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Thoughts on Sisyphus and Richard Gere in "Chicago."

I haven’t yet read Albert Camus’ The Myth of Sisyphus, but I’m familiar with the essay’s thesis, and the last line has always stuck with me. 258 more words

Conversation Starters

Up The Monitors Magazine

Last year me and my compadres created our own magazine and website named Up The Monitors which covered some of our favourite hip-hop, electronic and indie music. 132 more words

Stuff To Show Off

Sisyphean Struggle

I was at a conference in Chicago recently for science teachers. I was fortunate in that my college, through grant money, was able to pay for me, an alumnus, to go. 702 more words

The Struggle of the Everyday

Sisyphus was a character in Greek mythology. He was punished after death to continually roll a boulder up a hill and as it neared the top it would roll back to the bottom of the hill and Sisyphus would need to try again. 1,171 more words


Need to calm down?

Sometimes I do…and sometimes other people do, too! Be anxious or nervous is normal, right? Last year at a conference, my friend was giving a short talk. 181 more words

Existential Questions

Ruminating about life and its meaning (if any). The age-old existential questions: Who am I? Why am I here? Is meaning external, or internal? Does meaning truly exist, or do we create meaning out of the chaos? 445 more words

Language & Writing

I <3 London: musings of a walking commuter

I’m walking to the office on a non-descript working day, the only sounds in my ears are the beats of my Spotify account. It’s warm and sticky and grey, the city’s essence rejoices in its weather attributes. 610 more words