Category Features

Daft Punk & Macklemore dominate 56th Grammy Awards

Daft Punk. Lorde. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.  Imagine Dragons. What do these artists have in common? They all won at least one Grammy last Sunday, January 26. The televised award show, complete with performances by favorites Beyonce, Katy Perry, Kendrick Lamar, and more, aired on CBS to millions of excited viewers. Wheaton students scrambled to the Loft […]

Photo Diaries: Alternative Art in East London

This past Saturday, I went on an Alternative London Walking Tour, which showcased East London’s boundless creativity and outlined the history of  the divide between East London and the City of London. East London has a vibrant culture — and, of course, vibrant streets — so there was no way we were going to miss […]

Friday Jamboree: Puppies and Cartoons

Happy Friday! This week involved lots of writing, watching Shameless, and reading Jeffrey Eugenides… as well as trying out new food, such as lamb tangine, and visiting with friends like Kelsey and Teikyo. Look! Anyway, here are some of this week’s links, as well as a Youtube video of The Kooks covering MGMT!

Friday Jamboree: Web Journalists and Abandoned Amusement Parks

Hey everyone. Happy Friday! It’s been a pretty busy week. First of all, I broke my computer this week by splashing water on it, so yeah… I’ll still be active as much as I can be. I’ve given away my computer for it to be serviced, so hopefully it’ll be fine by the next week!

Photo Diaries: Easter in Bath

Hello, new feature! Every week I’ll be posting a few lovely photos I’ve taken in Photo Diaries. Each photo speaks for itself, showing what I’ve done and where I’ve been, but I may leave some commentary. This weekend, I went to Bath, England for Easter with my aunt.

Friday Jamboree: Tube Maps and Sea Lion Cubs

I hope you all are ready for a resurrection of an old regular on Actually Allie, Friday Jamboree! Here, I share with you some of my favorite links that I’ve looked at over the week on my Feedly or otherwise. Sometimes, there’s more on my Twitter, too. Happy browsing!