Ashley's Assessment, Basketball

Kyle Korver Continues to Be More Than a “Basket Maker”

The first piece I ever wrote as a sports writer was for FanSided’s Chicago Bulls blog, Pippen Ain't Easy. To no one's surprise, the subject of my article was Kyle Korver. He had easily become not only one of my favorite Chicago Bulls but one of my favorite NBA players. The piece was titled “Kyle… Continue reading Kyle Korver Continues to Be More Than a “Basket Maker”

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Book Bonanza, Twin Trio Takes

Twin Trio Takes: It’s Kind of a Funny Story (Novel)

This post was written in honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. The following post contains spoilers for the novel It’s Kind of a Funny Story, which discusses suicide. If you are struggling with your mental health, please check out the resources at the end of this post. Book Information… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: It’s Kind of a Funny Story (Novel)

Amanda's Analysis, Fashion, Styling Sessions

Styling Sessions: Graduation Whites

Welcome to Styling Sessions! In this blog post series, Amanda chooses an outfit/clothes for each member of The Twin Trio for a certain event or occasion. With graduations and commencement ceremonies happening, Amanda has chosen three white dresses/rompers for Ashley, Carly, and herself. White is a common and traditional color for graduation dresses, although I’m… Continue reading Styling Sessions: Graduation Whites

Other Opinions, Twin Trio Takes

Twin Trio Takes: Favorite TWLOHA Merchandise

This post was written in honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. If you are struggling with your mental health, please check out the resources at the end of this post. One of our common interests in To Write Love on Her Arms, a nonprofit organization that’s “dedicated to presenting… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: Favorite TWLOHA Merchandise

Other Opinions, Twin Trio Takes

Twin Trio Takes: Illinois Alumnae Q&A

This post was written in honor of the University of Illinois' 2018 commencement ceremony and the one-year anniversary of our own commencement from the university. What’s your favorite memory as a student at U of I? Ashley: My favorite memory while at U of I was definitely when Jamie Tworkowski, founder of the nonprofit organization… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: Illinois Alumnae Q&A

Ashley's Assessment, Other

Lasting Lessons From My Favorite Teacher

This post was written in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. Thank you to all of the teachers out there for dedicating their lives to teaching, shaping the minds of, and helping the next generation. When I was a little kid, I wanted to be a teacher. It was the first job I remember ever wanting… Continue reading Lasting Lessons From My Favorite Teacher

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Twin Trio Takes: Dream Europe Destinations

This post was written in honor of May 9 being Europe Day. None of us has ever been to Europe, but we’d all love to go there someday. So we thought it’d be fun to do a post about what we’d like to do/see in Europe, but we didn’t want to include all of the… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: Dream Europe Destinations