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Teaching Origami to the Elderly

After seeing my 100 year old great grandmother struggle to hold a tea cup, I wanted to teach origami to the elderly to help improve their finger dexterity and short term memory. I organized some of my most memorable visits in the slideshow and separate journals below. Journals: Week 1 Week 8 Week 2 Week 9... Continue Reading →

Why I Love Escape Rooms

My love for escape rooms began when my friend, Michelle, told me about the concept of an escape room in high school. I had never heard about it and was fascinated with the idea. I quickly organized a group of my friends to try out a room at Escape Experts. We made it out with... Continue Reading →

Making an Escape Room at Ericsson

This summer I interned for Ericsson. Upon arriving at my Ericsson orientation, I learned that every year, Ericsson hosts TechCamp for the employee’s kids aged 11-14 years old, and one of the sessions was an escape room. I immediately joined the escape room team and worked hours with my group to design an Avengers themed... Continue Reading →

Making Rice’s First Escape Room

A few weeks ago, an amazing thing happened. After trying for so long to get the CENHS department at Rice to let me build an escape room at Solar Studios, I was finally given permission to use the space. However, I only had one week to make a room, I only had $250 to spend,... Continue Reading →

Origami Lamp

When I visited Japan over the summer, my uncle gave me a large origami book with a lamp set and paper. I decided to make it once I settled down in college so that I would have some nice room décor. I didn't realize how awesome the lamp would turn out to be and how... Continue Reading →

The Beginning of My Childhood Dream

Since I was 12, I dreamed of having an origami business. Every summer I would tell myself that I would get started by making an app or website but I never did until now. Six years later, I'm attempting an origami business through Etsy. I have no idea how to attract customers or how Etsy... Continue Reading →

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