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Animation as a Medium

I’ve been a huge fan of anime and animation in general for my whole life so I thought I’d use this space to share a few of my thoughts about a medium that I love.  (By the way, all the clips I added here are pretty short.) At this point, becoming enchanted by Disney’s animated … Continue reading “Animation as a Medium” Continue reading

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Where is “I Love Lucy” Now?

She’s definitely past Proxima Centauri. On October 15, 1951, CBS first broadcasted a new show across the world.  I Love Lucy … More Continue reading Continue reading

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The Place of Video Games During Finals Season

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. What should be a wonderful and beautiful time of Christmas music and holiday cheer is spoiled by the crushing realization that we all have a lot of work to do before we can enjoy the seasonal cheer. I find the behavior of many people very interesting during … Continue reading “The Place of Video Games During Finals Season” Continue reading

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“Yoo-hoo, Ladybug!”

Mem Fox is a winner in many different ways. She is not a winner in the typical Caldecott sense, but in civic awards in her native Australia for her many years of passionate and dedicated service to children’s literature. (Cool, right?!) You may recognize her as the author of classics such as Time for Bed and Wilfrid Gordon McDonald […] Continue reading

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An out of this world semester…

What a wild ride it has been for me in astronomy 201. I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I am not strong in science, I took this course because I needed a credit for MNS and i sounded really interesting, and I didn’t know anyone in the class when it began. […] Continue reading Continue reading

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