On Labor Day, my family stopped by to snatch me away for a little long-weekend trip. We went to Callaway Gardens and stayed in a really nice little cabin in the woods, right at the edge of the park. We rode bikes, walked, went swimming, saw butterflies, watched movies, and just generally caught up, for it… Continue reading Labor Day Getaway
This semester I became an Arts@Tech Ambassador. This is likely my favorite organization that I am a part of; its goals and values mean so much to me, and I love all of the people who I have met through it. We have worked for the past semester to create a more artistic atmosphere on… Continue reading Arts@Tech Ambassadors
On July 8th, my friends and I attended a screening of one of my favorite movies, Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens, at Bobby Dodd Stadium. I had been excited about this for weeks. Star Wars, on an enormous screen, in the grass on the field, with all of my new friends. It sounded… Continue reading Star Wars at Bobby Dodd
My favorite class this summer was—surprise!—my English 1102 class. It was a class about Shakespeare and Law. My teacher, Dr. Higinbotham, was absolutely amazing. I highly recommend her. She was so enthusiastic, supportive, and kind. (She's also brilliant, but I guess that part is a given.) We had so many thought-provoking discussions, both in class… Continue reading Shakespeare and Law and Papermaking, Oh My!
You can mentally fill in the next line if you would like. Everyone knows it. It's Shakespeare for goodness sake, and Shakespeare is everywhere. Is he to blame for the glorification of roses? Don't get me wrong, roses are lovely. Particularly beautiful even. But let me tell you about peonies. Peonies are gorgeous and smell… Continue reading What’s in a name?