Author: TalkNerdy2Me

NSCS Members at UMBC Volunteer with Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc.

The NSCS Chapter of University of Maryland, Baltimore County is working with the Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc.’s (CHAI) Weatherization Day.  The chapter is recruiting volunteers to assist in preparing the homes of elderly citizens for harsh winter conditions.  Volunteers will be installing insulation to reduce energy costs, raking leaves, checking […]

127 Hours with Aron Ralston

Mountain climber Aron Ralston’s appearance at the University of Texas in April was remarkable not only for the story he wanted to share, but because he was still alive to tell it. While exploring Blue John Canyon in southern Utah in 2003, Ralston was forced to amputate his right forearm […]

Yoga: A Chance to Focus on YOU

Spring break had come to a close. It was wonderful: I was able to relax and bake the most delicious food (I know, be jealous). On my return, I decided to revisit my yoga class. I have been going for quite some time, but took a mini-hiatus due to a […]

TOMS: Changing the World Shoe by Shoe

In honor of their recent event, “One Day Without Shoes,” I’ve decided to educate you readers on the wondrous TOMS Shoes (if you’re among the few living in the library and don’t already know what they are). TOMS was developed by Blake Mycoskie in 2006 after a trip to Argentina […]

Freshman Disorientation

Remember freshman orientation? I am suffering from an acute case of freshman disorientation, that overwhelming sense of confusion and anxiety about what the future holds. I need to be honest with myself. I don’t know what I want to do with my life. Actually,scratch that. If we’re being honest, I […]

iTeach for Integrity

Ever since I was a small child I was always taught to dream big. Anytime someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I knew just how to respond. I would say, “I want to be a lawyer,” or, “I want to be a doctor.” Whichever […]

University of Alabama Gives Back to Tuscaloosa

The University of Alabama NSCS Chapter volunteered for the the second annual Hands on Tuscaloosa, Friday- April 8th. Hands on Tuscaloosa is a day of service where students are assigned to service different organizations and areas of town. The volunteers felt that this was a  great way to see the needs of the undeserved […]