At the close of my second year at University, it is clear to see that I am a completely different person to the shy and intimidated student that first arrived in Cardiff in 2014. 770 more words
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Perhaps the most interesting aspect of Words of Witness, Mai Iskander’s compelling account of the aftermath of Egypt’s 2011 revolution in Tahrir Square that led to the resignation of 30-year dictator Hosni Mubarak, is as a fascinating account of the cultural construction of knowledge and the mediatization of this process in the digital age.
Special Collections and Archives has launched its new Resource Guide for the First World War era.
While the library’s circulating book collections relating to the First World War cover about 10 shelves, in Special Collections and Archives we have another 10 shelf metres of contemporaneous reference sources: printed, ephemeral, and archival material produced in the period 1914-1920. 247 more words
“You going to sell poems on the sidewalk?” my Midwest doctor-father joked when I moved to Manhattan to get my MFA.
I’ll show him, I thought. 866 more words
Well, I did it.
I survived my first semester majoring in journalism.
I may not know exactly what kind of journalist I want to be (definitely no ‘gossip’ or ‘celebrity entertainment’ for me) but I have a fair idea of where I’m headed – foreign correspondence or political reporting, but definitely another year of study first, honours or post grad. 1,234 more words