Kathleen Wassell's Blog

I'm a double-major in Computer Science and Creative Writing, hoping to combine the two into educational video game design.
Reading, writing, swimming, juggling, playing video games, participating in National Novel Writing Month, writing Humans versus Zombies missions.

C'mon, it's like, one TV show

November 8, 2013

As CS Education Week approaches , people are proposing all sorts of ways for programmers of all ages to start coding. Knowing how to code is a useful thing. It teaches you critical thinking skills. It helps make shiny new websites. It might get you a pretty high-paying job. And if ...

Returning to Co-op!

October 30, 2013

Now that the NCSU enrollment window has opened, everyone has next semester on their minds. While I don't quite feel like it's the time to worry about that (I've still got 6 weeks before finals, dangit!), I have nevertheless already registered for classes. Well, class. I'm ...


September 24, 2013

Hello all! It's time for another fun and exciting year of reminding Veronica to assign blog posts! This semester, I'm back from my co-op rotation at Tekelec-now-Oracle, and I'm busier than ever trying to take on software engineering. (If you feel the need to pity, this is ...

Can We Do This?

November 7, 2012

So, I just finished reading two interesting articles on One Laptop Per Child, an organization that aims to give computers to underprivileged kids in third world countries, in the hope of giving them a better education. The articles I read are at http://mashable.com/2012/10/29/tablets-ethiopian-children/ and ...

Enrollment Just Went Out the Window!

October 19, 2012

It's that fun time again, where everyone is scrambling madly to plot out their lives and enroll for classes. After several hours, multiple index cards, and two separate flowcharts, I settled upon a schedule that would enable me to make satisfactory progress toward both of my majors (no small ...