How to Study for Finals With Five Tips

Finals are in the near future; you can feel the anxiety forming inside of you, you can predict all the nights that you will not sleep, and think of all the stress of cramming everything you did not learn from the past months. The struggle is real. However, as hard, depressing and stressful taking examsContinue reading “How to Study for Finals With Five Tips”

Five cool animals to check out at the Desert Dome

Have you ever wanted to go to the desert and see the animals that live in that habitat but you do not really want to go to the desert because it is so darn hot? say no more! the Henry Doorly Zoo desert dome has you covered. This dome is the world’s largest indoor desert.Continue reading “Five cool animals to check out at the Desert Dome”

Why I love aquariums and you should too

*sigh* Aquariums *sigh* I still remember the first time I went to an aquarium and how much I loved being there surrounded by sea animals. I do not have an exact reason to why I love aquariums this much. I guess it is how calm and at peace I feel whenever I am in one;Continue reading “Why I love aquariums and you should too”

Five, fun attractions at the Henry Doorly Zoo

The Henry Doorly Zoo opened in 1894 and received its name in 1963 after Margaret Hitchcock Doorly donated $750,000 to the Zoo, with the condition that the Zoo would be named after her late husband, Henry Doorly. As of today, the zoo has a total of 17,000 animals, it is Nebraska’s #1 attended tourist attraction andContinue reading “Five, fun attractions at the Henry Doorly Zoo”

“Show, Don’t Tell”

After reading “Mrs. Kelly’s Monster,” a Pulitzer winner story for feature writing, by Jon Franklin, and “Jon Franklin and “Mrs. Kelly’s Monster“” by Paige Williams for the Nieman Foundation at Harvard, I realized again how profiles can be written in a different way. This profile is about Dr. Thomas Barbee Ducker, a brain surgeon whoContinue reading ““Show, Don’t Tell””

Does it really make a difference?

After reading “How did fifth-graders spend a snow day? Being angels for sick classmate” by Erin Grace for the Omaha World-Herald and “All She Has, $150,000, Is Going to a University” by Rick Bragg for the New York Times, I realized how details of someone’s life can make a story. Everyone has a story, butContinue reading “Does it really make a difference?”

Mr. Rogers, Television Legend

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” ” – Fred Rogers. Fred Rogers was a TV personality, who had his own TV show called Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. This show was mainlyContinue reading “Mr. Rogers, Television Legend”

“Who’s the coolest person in the world?”

After reading “Susan Orlean and the American man, age 10” by Manjula Martin for the Nieman foundation at Harvard I have come to the conclusion that 10-year-olds are hilarious. This article talks about the article that Orlean wrote for Esquire in 1992 about Colin Duffy called “The American Man, Age 10.” It has annotations of Orlean andContinue reading ““Who’s the coolest person in the world?””

Dealing with loss

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is not easy, and having someone else write about that is not always helpful. However, this is not the case with Tom Friend’s “Dear Nate” article for ESPN, which talks about the life of Nate Fleming, a young basketball player that studied at Oklahoma State University (OSU),Continue reading “Dealing with loss”