• Doris Liou

    song to song

    the case for movie scores

    March 16, 2017
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    I get a fair share of funny looks when I say my favorite song of all time is “Test Drive” from the How To Train Your Dragon score. It’s a far cry from the genres typically associated with one’s favorite music, but something about this John Powell masterpiece struck me the first time I heard […]

    music of emotion

    the case for movie scores

    March 16, 2017
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               I get a fair share of funny looks when I say my favorite song of all time is “Test Drive” from the How To Train Your Dragon score. It’s a far cry from the genres typically associated with one’s favorite music, but something about this John Powell masterpiece struck me the first time I […]

    27 Beauty Marks

    to love and be loved

    March 5, 2017
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    When you were 14 years old, you counted 27 beauty marks on your body. You told yourself that you would one day find someone who knew this number by heart, and they would tell you that their favorites were the ones scattered haphazardly across your face (the same marks that got you teased in the […]

    Stacks Shelver

    finding meaning in a summer job at the Rock

    February 23, 2017
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    When you apply for a job, one of the most important things to do is to sound as excited as possible. Some effective phrases may include: “I’ve always wanted to work in an environment like this!” “The opportunity would be life-changing!” or “This is a way for me to really challenge myself!” However, when I […]

    Coming Out

    a sexual self-portrait

    October 5, 2016
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    Oh God, here it comes, the moment I’ve been putting off for months, when I have to tell people that I’m not what they think I am, what I’ve been pretending to be. The worst part is afterwards, when they’ll feel like I’ve been hiding something from them for years, but I’ve just gotta grit […]