Feature Friday: William Talbot

This Friday wraps up our 3-week series focused on the members of the Notebook team. Today, we learn about Will. Will is our Accounts and Operations Director! As his bio states on Notebook’s website: William Talbot is a sophomore at Michigan State University majoring in Business Management and minoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the…

TED Tuesday: Creativity and Play

Happy Tuesday! Our TED Talk this week is brought to us by Tim Brown, who is a designer and the CEO of the firm IDEO. He speaks about creativity and play, as the title says, and Notebook has found those two things to go hand-in-hand. As children, it seems the world is our oyster (and…

Feature Friday: Sadie Shattuck

Meet Sadie! Sadie is on the Notebook team as the Vice President of Community Development and Outreach. As her bio on Notebook’s website states: Sadie is a sophomore at Michigan State University, double majoring in social work and arts & humanities. She really enjoys going out into her surroundings, whether it be her hometown or…

TED Tuesday: Passion

Today’s TED Tuesday is about something that the group at Notebook has deemed so important that we have made sure our partners advocate for the same ideas.   Isabel Allende is an author and activist for women’s rights who has written books surrounding feminism, passion, and creativity including The House of Spirits and Eva Luna….

Chipotle Fundraiser THIS Thursday!

  Notebook has had the opportunity, through our amazing Michigan State University satellite club “Notepad” to hold a fundraiser at the East Lansing Chipotle Mexican Grill located on East Grand River Avenue. Notebook will be receiving 50% of profits from 4-8PM on Thursday, September 15th. All you have to do is present this flyer on…

Feature Friday: Thomas Brown Jr.

Happy Friday! This week starts our three-week series of Feature Fridays, where we get to meet all of the members of the Notebook team. Our first week focuses on Thomas Brown Jr., the founder and CEO of Notebook.   As his bio on Notebook’s website says: Thomas Brown Jr. is a student at Michigan State…

TED Tuesday: The Law is Strangling Creativity

As the title signifies, Lawrence Lessig’s TED talk is powerful and important by speaking about how the law and court system in the United States is strangling our people’s ability to be creative. TED, 2007. Lessig speaks about how it is the law not being more “free” to technology that is causing a block in…