At this time of year, along with last-minute studying for finals and packing for summer, many students are caught up in anticipation of the fast approaching day when they’ll walk across the platform in the FMA and receive a piece of paper that represents four years of long hours, lessons learned and tasks accomplished.
When I was growing up, my greatest fear was not under my bed, in my closet or at the front door — it was outside. Several large dogs had come to have free rein where I lived, and they terrorized all the neighborhood children. I had always been a dog lover, but a one-dog lover.
Imagine for a moment that you are a soldier in combat during wartime behind enemy lines. You're lost from your unit, and you don't know your exact location. Night is falling, and the enemy is surrounding you.
Imagine arriving at college for your freshman year, and you discover that you have a twin you never knew existed. Not an identical twin—but a name twin. Someone whose name, first and last, is spelled exactly like yours.
Last semester the academic deans announced the restructuring of several majors within the University. Changes included the elimination of a few majors, but they primarily involved the absorption of smaller, related majors into broader ones.
Sarah Marko, a sophomore studio art major, enjoys making journals using premium leather scraps from Hobby Lobby ($4.99) and linen text weight paper from Bellis Copy Center ($0.04 per sheet). According to Marko, the approach to crafting your journal will vary considerably depending on the amount of pages, size of the cover and the method of binding, but there are countless online tutorials to guide you in the right direction. The process can be simple or involved depending on the kind of journal you wish to make. Just one layer of premium leather will work for a cover, and you can secure the pages to the cover using wax thread.
There are some things in life that even a physicist can’t explain. Einstein was brilliant, but E=mc2 can’t solve everything. Beyond the mysteries of quantum mechanics lie even more puzzling equations: people. How do we interact?