Not to brag, but I made my first book the other day. Two, actually. Along with fellow iSchooler Itza Carabajal, I recently completed a six-week Intro to Bookbinding course at the Austin Book Arts Center, funded by a scholarship opportunity I found through the iSchool Insider listserv. It’s been an enriching experience—I’m now planning to […]Read More
Explores life as a student at the University of Texas School of Information as well as what it’s like living and working in Austin, Texas.
On March 7th, the iSchool’s chapter of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) hosted its first event with its new board members in place, a happy hour followed by the Alamo Ritz’s “Terror Tuesday” 35mm screening of Kim Jee-woon’s 2003 Korean horror movie A Tale of Two Sisters. Happy hour conversations discussed the wide […]Read More
Personally, this was a rough month for me. It’s not something I talked to many people outside of my family about, but my dog and actual best friend Dwight had cancer for a year and we had to say goodbye this month. If you’d like to imagine what my life is currently like, imagine walking […]Read More
I initially wanted to title this written piece “Learning Beyond Walls” but decided against it for the simple reason that I still found myself surrounded by walls even if they were not UT affiliated. When thinking about this more, I found myself still fixated by the idea of walls. We as students oftentimes corner ourselves […]Read More
Ever since the iSchool purchased four 3D printers last fall, I have been experimenting with and learning all about 3D printing. I’ve come across several really awesome ways in which people innovate with this technology, but one stood out to me as a really awesome project for a Christmas present (and also a really cool […]Read More