It’s crazy how many hours there are in the day when you aren’t sleeping. Currently it is 5 AM, and I haven’t slept a full night in over a week. The walls are starting to melt in my peripheral vision. I finished my final final exam earlier today. Yesterday, I mean. Shit. Uh…what was this article supposed [...]
The most unexpected thing I discovered about college is the amount of free time I have. Of course, there are awful weeks around finals and midterms where I sequester myself in my room for 72 hours, and live entirely off Cheerios, carrots, and Arizona Green Tea, but for the most part, my days have large [...]
In our increasingly digital age, the practice of letter writing is dying out. With the convenience, immediacy, and cheapness of sending email, text, or instant messages, there seems to be no point in sending snail mail. There’s the matter of buying stamps, envelopes, and if you’re feeling really fancy, stationary. There’s the concern that by the time you send the letter, the information will be outdated. However, letters do have their time and place, and knowing when and how to send them is an invaluable skill to have. Plus, writing letters is a great way to keep in touch with friends who have moved away to go to school.