A Thing About Sacrifice

Whenever I hear someone talking about sacrificing something in their lives, I wonder why they chose to do it.  Whether it was for a personal reason or if they had no other choice, it’s my…

Time and Energy Management (TEM)

The work done by a person in a given amount of time is proportional to the time and energy they have, if you hold their ability level constant. What this means is that in order…

Engineering Recipes: Seafood Doria

The first recipe I ever attempted to emulate, aside from meatloaf, was Katsudon, a Japanese pork cutlet with egg over rice and onions. Although it's a dish that I could make in a matter of…

Editorial

I believe that everyone should experience a leadership role, no matter how small, at least once in their life. As students, as citizens, or as group members, we often like to complain about our instructors,…

Love is a Potato

Photo above courtesy of Google Images Prologue Inspiration for love can come from the falling of autumn leaves upon a stranger’s shoulder or even in a shared cup of tea on a snowy winter day.…

I get it. Marilyn Monroe slept with a…

But she isn't a bad person. I've been thinking about her quite a lot lately. Perhaps it's because winter break just passed and I love me some movie marathons. Perhaps it's because I spend most…

Holiday Conversation

Holiday editorials and opinions commonly diverge into two distinct categories: appreciation or warning. Many will share heartwarming stories of Christmases long ago and the importance of loving those around you; while others will remind you…