Our day started bright and early, with a wonderful alarm going off at 6:30 AM. Even though our presentations were finished, we continued to have a packed schedule, which was in no way a bad thing. It was both busy and relaxing at the same time. I was ready to tackle the day with whatever … Continue reading Rio+20 – Day 4: Reflections and Firsts
Our big day started off nicely. Since Kali had arrived a day later than intended, she had missed the first walk down Copacabana Beach. Copacabana was just as beautiful as the first time I walked down it, although thankfully a little cooler. At Kali’s insistence, the three of us shed our socks and shoes and … Continue reading Rio+20 – Day 3: The Big Day
Friday in Rio is now drawing to a close, and what a Friday it has been. I explored a little bit of the city, stood face-to-face with my fellow Future Influencers for the first time, and met many friendly students from all over the world. Yes, my first full day in Rio certainly turned out … Continue reading Rio+20 – Day 2: Seeing the Beach and Meeting New Friends
Olá! Hello, from Rio de Janeiro, or more specifically, hello from a hotel room in Rio de Janeiro! While it hasn’t been my first full day here in the city, so much has already happened, from the moment I got onto my plane in Chicago to right now, where I am sitting on a comfy … Continue reading Rio+20 – Day 1: Getting Here
Now on my fourth week of summer, the summer job hunt has still not yielded any fruit despite the fact that I am on the constant lookout. It is increasingly looking like I will have to find some other ways to make my summer productive. Writing is definitely one way I can do that, and … Continue reading Looking Forward to Rio+20
I once heard that the United Nations had appointed a scientist to be the Official Liaison for Outer Space Affairs. It was said that her job was to be the first contact in the event that an extraterrestrial species tried to make contact with Earth. Basically, she is the person that the aliens want to … Continue reading At the Precipice…
Wrote my second ''full-lenth'' article for the Urban Times today! It's posted on the Urban Times sub-site, URBNFUTR. Check it out. Let me know what you think, comments and constructive criticism is important to me! In other news: I'm heading back home today for winter break!
Warning: unedited stream of consciousness follows, may be difficult to comprehend. I don't know how many of you out there have heard, but a couple weeks ago a highly anticipated video game came out. You may have heard of it: Skyrim. Many of the guys in my dorm pre-ordered a copy and when the video game came … Continue reading Game-Changers