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Weeding Our Garden

July 23rd, 2018

All living things share a litany of commonalities. We’re comprised of carbon, we need nutrition in some way, shape or form, we benefit and get energy from sunlight, we need hydration, and the list goes on. When a child looks at a group of adults, they typically see no differences. For them, it’s a collection of individuals much older than they are and they tend to generalize them. They do not know or understand the difference between 20 somethings, middle aged individuals, or their great grandparents. Human nature is to cluster. We group like with like and spend little time differentiating... Read More

One Thing All Students Should Do

May 8th, 2015

It may come off as cheesy, as obvious even, but no matter the connotation of this simple phrase, it is the one thing that all students should do: Be present. Last week in my Literary Analysis class, one student expressed her views on entropy – how could everything, all life and all matter, be pulled towards chaos? Another student in this same class explained that out of every class taken at the University of Colorado, this particular class was the only one that she felt completely engaged in. The downfall within today’s society is that everyone, especially students, are constantly... Read More