Ah, Jan term, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. It’s an extended holiday break for some, a chance to get out of the country for others. It can provide an opportunity to make extra cash, a chance to enjoy campus without the stress of a full class load, or a chance [...]
Hi, y’all! I’m Amber, a senior studying English and Spanish with a minor in Writing. I’ve been writing on the blog for the past two years, and I’m excited to start up again during my last semester as I flop around trying to figure out what to do come the end of May.
This weekend, a friend and I went off campus and saw the new The Great Gatsby movie. It was a great break from studying for finals and we were both struck by the amazing costumes, crazy party scenes, and how perfectly Leonardo DiCaprio fit the role of Gatsby.
Seeing the movie reminded [...]
As the year comes to an end, so does my time in McDaniel’s Spanish house. For the past few days, my housemates and I have been celebrating the awesome year that we’ve shared together. On Friday we had a picnic with a few of the professors in the department and tonight was a surprise going [...]
After posting about my plans for Palabras to Words next year in a recent entry, I figured that I would do the same for Contrast, our literary magazine. I recently met with this year’s editing team to learn about what putting a magazine together entails, and we discussed some awesome initiatives for next year, including: