Splash Biography



KELLY STONE, Cornell Senior studying Communication




Major: Communication

College/Employer: Cornell

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I love reading novels of every genre, creative writing, drawing, painting, and fashion. I'm involved in many clubs on campus in addition to Splash! including: The Cornell Book Review, Rainy Day Literary Magazine, Alpha Phi Omega Gamma Chapter Co-ed Service Fraternity, Her Campus Cornell, Guild of Visual Arts, Students Onto Scholars, Communication Student Advisory Board, Cornell Dept. of Communication Social Media Lab Research Assistant.



Past Classes

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H604: How to Write An Essay & Research Paper! in Splash Spring 2019 (Apr. 27, 2019)
Are you about to start writing your college application essays? Want to write the best paper analyzing "The Great Gatsby" for your English class? Need some tips on how to craft a thesis statement for your research paper? This class will help clarify the basics for all kinds of essay- and paper-writing, in both the humanities and social sciences. Feel free to come prepared with some topic ideas that you would like to write about!


H588: How to Run a Publication! in Splash Fall 2018 (Nov. 10, 2018)
Editing, writing, designing, and more! There are so many different types of publications out there from magazines to newspapers and digital versions too. Here's a crash course about the different roles you can play in a student-run publication and test out your new skills.


H421: Book Reviewing 101 in Splash Spring 18 (Apr. 28, 2018)
Do you love to read and write? Book reviews are the perfect outlet for the enthusiastic reader to get their thoughts out into the world! In fact, becoming a reviewer or blogger creates opportunities for you to get free advanced copies of books. In this class, you will learn about different platforms for publishing your reviews, strategies for writing critical analysis, and creative ways to write for your target audience.


?380: Bookish Social Media in Splash Fall 17 (Nov. 04, 2017)
Do you love reading, watching Youtube videos, and/or taking artsy photos to post on Instagram? This is your chance to combine these fun interests and learn more about the book industry! We will explore a bunch of different online destinations, such as Goodreads, Booktube, and Bookstagram, where you can visit and post your own online content or admire the work of others. Plus, you'll get to use your creativity to come up with your own ideas for a bookish photoshoot!


H302: Reading for Fun! in Splash Spring 17 (Apr. 29, 2017)
A lot of people love to read when they're younger, but once they reach middle school and high school, they become too busy to pick up the books they want. In this class, you will be introduced to some fun, helpful websites and apps that can help you manage your time to fit reading in your schedule and also suggest some new, interesting books. You will also get to share and receive reading recommendations and just talk about the books you love. This is your chance to have a stress-free, interactive conversation about books and fictional worlds with your peers.