How vexillology made me accept a truth I didn’t want to acknowledge

The Colorado Rockies lost tonight, but I won in a very different way. No, I didn't bet a bunch of money against my hometown team, or just meet the love of my life. I didn't score a job I've been searching months for, or get invited somewhere I never thought I would. Instead, I re-learned … Continue reading How vexillology made me accept a truth I didn’t want to acknowledge

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Mental Health struggles happen to everyone, including my favorite rock band

"Parks and gardens seem to be places of untold sadness. The sound reverberates as linkin logs crash to the ground, echoing the loss of passion as breaths are extinguished harshly." Chris Cornell died on May 18th, 2017. Chester Bennington died on July 20th, 2017, which also happened to be Cornell's birthday. Birthdays, holidays and other special … Continue reading Mental Health struggles happen to everyone, including my favorite rock band

WORLD PREMIERE: Does Vocabulary Equal Success? A Hip-Hop Investigation

There are a number of ways in which a rapper can be successful; they can sell out shows, they can curate a huge online presence, and they can promote themselves in various other ways. One thing that we tend to forget when listening to these artists is the actual craft of rhyming. Despite the relative ease … Continue reading WORLD PREMIERE: Does Vocabulary Equal Success? A Hip-Hop Investigation