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All I've Learned

January 25, 2009

Emily Robinson

I thought I'd share with you 10 things I have learned during my time at home, and despite their narrow margin of relevance, maybe they'll come in handy someday.

Winter Term: Last Year, continued

January 22, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

This mix of people leads me to a very important topic: food. Malaysia, and particularly Penang, where my grandparents live, is well-known on those travel cooking shows for having amazing food. Those shows aren't lying.

Me vs. My Bookshelf

January 19, 2009

John West

In this post: the inadequacy of my wit, avoidance of bad ad copy, books I should read, and Nick Hornby.

Pirates Throw Fine Parties

January 18, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

The party-goers are riveted, seeing their words transformed into a play in front of their eyes. The skits are performed with wacky costumes, wigs, and glasses, much in the style that children would play dress-up and make up stories.

With the Pirates, Day Six

January 16, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

At 2.15pm, the lights went down and the excitement went up. All the writers were introduced, taking bows to waves of applause. The Story Pirates theme song was performed, and the show was on!

Winter Term: A Retrospective

January 15, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

Though they all speak English, I've come to realize that what my uncle once said is very true: the conversation will start out in English, move on to a mixture of Chinese and English, and finally settle completely into Chinese.

Off to Circus School!

January 8, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

Right now, I'm in Seattle, studying at SANCA, the School for Acrobatics and New Circus Arts. To put it succinctly, this school is going to kick my ass.

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