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Weird Story of the Day: Episode 5

Weird Story of the Day: Episode 5

Camila Lemere

May 11, 2017

Blog by Camila Lemere '18

Weird Story of the Day: Episode 3

Weird Story of the Day: Episode 3

Camila Lemere

May 11, 2017

Blog by Camila Lemere 18'

iPhone Sea: A Digital Age Observed at Sunset

iPhone Sea: A Digital Age Observed at Sunset

Ava Morouse

February 9, 2017

Grasping a moment of stillness in the midst of an ever-changing social and emotional state is a sensation that has proven itself to be a rarity to me. Even when a free afternoon arises, my mind finds itself searching for better, more productive things that I could be doing; the new world of responsibility...

Weird Story of the Day: Episode 1

Weird Story of the Day: Episode 1

Camila Lemere

November 3, 2016

Blog by Camila Lemere '18

Cooking Towards a Closely-Knit Community

January 31, 2013

I live in a neighborhood. I hadn’t thought much of it until a few years ago, when my friend’s mom gave me a ride home and oddly remarked, “Oh, this is cute. I used to live in a neighborhood.” Not exactly sure of what I was supposed to draw from that statement, I nodded and smiled politely, leaving...

Roaming Russian: A Travel Blog

Roaming Russian: A Travel Blog

January 14, 2013

Hola! A handsome planet, a traveling family, some drop-dead gorgeous friends, a camera, and a love to write. I mix all those together to form this thing with a bunch of words and pictures you have found. Welcome! Two things I love taking pictures of: Places I travel, whether that be walking...

We Are with Strong Minds and Fragile Hearts

We Are with Strong Minds and Fragile Hearts

October 2, 2012

Well, I’m doing it! Surviving Washington DC’s record-breaking summer heat one day at a time. I really should document my experiences here, but if I may, I’d like to digress for a while. Prior to arriving, every single person I spoke with warned me of the extreme heat and humidity over on ...

Drawing from Life, Painting to Live

Drawing from Life, Painting to Live

March 22, 2012

They didn’t think he’d make it. At least, not initially. But, when Michael Orchowski found himself painting pictures of Santa Barbara in the summer of 2011, his story hit the papers as he became recognized as one of the few survivors of the fastest growing and most resistant brain tumor in the books. ​While he was living in Texas as a...

Girl Farm Kitchen: Sara Barbour Returns

Girl Farm Kitchen: Sara Barbour Returns

March 4, 2012

On a chilly winter morning, ice cream is not the typical food of choice. However, most students didn’t pass up on the opportunity to try homemade lime sorbet from returning Laguna alumna Sara Barbour, class of ’07. With runny noses and frozen hands, they huddled in front of...

Why We Blog

Why We Blog

February 7, 2012

Blog. The word has become a general term enveloping all forms of visual media and is still growing with the rapid expansion of the World Wide Web. I like to think of them as the “Seinfeld of the Internet”—seemingly random, but there’s something most everyday people can relate to in every...

Holiday Wrapping on A Dime

Holiday Wrapping on A Dime

December 6, 2011

During these hard economic times, the holidays can be a big burden on our wallets. This time of year there’s no escape from spending money on food, gifts, and decorations. Here are some creative gift wrapping tips that won’t cost a dime. For small gifts, some great alternatives to store bough...

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