Raising a generation of well-informed, scientifically minded—or, at the very least, scientifically knowledgeable students—is the first step to a self-sustaining cycle of advancement.
I always circle back to watch my dear old friend: “30 Rock.” Now it’s days on Netflix are numbered.
For the last eight years, farmers and fanatics alike have gathered in the Carondelet neighborhood to bask in the sunlight—all in the name of garlic.
Now, all of the grass in the general vicinity of LouFest has been suitably trampled, students have successfully caught up on all the homework they put off and fabric wristbands everywhere, hanging by a thread, have finally fallen off—so you must be hankering for a new show to attend.
Twitter, like almost all forms of social media, initially draws you in with it’s irresistible constant production of tweets, but also lays a trap in which you inadvertently become sucked into a word of politics, clickbait videos and endless arguing.
Let’s be honest, it’s a lot more fun to talk about—and listen to—all of the annoying, aggravating things that professors, friends and family members do. But should you?
At the risk of sounding like a cantankerous old woman, I’m going to make a not-so-bold statement: people should read more.
Growing up, I had all the normal desserts in my lunch box—cookies, cupcakes, even the pre-packaged ones like Cosmic Brownies and Swiss Rolls. There was just one I didn’t have: Twinkies.
The only thing standing between me and total environmental activism is a foot-long grey box.
Next Tuesday, April 4, the city of St. Louis will hold its election for mayor, comptroller and 14 out of 29 board of aldermen seats. Since it seems like Democratic primary winner Lyda Krewson will clinch the mayoral position—and several incumbents or unopposed candidates will fill the aldermen spots—the spotlight shifts to the ballot measures.