Last semester, I decided to write about one of my true passions, something I pursued in earnest the minute I stepped onto campus: collecting free T-shirts. I’ve expanded my collection considerably since then, adding shirts and tanks at every opportunity … Continue reading
March 24, 2017
by Katie D.
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Following this little introductory paragraph is my first draft for an article I wrote for the JHU New-Letter. By writing it, and then seeing the final version of the article in the news-letter, I learned a lot more about what … Continue reading
Well that turned around fast. Just four weeks ago, I wrote about Baltimore’s untimely Spring; the 72 degree February days and disturbing lack of frost. Today, I write about my very first snow day. (Note; I’m actually writing this about … Continue reading
The first Friday night my best friends, Erika and Nita, and I hung out. On our way back from a party, we went to Insomnia Cookies and then headed towards the beach where we laid down a towel and just … Continue reading
Today, I checked my J-card app and discovered I’ve only used 4 meal swipes this week. Since Sunday, I have only been to the FFC and/or used Meals-in-a-Minute 4 times. That number surprised me, since way back at the beginning … Continue reading
February 27, 2017
by Katie D.
So this time I wanted to try my hand at being a writing seminars major for about 30 minutes. I thought it would be a good way to shake up the blog and try out my capacity as one. As … Continue reading
As a Los Angeles native, I’m used to sunny days and warm weather. Rain is a rarity for me, snow a pipe dream. For the first 18 years of my life, I didn’t own a winter jacket, boots, or gloves. … Continue reading
February 17, 2017
by Alyssa W.
Now that I’m away at college, I no longer see my mom every single day. This means that we’ve been texting each other a lot more often. Most of our conversations are pretty routine–she’ll ask how everything is going, I’ll … Continue reading
What’s in my room? The question is as much metaphysical as it is physical. Sure, the answer could simply pertain to discreet objects. A chair, a desk, a bed, – a dresser and some posters. But certainly, there’s more that … Continue reading
” ¡Sí se puede!” Sophie shouted, ” ¡Sí se puede!” As the crowd chanted on and on, with each “¡Sí se puede!” getting faster and faster, louder and louder. I felt like I was in this sea of encouragement and … Continue reading