When the holidays start approaching I tend to get a little nervous. I know there are going to be tons of gifts for family and friends that need wrapping, and let’s just say I’m not the first to volunteer. I normally end up with crinkled paper, sections of gift showing and random pieces of wrapping […]

Letters have touched my life in many ways. When I attended Interlochen Arts Camp, each person wrote “train letters” at the end of the summer for everyone in their cabin, sharing special memories. My letters bring back the immediacy of that exhilarating time whenever I read them. Currently, I keep in touch with friends from […]

No-Shave November

As Halloween and October’s spooky festivities come to an end, a new occasion is growing. Literally. Beards across campus will start sprouting on November 1, only to run wild and free on young men’s faces for the span of 31 days.  Although both campus and nation-wide men will eagerly participate in No-Shave November, many may […]

Each November, brave souls across the country pledge to participate in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. For this project, writers are challenged to write a 50,000 word novel in a mere 30 days. Those who want to participate register at the National Novel Writing Month website ( http://nanowrimo.org/ ), which helps writers record their […]