Quarantine TV Recs: Netflix

by Julien-Pierre “Johnny” Campbell I have never been much of a TV person. At the risk of sounding pretentious, I’m much more of a reader, a theatre/opera person, or a writer. I get very antsy sitting still, but books and the like occupy my mind decently. During quarantine, however, and at the behest of my fiancee, I’ve been sitting down and binge watching dozens of … Continue reading Quarantine TV Recs: Netflix

Stylish

Conformity in art is a huge deal. Being able to replicate realism in a moment’s notice is what makes artists valuable in most—if not all—creative industries. Expertise in anatomy and proportion of all kinds can make or break an artist’s portfolio and, more often than not, companies are afraid to take a chance with someone who bends the rules or does things a little differently. … Continue reading Stylish

Reading Fatigue: Pulling Myself out of a Literary Rut

By Erika Nelson Every month, the Goodreads newsletter pops into my inbox. These emails taunt me by singing the praises of newly-published books: colorful rectangle covers lined up into neat rows by genre; enticing blurbs draw me in. I used to pore over these newsletters and make library holds based on book suggestions, but now emails from Goodreads just evoke guilt. I love to read. … Continue reading Reading Fatigue: Pulling Myself out of a Literary Rut

Five Common Misconceptions About Homeschoolers

by Claire Golden You belong at PSU no matter what your educational background is, traditionally-schooled and homeschooled students alike. I’m a proud homeschool graduate, and today I’d like to share five common misconceptions that I have encountered through the years. (Plus, a picture of me with one of my classmates.) Misconception #1: Homeschoolers are smarter than other students.  Nope, just because somebody is homeschooled doesn’t … Continue reading Five Common Misconceptions About Homeschoolers

Hang Tight Just a Little Longer…

by Julien-Pierre “Johnny” Campbell Vaccines are rolling out and the weather is getting warm again. I myself am fully vaccinated and feeling the pull of a social life. I miss going out to eat. I miss concerts and bars and hanging out with friends. I miss going on dates and seeing movies and attending classes on-campus. I miss not wearing a mask everywhere. Simply put? … Continue reading Hang Tight Just a Little Longer…