I’m Feeling Lucky.

Lotto Tickets

I don’t have an explanation for my abundance of good karma this past week, but my best guess is that Clark has been pumping me full of an addicting mixture of liquid luck and high fructose corn syrup via their magnificent Coca-Cola Freestyle soda machine placed oh-so-temptingly in the Bistro. For a while, I didn’t…

The Sheet of Linoleum

This semester I am taking a printmaking class. Our first assignment was to take inspiration from the Day of the Dead sugar skulls and create a design to carve into linoleum. Sounds straightforward? Yes. In reality, it wasn’t. After coming up with several designs, my professor chose what he declared to be the most complicated…

Some weeks are like rollercoasters

My weeks are starting to blur together, so much that I actually have to take a look at my calendar to see what happened in the last 7 days. This week in particular was so full that I was did a double take – have I really been through that much recently? The two biggest…

Time Management

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One of my biggest problems has always been my lack of any time management skills Admittedly, sometimes I spend too much time just hanging out with my friends, or playing videogames…or starting work then distracting myself and then not looking at anything class-related again for hours. Typically, in high school there was a minimal workload,…

Shrewsbury Shuffle

Shrewsbury Street is a long avenue that runs away from downtown Worcester, starting at Union Station and trailing off into irrelevance after nearly a mile of well-traversed shops, stores, and restaurants. Although it’s a little distant from campus, Shrewsbury remains a favorite haunt of Clarkies who are tired of the familiar fare on Park and…

Senior Years: Some subtle differences

I was a senior in high school once. I did pretty much no homework, knocked out a couple of college applications, and spent every first period at Town Bagel with my friend Ben, because free time was so bountiful that it had leaked into the school day. But now I’m a senior in college, and things…