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ICCAs Part Two

ICCAs Part Two

This weekend my a cappella group, The Coda Conduct, will be heading to Buffalo, NY to compete in the second round of ICCAs, an intercollegiate a cappella competition. If you’ve seen Pitch Perfect or Pitch Perfect 2, it’s THAT competition. If not, too bad. You’ll get...

Colorado

As I have been working on my tons of schoolwork that I accumulated over break, I haven’t really had time to focus on my PLA blog for this week. I will, however, be posting a comprehensive analysis of my trip to Colorado as soon as possible. I hope everyone’s break was...

Up A Wall

This weekend, I found myself, once again, in the New River Gorge, this time with a new set of friends. My best friend Ajeeth said he was looking to do a trip to the gorge and said I should come and bring friends. Ajeeth is a major climber and I always join him when I...
Tunes and Tech

Tunes and Tech

  It’s no secret that I have always been musically inclined. From before I could talk, I would imitate the sound of doves outside from my crib. As a kindergartener, I imitated the scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz, singing and dancing around my house in full...
A Critical Review of The Circle

A Critical Review of The Circle

The Circle, a novel written by Dave Eggers, a Boston native with a skeptic view of technology and whose brother has worked for conservative think tanks in the realm of privatization, is a difficult beast to tackle, especially as an IST student with a bleeding interest...
The French Language

The French Language

              When I decided to switch my second major to French even I doubted my decision-making skills. IST and Security Risk Analysis (SRA) are so commonly paired together that the college is very good at making the schedule work for students. I would have,...
Who Needs Syllabus Week Anyway?

Who Needs Syllabus Week Anyway?

Let me start off by reiterating the fact that the purpose of my current existence is to learn as much as possible using any medium necessary. I am voracious for knowledge. I understand that the previous sentence is nearly trite in the academic community, but it’s...
BELT IT BABY

BELT IT BABY

lgsszoooiiiiytttyttt4rrrrrr222“hhbhjtyytgg]\\]=p9l,;;llll,jii ‘ 33322w2211ere The above text is a string of characters that appeared after cleaning my keyboard with a Q-Tip. I left it because I thought my readers might find it amusing. I certainly did....
Audio

Audio

An endless stream of sound is all I ask for in my life. I never want quiet. I never want my ears to not be constantly tickled with noise. I came to this realization this week as I was falling asleep to NPR and wondered to myself, “Why do I do this?” Why is...
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