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My name is Bekah and I am a sophomore here at Butler. I am an Art + Design major and love sewing and being creative. I also love dancing (I'm on dance team!), eating cereal, and shopping at Target.

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Live a Creative Life

Happy Friday to all. With registering for next semester’s classes around the corner, I have been thinking about what classes I need to take, and also what I want to do with my life. Thinking about what I want to do with my life only reaffirmed what I already knew: I have no idea what I want to do once I graduate. Although that is incredibly terrifying, I also think it’s incredibly exciting, especially studying the arts.

I’m an art + design major with a minor in English creative writing and digital media productions. I studied art all four years in high school, and I literally cannot imagine myself doing anything else with my life. I simply would not be happy. Although my art is something I am confident in, this is my first semester with these two minors, and to be honest, it really scares me. I have some academic experience with digital media, but next to none with creative writing. Because of this, I am particularly scared to be an English minor. I have always loved literature and writing, but it’s not something that I ever considered myself to be good at. I’m still not really sure if I’m good at it. I honestly feel way over my head minoring in something that requires so much specialized thought and creativity. I feel like everyone else in the program is supremely talented and I’m just pretending like I can keep up with them. 6a00d8341c4fdf53ef0120a8de5875970b-800wi

The fact that I’m so scared to pursue creative writing makes me want to pursue it even more. The fact that I have so much to learn, and the fact that I will have to challenge myself creatively to succeed, excites me beyond words. That’s how I felt about my art at first as well, and after actively studying it for the past five years, I feel confident in it. This makes me think that I’ll (hopefully) feel like this about writing in the future. On top of the fear of studying something creative, I’m also a little frightened that I don’t know what I want to do once I graduate. I’m not frightened by this in a serious, quarter-life crisis kind of way, but in a I have the power to shape my future and that is overwhelming kind of way. I think it is especially scary thinking about the future as someone studying various artistic subjects because the arts are much more uncertain as far as careers go. I literally have the power to create whatever I want artistically, and that is scary. It’s intimidating to think that a story I write, or a painting I make, or a logo I design could be well enough received by a large group of people that I could make a living from it. Literally anything I think up in my brain could support me for the rest of my life. How freaking rad is that?! That is totally awe-inspiring to me.

I am sort of rambling here, but I suppose the point is, if you are pursuing a career in the arts, or thinking of pursuing a career in the arts and are unsure of if you should do it or not, you should go for it. Honestly, it is probably what makes you most happy, and if you get as excited as I do thinking about all of the directions and possibilities your art can take you in, you really have no choice but to pursue it. Life is supposed to be scary and uncertain, so you might as well be happy while you’re doing it.

Have a great weekend and thanks for reading :)

iPhone Mania

Happy Thursday everyone! It seems as if everyone and their mother has been talking about the iPhone lately. Between the new iPhone 5s, 5c, and the new iOS7 upgrade, everyone is hooked on the latest apple technology. Although I have no iPhone experience (I have a flip phone), constantly hearing about this new technology and upgrades got me curious, so I did a little research.

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iPhone 5c

Highlights from my research revealed that the iPhone 5s features a fingerprint detector to recognize that it really is you using your phone. No more need for a password. It is also the first phone in the world with 64-bit architecture. Now, I’m not sure anyone really knows what that means, but it sure sounds good doesn’t it? Another new iPhone is the 5c. Apparently the “C” stands for color, because according to the Apple website, this phone is essentially the iPhone 5, but just looks different. And finally, everyone seems to be freaking out over the iOS7 upgrade. From what I understand, this upgrade makes the look of your iPhone sleeker and simplifies some of the tasks it already performs. Since I obviously don’t know much about what the upgrade entails, check out more info on that here.

Personally I think that iPhones are a little excessive, and these new versions and upgrades only further my belief. Do we truly need to have a finger print detector on a cell phone? Absolutely not. Will people go bonkers thinking that is an essential thing they need? Absolutely yes. My flip phone and I have been going strong for about 4 years now and I don’t plan on letting go anytime soon. I will just sit back and observe as the rest of the world becomes robots and still have the satisfaction of angrily slamming my phone closed at the end of a frustrating conversation.

P.S. Come to Starbucks tonight at 7 p.m. for a free Coyote Armada concert. Also, free food. And stop by the Volunteer Center in the front of Atherton and write down your passion and wear it around all day for Passion Project Indy.

Have a great end of the week and thanks for reading :)

New Blog?!

Happy day everyone! Since it is now officially summer, my blogging duties for Butler University get a little breaky-break. Since this blog is through the Office of Admissions, and there is no school happening right now (quite obviously), my blogging duties are on hold until school starts up again. I know what you’re thinking…”WHAT? She’s done blogging for the whole summer?! How will I ever carry on without Bekah’s wit and insight three times a week?! Ohhh the humanity!!!!” Well, don’t fret my dear readers. I started up a blog specifically to keep up with during the summer so everyone is happy. You’re welcome.

Prior to keeping this blog this year, I never kept up with a blog for fun, just ones I had to make for school. Well, by golly I loved blogging so much that I decided to make a new blog to keep up with during the summer. I don’t have anything on there yet, but I am going to blog on there at least once a week, and I plan on posting any vlogs I do on there as well, so I’m not out of your lives yet. I will post the link below if you are interested in reading some more of my blog posts.

THE LINK TO MY BLOG IS RIGHT HERE. CLICK ME!

Thank you so very much for reading throughout this past school year, and feel free to scroll through and read all of my hilarious and inspiring (I’m like, really humble) posts from this year.

Oooh, summer.

Have an A+ summer, and thanks for reading :)