Month: February 2012

Miffed by the University Myth

It’s official: I have to start the dialogue about the whole college thing. I’ve been feeling a certain way about it for sometime, and I’m ready to formulate some thoughts on it. This post is inspired by fellow Matadorian Candice Walsh’s piece called 9 reasons not to go to college. It was a brilliantΒ piece outlining

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Is it enough to dream?

I keep having this recurring dream where I’m walking ocean side, along some craggy coast aroundΒ sunset. The sun’s rays gleam out from behind fluffy white clouds, glimmering on the the water’s surface. Much to my horror and delight, just as the sun sinks into the horizon, the tide creeps in on me, at first slow,

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Photo Essay: Graffiti of Cockatoo Island

One of the many ferry rides you can take in Sydney is to Cockatoo Island,Β  a former convict prison and ship yard. Self-guided audio tours throughout the industrial-looking island highlight its unique maritime history along with its seedier prison facilities. The coolest thing, though, about the island is the unique graffiti found there. Here’s a

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