Music

“This is Berk”- A Musical Analysis

This is Berk         “This is Berk” composed by John Powell on March 23, 2010. I wanted to do some research and discover why I gravitate towards this particular song out of all John Powell’s scores from the How to Train Your Dragon movies. The rest of his compositions are wonderful but this one is… Continue reading “This is Berk”- A Musical Analysis

Life

Sharing Truth and Hope Amidst my University

Zoom. Screech. The airplane wheels touched the runway with a resounding zing. I was here. College. It was real. With my dorm room all cozied up and my stack of books and sketch journals stashed on my shelves, I was ready for learning. Little did I know that the few days ahead of campus touring… Continue reading Sharing Truth and Hope Amidst my University

Articles · Life

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Is it a Discourse Community?

Today, I decided to share another paper I wrote for a college writing class. I figured because BJJ is so much a part of my life, sharing some of my research and findings on the subject would be helpful for those who don't know what Brazilian jiu-jitsu is. (If you are considering doing a martial… Continue reading Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Is it a Discourse Community?