs in Jewish studies and French. Being a double major,…

It’s On Us!

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So in the past few days, the “It’s On Us” campaign has been a headlining topic here at Clark. According to Clark news, Clark University has joined the national “It’s On Us” campaign to stop sexual assault and on April 6 unveiled an “It’s On Us” video  featuring approximately 30 students, faculty, and staff from across…

Keeping in Touch

I grew up moving from place to place every three or so years. Looking back, I realize that I had an unfortunate habit of befriending people the year they were leaving, or the year I was leaving, which led to short-lived happiness and a lot of goodbyes. When I was little, I tended to accept…