Dear MJ-School

(I recently posted a similar blog about UNC Basketball. Check it out here.) Dear MJ-School, As I approach my last LDOC, I just have one thing I need to say: thank you. Thank you for three wonderful years of learning, life experience, and most importantly, memories to last a lifetime. When I first started in …

Trust your gut

Before coming to college, I was definitely a science-oriented student. Recently, my mom was cleaning out my closet and found a reflection I wrote for an English class where I said writing a four page paper was difficult because I'm "not the best writer." Oh, have times have changed. But when I got to UNC …

Dear UNC Basketball

Dear UNC Basketball, Thank you. Thank you for four amazing years of endless dedication, laughter, tears and lifelong memories. Thank you for teaching me about how basketball fouls work and showing me what it truly feels like to be emotionally invested in a sports game. But most of all, thank you for letting me rush …

For the love of pod

As a thrice-weekly commuter, I find myself getting tired of the same old music again and again. Especially when stuck in traffic going 5 miles per hour, I find it hard to jam out to music knowing the equally as exhausted commuter to my left is staring me down. So I've resorted to listening to …

Expect the unexpected

By the title, I'm sure many people would think this is some introspective piece on how life sends you unexpected challenges. However, anyone who is a fan of CBS'¬†Big Brother¬†knows "expect the unexpected" means something else. Reality TV shows have always, somewhat embarrassingly, been present in my life. When I was younger, I remember my …

The moon is a hologram

Conspiracy theories have always fascinated me. I know that science and statistics (or whatever) tells us that they aren't real, but part of me is enthralled with the 0.01% chance that they're based in truth. It's also always been interesting to me to observe the way society responds to conspiracy theories. Some people are quick …