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Underestimating your words

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Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

We’ve all been there: finishing a paper for class and thinking about how much better it […]


Why I don’t write poetry

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

I used to experiment with poetry when I was younger, but the older I’ve gotten, the […]


Story time

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Did your mother ever read stories to you as a child? Or did you read stories […]


We don’t like curry all that much…

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Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Chinese people like rice. Indian people like curry. Middle eastern people like pigeons. Americans like…McDonalds. So […]


Finding time to read

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Friday, November 14th, 2014

Sometime between elementary and middle school I stopped reading for fun. I spent the majority of […]


A fresh Katharine Drexel bio

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Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending a lecture by scholar Cordelia Frances Biddle […]


140 characters explained

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Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Twitter, the art of fitting your thought, joke, opinion, photos, etc. into 140 short characters. Do […]


Piggy on the railway line

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Saturday, November 8th, 2014

I love pigs. They are like gloves – they come in different varieties and sizes (mittens, […]


About those classics…

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Friday, November 7th, 2014

After spending nearly two months taking a Hemingway and Faulkner class (heavy on the Hemingway) I’ve […]


“Accio!” and other Latin ramblings

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Thursday, November 6th, 2014

The only Latin I was ever taught came from a¬†highly knowledgeable, yet highly eccentric ninth grade […]