Open Campus

Open Campus is defined, at least in the States, as the opposite of Closed Campus, and is frequently applied to high schools during the lunch period.

If a school has an Open-Campus rule, students are allowed to leave campus to eat lunch. If the school is Closed-Campus, students must receive an excuse in order to leave the school for lunch.

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[Tour of Israel Part 4] Masada Without Incident

Friday, June 9 / יום שישי, 15 סיון

After a restless sleep, I was awake at 06:45. Just like six years ago, I had a restless night prior to Masada, but this will NOT have the same aftermath — there will NOT be a SPLAT! I donned my Taglit shirt and some shorts, and had breakfast downstairs. I was not thrilled with the cheese that I tried, and given last night, played it a little conservatively with my food choices. A long day is ahead, and I wrote this paragraph when I was in the airport, at 23:40. In other words, GIDDYUP!

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From Interviews to Mini-Courses (JMM II)

This is Part 2 of four of my Joint Mathematics Meetings journal. You can find Part 1 here.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

A new day began at 06:15 for me. I would have woken up later, but both Matt and Andrei had gotten up earlier. This allowed me to do some journaling after getting up, though. But first, I had some more snacks (chocolates and cookies, as well as the apple from yesterday). I equipped my suit again, this time with a white button-down shirt, and my “mathematics” tie. I don’t know how much my appearance really matters in this sense, but I might as well look the part!

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Extroverted introvert?

A couple of weeks ago, I followed the blog “The Other Side of Regular,” after the writer followed me, and the first post I read inspired me to write something.

In her post “Kurrently Unaveylabol,” she considered the difficulty of being introverted and needing “me time” in the society where everyone is connected and always in communication through cell phones, e-mails, and whatnot. The emphasized term, “extroverted introvert,” gave me an idea for a post. So, without further ado, let me reflect on it as I see it.

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