Notes on Note Taking

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We have all been in classes where taking good notes is extremely valuable at least for studying for exams but finding a method that helps you remember the information on test day can be a challenge. One of the things that always bothered me was when teachers would want notes for them  I have had […]

Crossing the Threshold

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I have finally heard back from the internship I had applied to at the end of last semester. After 2 rounds of interviews I have gotten the position and will be starting next week. It is my first step into entering the professional world so I am rather excited. I will be testing software most […]

There is a season for everything!

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Hello everyone, and my fellow Lobos! I hope life is treating you well. Lately I have been thinking about how the seasons have been changing and how they all bring something different. The seasons dealing with the weather also are like the seasons of our lives. Each season or chapter of our lives is different. There […]

More of the Same

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Sometimes when I sit down to write a blog post it’s easy: having political conversations or going to another country for a festival are great ways to see and share little cultural nuances and differences. But sometimes it’s actually really hard. My day to day life isn’t bursting with things that strike me as strange […]

Skin Deep (Part III): Let All the Dark Stars Align

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From Urban Dictionary’s overzealous yet endearing definition of goth that states that “Goths are fun to be around and not afraid to laugh at themselves. They don’t worship Satan and aren’t evil…” to Wikihow’s compartmentalizing approach (“How To Be Goth in 14 Steps”), to What Is Goth?‘s lovely, holistic discussion of goth, society is obsessed with how […]

Hiking the Camino de Santiago

This Saturday some friends and I went on another little Basque adventure, and hiked part of the Camino de Santiago to the next town over called Pasaje San Juan – or Pasai Donibane in Basque or Euskara. It’s a about a 9-mile trek in order to get to the town, but the spectacular ocean views […]