Jan
31

Hello February!

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It’s finally here. The end of January, the beginning of February and the start of another semester of classes (unless you’re one of the unlucky few who was stuck with a term in January). I was always excited to get back to classes. Maybe I just wanted the opportunity to put my new resolutions into practice. The break, as relaxing as it always was, is long. My family, as much as I love them, would be getting on my nerves just about now, and I couldn’t wait to get away from my … [Read more...]

Jan
31

Those Difficult Classes: Dropping Linguistics

Linguistics was a requirement. A course, which, despite my pleas, my advisor insisted I needed to take. It was also a difficult class to get into. There were two sections Ling101 and Ling102. My friends and classmates recommended that I register for 102. "It's an easy class," they assured me. But 102 was only offered once every semester. To get in you had to be the first person to register for classes, and I am not an early riser. So, despite my reluctance, I wound up in the afternoon … [Read more...]