Archive for Emily Kelley

Notions of a graduating senior

Notions of a graduating senior

Posted On: April 12, 2013

Memory is a funny thing; you can neither control nor predict what will stick with you. As graduation [...]

We’re addicted to technology, but we don’t need school-sponsored rehab

We’re addicted to technology, but we don’t need school-sponsored rehab

Posted On: April 01, 2013

As I write this article, I will check my email at least three times and check my phone [...]

Communication is changing, but does our privacy have to?

Communication is changing, but does our privacy have to?

Posted On: March 22, 2013

We put a lot of faith in the notion that anything saved online behind a username-password combination is [...]

The danger of giving needless merit aid

The danger of giving needless merit aid

Posted On: February 26, 2013

The definition of the word “merit” is just vague enough that many — but not all — schools [...]

Forgetting how to have a conversation

Forgetting how to have a conversation

Posted On: February 14, 2013

The best conversations go back and forth. The two parties listen to each other before answering. This sounds [...]

The value of a college education

The value of a college education

Posted On: January 21, 2013

A recent report from Pew Charitable Trusts gives cause to restore our faith in earning that degree. The [...]

Why having the world at our fingertips will harm our ability to think in depth

Why having the world at our fingertips will harm our ability to think in depth

Posted On: December 03, 2012

Our ability to wonder is fading away. With the exception of the ocean’s depths and the unknown stretches [...]

Liberal arts and the real world: A vocational degree isn’t necessary for success

Liberal arts and the real world: A vocational degree isn’t necessary for success

Posted On: October 22, 2012

With the competition for post-college jobs getting fiercer each year, students are piling on the work and extracurriculars [...]

What we lose by using technology

What we lose by using technology

Posted On: September 20, 2012

I hate technology. Although it’s made everything more efficient, it’s saved lives, and I probably wouldn’t be alive [...]

Four reasons why summer internships are still a worthwhile use of time

Four reasons why summer internships are still a worthwhile use of time

Posted On: September 13, 2012

Most college students don’t find summer internships valuable in terms of real-world work experience, according to a recent [...]