Emoji, or emoticons, are used playfully among smartphone users. However, Julie Kliegman believes that usage of emoji has more upsides than we ordinarily think. Find out what those advantages are here: http://theweek.com/articles/574931/upside-emoji
The Elders and Youth Conference brings around 1,300 people from all over Alaska “to the Dena’ina Center for two and a half days of traditional dancing and singing paired with conversations about heavy topics like suicide and homelessness” (Hanlon.) This annual event is in its 32nd year and is unique because the Municipality of Anchorage decided […]
Alaina is a first-year considering majoring in Geology. Someday soon she hopes to be fluent in Spanish, German, Greek, and Chinese. Which languages has she studied? Alaina started learning French and Spanish off and on throughout middle-school. She started French in kindergarten, continued in 2nd and 3rd grades. During 3rd grade her teacher was from Japan […]
speakers of any language have the ability to control the level of pitch in their speech. this is accomplished by controlling the tension of the vocal folds and the amount of air that passes through the glottis. the combination of tensed vocal folds and greater air pressure results in higher pitch on vowels and sonorant […]
Quinn Donover (’16) started studying American Sign Language (ASL) two and a half years ago, when she took the ASL ExCo at Oberlin during her first year. The following summer, she took an ASL class at the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, near her house in Philadelphia. The Spring of her third year she studied […]
Ted-Ed presented a video lectured by Emma Bryce about when to use ‘me’, ‘myself’ and ‘I’ three weeks ago. It is always good to examine the accuracy of your language. Are you using them correctly at the right time, at the right place and for the right meaning?