Guests hardly ever believe me when I tell them I live in New York City for two years. How could a raft guide live there? There’s no rafting there. Continue reading New York City? Really?
In a college town that consists of little more than an expanding campus and a run-of-the-mill athletic department, it’s easy to overlook the absolutely excellent events that take place. Outside of the Valley of the Lilies Half-Marathon and 5k, and when Western alum Manteo Mitchell pulled in Olympic Silver at the London Games, there hasn’t been a ton to be proud of in terms of … Continue reading Airport Assault: Road Racing at WCU
“Why do you run?” That question alone is a pet peeve that nearly every runner faces on a constant basis. There are runners all over the world, from occasional joggers to elite runners that can run five minute miles for incredible distances, but the one thing they all have in common is the simple fact that they get out and do it; regardless of reason. … Continue reading Connected Runners: Basno Digital Medals
One of the first apps I got after getting my iPhone was Instagram. I thought filters were fun, I thought it was a brilliant way to connect photographers, all was good. But if you look at my profile, I have a pretty minor 125 photos in the two years that I’ve been on the platform. Maybe it was an attempt to break the habit that … Continue reading Instagram: A Forgotten Friend
It’s been a well established factor of every American’s life since the late 90s that a college degree is required for a halfway decent future. But is that really the case? Gif via Chekovy.tumblr.com As startups and 20-somethings launch their ways through the fog of the saturated job market, it’s left some people wondering if traditional colleges are actually providing an ROI that balances rising … Continue reading College: Is It Worth It?
There is no way that Paige and I are unique to this notion, but we want to know why the honeymoon should end just because it’s time to get back to work and, as everyone else is putting it, the real world? Now just over two weeks married and fresh off our trip to Japan, I’m reflecting on the way we worked our way through … Continue reading The Never Ending Honeymoon