Splinters

The last two or three weeks have been crazy ones. My normal lifestyle of going to bed at 10:00 and waking up at 6:30 has morphed into going to bed between 1 and 3 AM, and waking up between 6:30 and 7, accidentally sleeping for an additional hour or so, and then rushing trying to…

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…

It’s about people, CGIU 2015

At the beginning of the month, I was attended the Clinton Global Initiative University for the forth time. This year was in Miami, a nice break from the New England winter that hasn’t ended yet, but also an amazing time to see my friends who I met at the conference the last few years and…

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…