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Losing a Best Friend: The Importance of Listening

By Shantall Prado, published on Apr 1, 2014

According to the Ted Talk “Connected, but Alone?” by Sherry Turkle, technology is being used as a form to escape from each other. This is creating people who are connected but feel lonely. As Turkle claimed, ‘[...] no one is listening [...] we are expecting more from technology and less from each other.’ What she means is that we are relying on technology to help us with our problems rather than our friends. In a world where people are being brought together, losing a best friend can create devastating results, making this loss extremely difficult.

Breaking up with a best... (more)

Tags: friends, technology, lonely, listening

A Night at the Ballet: The San Francisco Ballet- Cinderella

By Shantall Prado, published on Mar 22, 2014

The production of Cinderella was beautifully composed and choreographed. Yet all the dance moves would be nothing without the hard and diligent work of the composer, lighting and special effect teams. Cinderella shows great craftsmanship and comes together to reveal a lovely story of a child growing up under harsh conditions to flourish into the beautiful character that is Cinderella.

The production of Cinderella debuted in San Francisco and was choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. It was an amazing display of creative techniques, use of props and striking music. Cinderella was played... (more)

Tags: san francisco, ballet, theater, cinderella, christopher wheeldon

Tailoring Personal Fashion for Work

By Shantall Prado, published on Mar 20, 2014

Entering the workforce can be a scary and an exciting new experience. Your life is changing, and with change comes a new wardrobe! Torn jeans and Toms are no longer considered appropriate, and slacks and collared shirts have come to stay. Adjusting can be a difficult transition and finding a balance between your personal style and company policy can be stiffening. Here are some tips that may help you find your balance.

Accessorizing is key:

Try finding a good mixture of your personal style and what other coworkers wear. Try a slightly more conservative version or your regular... (more)

Tags: fashion, advice, young adult, new job

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