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Two players make progress on their expeditions on their side of the board.  At the end of the round, players score points for the missions they attempted.

Board Game Reviews: Lost Cities

May 23, 2020

This week, we are taking a look at Lost Cities, an easy 2-player card game where competitors will be going on expeditions to remote places in the world to score points.  The twist...

A float of the Chicago Bulls’ mascot, Benny the Bull, takes flight in the United Center in 2016. The final week of ESPN’s doc-series, “The Last Dance,” saw the Bulls, led by Michael Jordan and company, win their final championship.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week five

May 19, 2020

The debate has reignited in the past couple days, but I’m sure it has gripped the sports world for the past couple decades: could Michael Jordan’s Bulls have won a seventh...

Small World challenges player to dominate a world that's too small for everyone.  This is the board after a close 2-player game.

Board Game Reviews: Small World

May 15, 2020

It's a world of slaughter after all in the zany Days of Wonder board game Small World, designed by Philippe Keyaerts.  The fantasy-themed game has players control amazons, gian...

It has become common on social media to post pictures of experiences or food.

Post-Quarantine: Effects on social media

May 15, 2020

Everyone is looking forward to the end of the stay at home order and a cure for the global pandemic. However, what will it be like when things ultimately return to normal? Throughout...

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‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week four

May 12, 2020

If you didn’t know, I play basketball —  I have since I was less than eight years old. I’d also be the first to tell you about the importance of strong team leadership, mostly ...

Istanbul is set up and ready to play.  The tiles don't have too many symbols, so the board is not busy.  In addition, the overview cards are very clear.  The only issue with the components is that some of the wooden pieces came chipped.

Board Game Reviews: Istanbul

May 9, 2020

As a merchant in the busy district of Istanbul, you will need to carefully manage your assistants to be more successful than other merchants.  You'll need to fill your wheelbarrow...

The accessories worn with these all-black outfits bring something unique to them.

Cheap Ways to Revamp Your Closet: A breakdown on different accessories to use

May 8, 2020

Another way to spice up your closet in a cheap and easy way is to use accessories. There are so many different types of accessories to use, so here is a breakdown of the different...

I find that FaceTiming a friend while catching up and painting is a great creative outlet while stuck at home.

Try Something New: How art has benefited my life

May 7, 2020

A head made of clay. Dozens of landscapes and portraits. A collage made from construction paper cutouts. These were just a few of the art projects my classmates and ...

The ability to speak two or more languages has favorable advantages towards one's brain.

Benefits of Being Bilingual: Advances for the brain

May 7, 2020

Despite knowing some benefits of being multilingual, many are unaware of the positive effects it can have on mental health.   For most, the reason behind learning new langua...

Adding vegetables such as leafy greens to your dinner is an easy way to incorporate more healthy foods into your diet.

Self-Care Blog: Nutrition

May 6, 2020

Proper nutrition is an essential step to improving your self-care routine. With the rush of completing your daily to-do list, it’s often easier to grab a quick snack and eat w...

During Teacher Appreciation Week, parents and students acknowledge teachers' efforts throughout the school year.

Quarantine Things: The importance of Teacher Appreciation Week

May 6, 2020

What is Teacher Appreciation Week?  Just like the name implies, Teacher Appreciation Week is a week when students and parents take some time to acknowledge the work and effort...

Both Michael Jordan (right) and Scottie Pippen (left) won gold medals at the 1992 Olympics as part of the Dream Team.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week three

May 5, 2020

It’s hard to make it through a school day without seeing a poster of Michael Jordan on a teacher’s wall. The stories of success and failure and game-winning shots are typical...

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