Monthly Archives: February 2012

Writing a Meta-Theatrical, Musical Murder Mystery (About Macbeth): Part 3

Now for a post about performances of Fight Call, a New Musical! It’s been a few weeks since Fight Call closed, but I never got a chance to blog about performances, and since I have an unusual stretch of free … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement #2

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Dear internet, there are some things I need to tell you about jellyfish.   I. The Portuguese man o’ war is not a jellyfish. Just a colonial siphonophore out there giving ‘true jellyfish’ a bad name*. As opposed to being … Continue reading

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Keeping motivated for Midterms!

Hey everyone! I hope the new year and semester are treating you all well so far. For me this semester is already flying by, I can’t believe we only have 12 more days before Spring Break!! Of course we all … Continue reading

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I liked the Tudors before they were cool….

At this moment, I have approximately 64 books checked out of the library. 64 and counting. There are books in my car. There are books on the kitchen table. There are books under my bed. There are books in my bed. There are stacks of books on my floor, where I trip over them every morning on my way to the bathroom. There are books on every imaginable surface in my life. This inundation, I have discovered, is the life of a student who is writing her senior thesis. That, and sore forearms.

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Glitter “Activism”: Is UPS a liberal, liberal arts school?

If you are one of the many who don’t pay too much attention to primary politics, you probably didn’t hear that Rick Santorum (former Sen-PA) visited downtown Tacoma in a campaign stop last weekend. A group of Occupy protestors interrupted … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of the Lecture: The Value of a Liberal Arts Education

Now that the semester is well underway, I thought it would be a good time to talk about the classes that I’m taking this semester. I’ll start by discussing the seminar-style classes at the University of Puget Sound, because they … Continue reading

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The Art of Science

Now for a slight change of pace. After rehearsing my musical, I switched to a more left-brain-oriented project for the second two weeks of my winter break and worked in a biochemistry lab at the Oregon Health Sciences University where … Continue reading

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Winter Break Shenanigans!

Wow! I can’t believe spring semester is already here. It seems like I was getting on a Colorado bound flight just yesterday and now I’m already back in Tacoma. For me break went by extremely fast which kept things exciting! … Continue reading

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Writing a Meta-Theatrical, Musical Murder Mystery (About Macbeth): Part 2

And now for the next installment in my “What I Did During My Winter Vacation” Series: The first day of rehearsals for Fight Call began in an acting studio in Portland. Actors huddled around the piano sight-reading the score, reading … Continue reading

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