Browsing All Posts filed under »Living to the Fullest«

I got a picture with Apolo Ohno!!

October 18, 2011

3

I had the pleasure on Monday of covering an event at UConn in which U.S. Olympic athletes spoke to students. The following is the article I wrote on it. I believe that Olympic athletes are inspiring role models! Ps. As the blog post title says, I did get a photo with Apolo Ohno…so awesome!! Olympic […]

Is Facebook about to be, like, YOUR next ex?

September 21, 2011

2

For what seems like the billionth time, Facebook has made changes to its layout. These changes have been met with an outcry of dismay by a large number of Facebook users. Mark Tonkelowitz officially announced these most recent changes on Sept. 20 on the Facebook Blog. He summarizes the new features which include: a redesigned […]

Conquering the fear

September 11, 2011

4

I was sitting in Mrs. G’s 6th grade science class on the left side of the room when I found out. She stopped teaching for a moment to tell us that a plane had crashed into a building in New York City. I was shocked by the news. But I was young too. That’s sad, […]

Peace, maaannnn

September 6, 2011

4

When we think of world peace and working to achieve it, most likely these sorts of images come to mind: Yup, “peace” is just for those pure, hippie-dippie potheads, we think. So many people dismiss it. But we shouldn’t. Even I have fallen into that trap of thinking that peace is simply unattainable. People are […]

It’s possible to entertain me after 11:30 p.m.

September 2, 2011

1

Very little captures my interest past 11:30 at night. A 14-page piece from The New Yorker that I have to read for Literary Journalism? Dear lord, do I HAVE to read it? Yes, yes I do. It’s my senior year, so let’s own this shit, I tell myself. Come on, Grace, plug through it and […]

Nice girls rarely make history

August 5, 2011

3

The following is the “ideal” woman: June Cleaver. She’s freaking picture perfect, isn’t she? She cooks. She cleans. She cares for her children. She  cares for her husband. She runs errands. She  does the gardening. She resolves all the family issues in a mere half hour. She’s what every wife, mother, friend, WOMAN should be, […]

Things you may never know (unless you read this post)

July 1, 2011

23

First off, I would like to publicly apologize to everyone for yesterday’s post. Why I thought Hugh Hefner would be a good topic for discussion is beyond me. It was by far my worst post yet. I am going to blame my lack of judgment on the fact that I hadn’t yet had enough coffee. […]