As I writer I am profoundly interested in the common usage of simple words. The two words that I hear continuously are “pretty” and “beautiful.” But I have also noticed that the usage of these words are sometimes interchangeable and sometimes they aren’t. In French, the words “jolie” and “belle” are different, or at least […]
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I’m surprised that it’s midterm season already. The semester is almost half way over! I should be happy about that but instead I’m internally crying and slightly panicking. Sometimes I want to rethink choosing a double major early this school year. All I can say is that I know that doing a double major will […]
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Liberal Arts Last week, The Atlantic published an article called “The Decline of the American Book Lover.” Despite its ominous title, the piece actually just talked about the recent data on how much Americans are reading books, and the fact that 18-24 year olds are reading no less than they did before…
The first of January was fifteen days ago, I know. But that’s not going to stop me from coming up with an extensive book list for me to read this year. Now, I planned to read 25 books this year (which is a lot for me) because I could barely get through 12 last year […]
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Enjoy this Japanese inspired jazzy like piece of brilliant musical artwork by Nujabes (R.I.P). Have you ever heard anything so peaceful?
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I read a lot of young adult novels because I am a writer who is writing in that particular genre. However as I write my main character and plan her adventures, I realize that I haven’t read many books where the protagonist was a person of color. I mainly see this in fantasy and science […]
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It is finals week at my school and I’ve never seen so many people studying in one single Starbucks so early in the morning. But it’s final week and everyone is freaking out. As for me, I had three essays and two papers to write for finals week,but I only have one final to actually […]
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