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60 scary seconds

My experience in developing and delivering my elevator pitch was an educational one. Aside from presentations for my Spanish class this semester, every other presentation I’ve given I have been allowed to bring notecards with bullet points that help me remember the exact order of my sentences. 279 more words

March Madness

The month of March has been, for me personally, a difficult month. It started nine years ago on my birthday, March 15th. I had moved back in with my parents and was witness to a horrible fight between them where my father verbally accosted my mother. 911 more words


What We Can Learn from the Pink Gang

Published on Flurt Magazine’s website on February 22, 2015

(Photo credit: http://www.theplaidzebra.com)

India’s Gulabi Gang, or the Pink Gang, as they’re more commonly known around the world, has caught the eye of people across the world The women of India’s Pink Gang are famous for the colour of their saris, the bamboo sticks they carry and the justice they bring to their home country. 624 more words


Review: The Great European Disaster Movie, BBC Four

Imagine that you are a young child in an alternate universe, a future world in which the European Union has been disbanded amid popular uprising and economic depression. 1,104 more words


Iris West (2): In a Man's World

– Entry #5 Story Time. Published twice a month. (Follow-up to critique “Iris West: Only a Love Interest.“) –

While we wait for the next… 1,353 more words


Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

I vividly remember the sound of my heels clicking against the wooden floors of the Student Media Center at VCU. It was the first meeting for the school’s newspaper, The Commonwealth Times. 582 more words


Journalism education and democratic practice (redux)

Last week at this time I was in Dayton, Ohio as part of a Journalism Educators Research Exchange group organized by the Kettering Foundation, which is headquartered in Dayton for a discussion about ensuring that college journalism students have a better grasp of how journalism contributes to democracy. 505 more words