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Class Reading: from Irrelevant to Interesting

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Does this experience sound familiar? You’re working your way through a story required for class reading [...]

Water You Saying?

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Tonight, at a Phillies game (my first!), a girl approached me and asked if the food [...]

Pallas Athena

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

I recently finished The Odyssey in one of my courses and was surprised (along with many [...]

Defining the “Salty Aftertaste”

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

I came across something pretty amusing on the back of a tube of toothpaste this weekend; [...]

The Sound of Silence

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Growing up, my favorite method of doing my homework was sitting at the kitchen table, television [...]


Friday, July 11th, 2014

The end of Spring Term coincided with the Summer Steam Sale. For anyone unfamiliar, Steam is [...]

Fancy Print Editions: Gimmick or Grandiose?

Monday, July 7th, 2014

If you’ve browsed through Barnes & Noble within the past few years, you know that physical [...]

Awkward Intros and Writing Lessons

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

So I guess I should start this off with the routine message I’ve come to copying [...]

Your Secret Summer Reading

Monday, June 30th, 2014

  Having a soft spot for children’s literature—particularly illustrated books—should not be embarrassing. Don’t tell me [...]

Tunes to Type To

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

As I have begun to embark upon marathon paper-writing sessions, I have become cognizant of two [...]