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Why Grit is Important in Silicon Valley

While on a plane to Hong Kong last semester, I read what is one of my now favorite books: “Grit” by Angela Duckworth. Duckworth is a psychologist who has spent the last few decades of her life attempting to disrupt. In Silicon Valley terminology, to disrupt means to be innovative and create new meaning to… Read the full article…


Syracuse Hometown Road Trip

I interviewed William Lombardi and Kyle Parkan about their experience on the iSchool Hometown Road Trip in Syracuse. William and Kyle are both seniors majoring in Information Management and Technology. Here’s what they had to say! What drew you toward wanting to go on the Hometown Road Trip? William: I think what drew me toward… Read the full article…





Recapping the 2017 iSchool Road Trip

Road Trips are perhaps one of the most unique experiences offered by the iSchool. They provide the opportunity for students to visit cities such as Boston, Rochester, and New York City, to tour industry heavyweights such as ESPN, NBC, or Condé Nast. These experiences allow students to home in on their career of choice as well as facilitating… Read the full article…


Dos and Don’ts of EntreTech NYC

As I sit to write about my EntreTech experience, it is hard to choose where to focus and write about. The trip was packed full with workplace tours ranging from rented spaces in WeWorks to multiple floors of the Empire State Building. However, as I prepare to write, what I want to share are my… Read the full article…




Peak 2 Peak Recap: Honey, this is Portland!

As I sat in a crowded restaurant and chatted with a Syracuse alumnus, Ken, about his interests and favorite hobbies, he offhandedly mentioned his participation in a local adult marching band. “No way! How did you find an adult marching band? I’ve never even heard of such a thing,” I remarked, assuming that he spent… Read the full article…