National Read a Book Day and other bookish holidays in September

I heard that yesterday (September 6) was National Read a Book Day, an annual unofficial holiday. Although I didn’t know about this day yesterday, I can confirm that I did indeed read a book yesterday. It’s almost like my inner bookworm knew and wanted to celebrate… Thinking about this unofficial holiday led me to recall … Continue reading National Read a Book Day and other bookish holidays in September

The 5 Most Popular Room Décors in 2019

I scoured DIY room décor and room makeover inspiration on YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest so you don’t have to. These are the five most popular elements in 2019 room décor. Indoor plants Plants make any space feel more open and airy by bringing the outdoors in. Those of us who may struggle to keep a … Continue reading The 5 Most Popular Room Décors in 2019

This year’s Millennium Fellowship Has Begun

The Millennium Fellowship is a semester-long global program designed to help undergraduate students in their current and future social impact work. The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) was founded in 2013 and in 2018 partnered with the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). This year there are 1,092 Millennium Fellows from 69 campuses across 16 countries. Fellows … Continue reading This year’s Millennium Fellowship Has Begun

The Surprising Up Side to Being Unable to Edit Tweets

Scenario: You’re going about your everyday life, when suddenly a hilarious thought pops into your head. This thought is so brilliant, so clever. You must share it. Excitedly, you grab your phone and open the twitter app. Your fingers hurriedly type the tweet, rereading and editing it multiple times to make it perfect. This is … Continue reading The Surprising Up Side to Being Unable to Edit Tweets

On the Origin of Blogging – Why is it Called a Blog?

Unless you’ve been comfortably living under a rock for the past few decades, you’ve probably heard of the term ‘blogging’. In fact, you’re reading these words on a blog right now, so the likelihood of you not knowing what a blog is, is quite slim. I myself had heard of blogs and read some blog posts in … Continue reading On the Origin of Blogging – Why is it Called a Blog?