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Music challenges artists to manipulate genre

Al Solecki, columnist
May 4, 2017

“Music is it’s own language,” my dad used to say, “and fluency means knowing the translations.” It makes sense; we can all relate to the idea that some things are just better said through music....

Math administers more than pure calculations

Al Solecki, columnist
March 17, 2017

Good for you! You’ve voluntarily begun reading something that has the word “math” in it! Honestly even getting this far is a feat. Go you! Obviously some people truly love math, and that’s awesome,...

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Dungeons and Dragons teaches life lessons, encourages creativity

Al Solecki, columnist
February 10, 2017

Dungeons and Dragons. Whether you secretly judge the pastime or are a fervent participant on game nights, it’s probably fair to say you know about the nature of the game. Or… do you? Odds are, if...

Illustration by Al Solecki

Prioritizing time for passions necessary for happiness

Al Solecki, columnist
December 16, 2016

The circle of life: a common phrase not intended to mean your personal life has to spin endlessly in a monotonous and trying series of repetitive motions and scheduled irrelevancies. And yet, here we are! On...

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