Published: Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 3:53pm
For the second year in a row, I find myself signed up for the Illinois Half Marathon. You may remember my adventure last year, when I was relegated to walking the entire course because of a lower back injury.
Published: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 8:48pm
Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 - 12:46am
Having recently completed my last college application essay, I impart to all interested underclassmen the following timely tip: Beware the invincibility of spellcheck.
Published: Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 5:48pm
As Uni's numbers bounce back from last week's first major wave of flu-related absences, let us refrain from dwelling on the nasty specifics of swine flu. Instead, let us focus our efforts on sprucing up the aura of this horrid malady.
Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 - 11:28pm
Every year, news outlets both large and small churn out their somber treatments of 9/11 and underline the importance of acknowledging the anniversary of those horrific events.
Published: Monday, May 18, 2009 - 1:17pm
Looking toward a summer that will be defined by college visits, essay writing, and ACT test prep, I'm already searching for shortcuts to the answers that will shape my life.
Published: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 - 8:15pm
Just when I thought that my family might have broken some new ground in the world of travel hijinks, I noticed online that some sprightly garden gnomes had already beaten us to the conceptual punch.
Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 - 10:55am
I have a track record of fainting. The sight of blood makes me nauseous, and I tend to look for ways out of cramped, stifling conditions.
Published: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 - 12:11pm
As one of Erika Belmont's blog entries pointed out so well last year, most of us have fallen victim to the notion that "If it's free, you better get two of them before they're all gone, and then find out what it is you're grabbing later."
Published: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 - 12:04pm
Published: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 7:39pm
I personally think I'm a fairly unique person. At the end of the day, with all due respect to the extensive vocabularies of my family and friends, I absolutely believe it's a nightmare to dwell on this sort of thing. It's not rocket science, this study of words, but at this moment in time, I shouldn't of gone on such a tangent.
Published: Monday, November 17, 2008 - 9:15pm
There, I did it again. I willingly committed myself to something that I know I will fight when it actually comes time to do it.
Published: Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 10:39pm
Yesterday morning, I went shopping for a few things at Schnucks with my dad. We ended up at the self-checkout lanes because it seemed like those customers were moving faster.
Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 9:52pm
Published: Sunday, September 21, 2008 - 4:32pm
Regardless of whom you would vote for, you can’t deny that Barack Obama has energized a process that is boring to many and seemingly nonexistent to some.