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Developing from a Negative

Manhattan’s the other name I have such a love / hate relationship with New York, New York. Personally, I wish it was still named New Amsterdam but that is neither here nor there. I grew up in a small town in the middle of this

Developing From A Negative

Desert Island The desert island ice breaker poses an extreme scenario that forces a person to declare their pinnacle musicians or movies. I’ve taken this game a step further with my inner circle of people and I will often pose variations of this classic like,

Developing From A Negative

The Beginning At the beginning of 2019 I made a resolution to become a better person by the end of the year. I wasn’t happy with who I was and that needed to change. It has been and still is a difficult process to go

Guy Fieri re-elected as mayor of Flavortown

A gangster event for a gangster dude  Re-elected for his 18th term as mayor of Flavortown, Guy Fieri continues his savory rule of his hometown. Mayor Fieri won the popular vote of cheering loudly, as well as an addition to his repertoire by winning the

It’s okay to fail

Falling short can lead to greatness The Disney movie Meet the Robinsons has a scene where Lewis, a teenage orphan, was showing his latest invention to a family interested in adopting him. As he began demonstrating his peanut butter and jelly sandwich-making machine, the mechanisms

Behind the scenes of Target’s schemes

HOW TARGET TRAPS ITS CUSTOMERS INTO SPLURGING In January 2018, Twitter user Haley Copeland tweeted: “No one goes to Target because they need something. You go to Target and let Target tell you what you need.” Many people on the internet are coining this phenomenon

The best music to listen to while studying

Three genres to get the most productivity The sound of silence can become deafening when trying to study. Sometimes it can be hard to look at screens or textbooks and try to concentrate when it can be tempting to go on social media or watch

Art Supplies

Not Quite So, I got a pretty poor grade on a portfolio assignment this week. It’s mostly my fault for not finishing it; I haven’t concentrated on it as much as I should have between other classes’ assignments and old hard drives crashing. The crashing

Tim Burton is too scary

Claymation is more frightening than fun While there are a lot of ways to get spooky, like going to haunted houses, corn mazes, or performing a good old-fashioned seance in a graveyard, the best Halloween tradition involves cuddling up to watch a scary movie. And

Telltale signs of suicide

How to Help others in a time of need According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is one of the top 10 causes of death throughout the United States. For youth between the ages of 10 and 24, suicide is the third