Some Thoughts About Poetry

This quarter, I decided to try out an Intro to Creative Writing Class and honestly, it was an incredible decision. I've always loved creative writing and I used to draft stories all the time. In high school, I wrote a rough draft of a manuscript for a dystopian novel that was over 300 pages long. … Continue reading Some Thoughts About Poetry

Autumn Book Recommendations

It's fall, y'all! The first day of autumn was two days ago and Colorado has decided to go from sunny, high 80s weather and hot to cold and rainy overnight. I couldn't be happier about it. I am so ready for sweater weather.

Starting Off My Quarter

So, it's been a while since I've posted anything, whoops. Hopefully I can get back into the swing of things and get back on schedule. Fall 2017! It's here! Classes have begun, my residents are all settled in, and I'm currently working my 4AM desk shift. I got roughly 3.5 hours of sleep last night … Continue reading Starting Off My Quarter

How to Make Assigned Readings Suck Less

I'm honestly the worst when it comes to assigned readings, but I have a couple of tricks to make it not so terrible. Read on to find some of these techniques!

4 Pictures That Define Cosmopolitanism

For the past four weeks, I've been taking an online class called Culture & Identity in World Politics through my school, the University of Denver. Throughout the course, we've been reading about and discussing what makes up an identity, what makes us who we are, and how it applies to the rest of the world. We're concluding the course on cosmopolitanism, a school of thought that basically means you don't identify with any one place or culture, but rather you consider yourself a citizen of the world. Our final assignment is to compile a set of images that representing cosmopolitanism. Here are four photos that represent cosmopolitanism.