Writing

Lessons from NASH81

In January, I attended the yearly student journalism conference NASH81. It was a ton of fun, especially meeting fellow journalists from across the country. I did learn a lot about journalism and writing throughout the conference, and I wanted to share some of the tips I picked up. So, without further ado, here are some […]

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Writing

Xaverian Weekly Articles 2018-19

Hello everyone! As some of you may know, I write for the newspaper at my university, called The Xaverian Weekly. So, I decided to make a masterpost of all of my articles from my second year working with them. If you’ve ever wondered what other topics I write about, what keeps me busy during the […]

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30 Day Challenge, Photography

Day 26: One Of Your Hobbies

Today’s post was a bit hard to make, since my biggest hobby is currently writing, either on here or for my campus newspaper. However, I do two of my hobbies that I’d like to share with you today. One of my hobbies is drawing. I’ve always had an artistic side, and I’ve experimented over the […]

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30 Day Challenge, Writing

30 Day Writing Challenge 2018

Hello everyone! I’ve decided to do another 30 Day Writing Challenge during May, since it’s been a while since I’ve done one, and since I haven’t been posting a lot of late. I’ll also be doing one extra post on May 31 as well, since I might as well write the whole month. So, this […]

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Life of Mel, Love, Writing

Goodbye to the Sunshine Dog

Jypsie, Jyps, Tipsy, Sexy, Houdini, Dummkopf, you were known by many names. You always knew where the best sun patch was inside and outside. You’d always lie on the picnic table, napping for hours under the sun and keeping an eye on the kitchen. I’m sure at some point you must have been raised by a […]

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Life of Mel, University, Writing

Xaverian Weekly Master Post

Hello everyone! As you know, I’m writing for my university’s newspaper this year, which is partially why I’m not writing on here as much. I’m a staff writer, which means I’ve been writing an article for each issue of the newspaper. I figured to make up for the lack of posts on here, I’d make […]

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Life of Mel

Life Update!

Hey guys! Sorry for not posting anything last week, the last three weeks of school have been crazy busy for me. On the upside, today is the last day of classes, so I’m almost done the school year! Otherwise, I have a bit of news that will affect the future of this blog. I am […]

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Writing

History Party

This is part of a series on famous figures at parties, see the earlier philosophical party here. Cleopatra wanders around the party, followed by Julius Caeser and Marc Anthony. Caeser wanders off at some point, pisses a few people off and gets stabbed multiple times. Caligula tries to make his horse a consul, while Nero […]

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30 Day Challenge, University

Your Study Style

I already went in more in detail about my study methods earlier this month, which you can find here. My study style definitely relies more on visual memory and writing things down. When I study, I assign different colours to different categories of important things. For example, blue would mean dates, pink for important people and […]

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