Las Vegas

The final stop of the USASF summer tour was Las Vegas for NACCC. Since I don’t talk much about the work side of cheerleading here I’ll focus on the play. We saw Maroon 5 perform a couple songs, David Copperfield’s show, spent a night at 1 OAK, and attended Hip Hop International’s championship.

University (of Kentucky) Will Sue Its Own Student Newspaper For Reporting On Sexual Assault Case

Buzzfeed published University Will Sue Its Own Student Newspaper For Reporting On Sexual Assault Case, making me disappointed in my alma mater.

A Letter to All Who Have Lost in This Era by Anand Giridharadas

Anand Giridharadas presented A Letter to All Who Have Lost in This Era as a TED Talk.

Random Summer Photos

Here are a couple random photos from the summer. One from Greek Fest in Memphis, one at a gas station someplace in Tennessee, and the third a questionable parking spot I saw on the way to the doctor.

Meaning & Purpose

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”

‘How’s Amanda?’ A Story of Truth, Lies and an American Addiction

The Washington Post published ‘How’s Amanda?’, a self described “story of truth, lies and an American addiction”.

Why You Think You’re Right – Even if You’re Wrong by Julia Galef

Julia Galef presented Why You Think You’re Right – Even if You’re Wrong as a TED Talk, reminding us to see things for what they are, not what we want them to be.