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Science

Time Travel: Is it Possible?

I have been thinking about time travel lately. That is, the scientific and mathematical principles and laws about time travel and whether it is actually possible in our universe from a scientific standpoint. And what I have found is that the answer may be: We don’t know for sure, but time travel is not necessarily impossible. […]

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Poetry

New Beginnings (Poem)

New beginnings When I look, things have changed The past was good, it is gone entirely I do not know how the future will be All I know is that it will be bright, good for you and I May I say it: Even better, as if coming from a promise  

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Books

Why I Love The Time Traveler’s Wife: Book Review

I recently wrote a book review of The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffeneger for my school newspaper, The Daily Titan. I love the book, which mixes science-fiction and romance to show a story about two star-crossed lovers who have to deal with the effects of time travel in their lives. Here’s the review: The […]

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Baseball Cal State Fullerton

CSUF Baseball Photo

A stop-motion photograph I took of a hit by a player on the Cal State Fullerton baseball team a few weeks ago:

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Anthropology Culture

Mead and Benedict on Culture (Anthropology Essay)

Margaret Mead was one of the first influential female anthropologists. In Coming of Age in Samoa she studied Samoan female adolescents to better understand the adolescent years cross-culturally and found that adolescents in different cultures behave differently based on their values and traditions. Ruth Benedict agreed, with her assertion that different patterns of life exist […]

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Culture technology

Technology: Dangerous Effects of Progress

“Engineers should pay more attention to the larger world in which their devices will function, and they should consciously take that world into account in their designs,” said Robert Pool in Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology. Traditionally engineers have tried to perfect their machines as a machine; that is, make them better and more […]

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The Hobbit Film: First Thoughts

Studying for a test, I decided to put on some Lord of the Ringssoundtrack. It has been a while since I have listened to it, and I am surprised at how I am still in love with it. “Samwise the Brave” and “The Breaking of the Fellowship” are two of my favorites. The depth of […]

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technology

Younger Adults Use more Technology

Younger adults own more gadgets like cell phones, laptops and music devices, according to a PEW Research poll. Cell phones are the most popular gadget, with 85 percent of adults owning one. For adults age 18 to 34 in the Millennial generation that number increases to 95. The study also found that younger adults make […]

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Classic Book Review: A Tale of Two Cities

>I got my classic book review on Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities published for my school newspaper, The Daily Titan. You can check it out here: Classic Book Review: A Tale of Two Cities

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Anthropology Culture

Metaphors and Language

>Today in my Language and Culture class, we were learning about metaphors and how we tend to think of things by our language. A conceptual, or cognitive, metaphor is something that refers to the understanding of one idea in terms of another. An example of this is ARGUMENT IS WAR, as noted by linguists George […]