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The Coffee Crawl

Lorelai Gilmore of the hit television show Gilmore Girls said it well: “I can’t stop drinking the coffee; if I stop drinking the coffee, I stop doing the standing, and the walking, and the...

emma freas: vivid visionary

happy friday introductions day! hi! I’m emma freas (pronounced ‘freeze’). i’m a rising junior at queens university of charlotte double-majoring in music and english – two things i absolutely love. several years ago, i started...

elaine turner: vivid visionary

it's that time of the week. friday introductions. meet elaine: "i am currently a junior majoring in marketing with the mccoll school of business at queens university. i have interned at stephens inc. in winston-salem, nc...

There’s (Brand) Power in the Pencil

“They still make these?” asked the Walmart cashier as he held up a box of bright yellow, freshly sharpened pencils. I laughed, “Yes, they do!” Today, when I look around classrooms, I see more...

heard and read this week

i am a proud graduate of kenyon college; it's one of the weirdest and most wonderful places on planet earth, and it's chalk full of some of the weirdest and most wonderful people on...

when’s your brain on fire?

question - when's your brain on fire? you know what i'm talking about. when you're brain is lit up, firing on all cylinders, working on full power. After a salty, sweaty run? Bright and early first...

Why We Write

A couple of years ago, in the wake of my mom’s triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis, I wrote a series of blog posts for the Huffington Post and then for The LIVESTRONG Foundation about what...

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