With hundreds of users already, the friend-making service looks to create new friendships in a less academic context.
When deciding to run, she says she happened to come across her father’s memorial ceremony program sheet. It read “Ahora es cuando”: the time is now. The slogan was her father’s “calling cry,” she said, and then it became hers.
“I think there is a path, and at least I think it’s a path that, for now, I’m willing to look into and try and see where it leads me,” AbuHashem said.
Now as a frosh at a Division I school, all I can do is sit in the stands (or this year on the couch) and stare in awe at my classmates who have achieved superior athletic prowess. But for the decade or so between second grade and my graduation from high school, sports played an integral part in my life.
When we are toddlers, everything in the world, it seems, is full of novelty. There had to be a first time when I saw a butterfly break free from its cocoon and take flight, or a first time when I saw something as mundane as an apple.
This year, Prezi software is meeting the moment with technology that takes a new approach to live streaming and video with augmented reality (AR). The free education software has become a staple of many classrooms that require diagrams and illustrations with instruction.
One of the most closely watched measures, Proposition 16, which reverses California’s 1996 ban on affirmative action failed to pass, and after a $203 million campaign supported by Uber, Lyft and Doordash, rideshare drivers will not be afforded traditional employee benefits.
By the end of the Jeff Orlowski's ’07 documentary “The Social Dilemma,” I had the impression that I was supposed to be freaking out over the technological singularity and existential threats to humankind. But wait.
The senators clashed over whether a second term for President Donald Trump would help or hinder the climate but agreed that climate action is necessary.
Someone’s boredom does not make them boring, nor does it suggest a lack of tasks at hand. Rather, it suggests a lack of stimulation and perhaps inclination that can feel relentlessly dissatisfying. There is an irritable restlessness that most find different ways to avoid. But in this oft-avoided discomfort, there exists a potential to get to know yourself a lot better, to learn what you really want.
“Brain Bridges” by Dexter Sterling Simpson ’21 investigates global talent flows, socioeconomic development in the Asia-Pacific region and transnational collaboration.
Our relationship with permanence is shifting much more rapidly. Dusty VHS tapes, DVDs, vinyl records and other forms of outdated media are being replaced by ones and zeros in the cloud services offered by tech giants.
Suri said the biggest advantage of Nooks over Zoom is its user-friendly interface. According to its landing page, Nooks is “the easiest way to host engaging and interactive workshops, classes, conferences and more.”
I think there is something powerful in labeling our experience of this pandemic as a kind of grief. Even if no one in your circle has died from the virus, there is no shortage of material to fuel a sense of loss. When everything’s tallied up, dining out, daily routines, concerts, the gym and hugs have all been suspended.
In an attempt to simulate a portion of the college experience while taking remote classes, many incoming frosh have been in communication with classmates through group chats dedicated to searching for a place to stay in the Bay Area. Some members of the student body have opposed this choice, decrying this behavior as problematic and citing a long history of local gentrification and displacement.
Now with spring and summer quarter instruction behind them, instructors say they have adapted in a variety of ways to online teaching based on student feedback and academic research, ranging from distributing kits to students’ homes to making greater use of Zoom’s features.
Each fellow receives a stipend, workspace and the opportunity to reside for four to seven months at the Academy’s 11-acre campus in Rome, Italy.
The award, granted by the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association (PCB-AHA), recognizes the “most distinguished book on any historical subject” written by a scholar who lives within the 22 states or four Canadian provinces of the Pacific Coast. This is the second award that he has won for the book, following a recognition on the “Financial Times” Best History Books of 2019 list.