November 7, 2019

Language forms the basis of society, and it is for this reason that it should never be regarded lightly; words carry weight. An “I Love You” is perhaps one of the hardest phrases to be said. It’s only three words, yet within them, there is a power that holds the potent...

November 7, 2019

It's that time of year again when we get to feel like children for a little bit. The excitement and the creativity gets to take over every year in October and specifically on Halloween. As a child, it was more of asking yourself if you could be anything what would you...

November 7, 2019

Compared to the rest of my peers, I was a little late to the game discovering Khalid. Of course, I’d heard the popular “Young Dumb and Broke” as it took over the radio my senior year of high school, but I’m the kind of person who tends to like individual songs rather t...

November 7, 2019

At a university known for its engineering program, the arts on campus can seem to fade into the background. Perhaps not the object of most students’ studies, the arts can seem to be far from the central theme of Virginia Tech campus life. Where is the connection to the...

October 30, 2019

If you’ve ever gone trick-or-treating, then chances are you’ve seen a couple Disney Princesses roaming around. I’ll shamelessly admit, I was one of those bedazzled individuals. In fact, as my family photo album as my witness, I was perhaps the Disney store’s most favor...

October 29, 2019

Every year I tell myself I’m going to start a journal and honestly, it never happens; until this year. For the first time in about six years of trying to get down the discipline to actually write down my thoughts and feelings, I finally started to do it. 

It has be...

October 29, 2019

I still remember it clearly. Pastel tutus sparkling under stage lights, hairsprayed buns held together by bobby pins and fingers crossed in prayer. My heart would race as I took position in the wings, securing my pointe shoe ribbons, stepping into the box of rosin so t...

October 29, 2019

Whether sitting on the floor of my room and staring at the white paint on the wall while listening to a catchy folk song or singing out loud to throwback pop songs in the steam of a scalding hot shower, music influences and affects me. Through the ups and downs of coll...

October 28, 2019

At age ten, I decided that I wanted to become the next HGTV design star. Flash forward eight years, I have come to terms with the fact that I lack the creative insight required for the job.  That said, I still have not wavered in my passion to decorate spaces and make...

October 22, 2019

It's October, which means that it is the beginning of InkTober. InkTober is a month long art challenge that allows for artist to produce creative works and improve drawing skills throughout the month of October. The challenge was created by Jake Parker and any artist i...

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