What is My Magic Power?

For a class assignment we had to think about our magic power; what makes us unique and stand out, which for me it is really hard to think about because I do not really think about what makes me stand out (who am I kidding, I only think about myself) (LOL) (jk). Anyways, this is…

Freelancing; Is it right for me or nah?

For this week’s journalism class I had to read “Freelancing as Entrepreneurship and Consulting as Business Models” from “Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship.” This chapter talks about freelancing and a little bit of everything that one has to do in order to be a freelancer. In this blog post, I will talk about If I would like…

How to be a good journalist

“It’s time, Robby! It’s time!” Let’s talk about Spotlight. Spotlight is a 2015 movie starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery, and more. The movie is about The Boston Globe’s “Spotlight” team and its investigation into cases about child sex abuse in the Boston area by several Roman Catholic priests. Now you might be…

Fall Break in Chicago. DAY 2

The second day that we were in Chicago we decided to go to the aquarium. If you have read some of my older posts you know how crazy I am about aquariums and how I love visiting the aquariums in each city I go to.  For brunch, we went to Bohemian House; a beautiful restaurant,…

What I Do in 30 mins With My Brother

We had the opportunity to do a short and fun video for my Photo and Video class, so obviously I decided to annoy my brother and film him. Here are some pictures of the 30 mins we spent together and a short video. Talk about Key and Peele. My brother recently started watching Key & Peele,…

Fall Break in Chicago. DAY 1

Hello, hello, hello. For Fall break this year I got the opportunity to go to Chicago with my best friend, my brother and my aunt, and boy did we have fun. We got to explore, drink, eat good food, and most importantly, spend time together as a weird little family. In this blog post, I…

“Who’s the coolest person in the world?”

After reading “Susan Orlean and the American man, age 10” by Manjula Martin for the Nieman foundation at Harvard I have come to the conclusion that 10-year-olds are hilarious. This article talks about the article that Orlean wrote for Esquire in 1992 about Colin Duffy called “The American Man, Age 10.” It has annotations of Orlean and…

Dealing with loss

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is not easy, and having someone else write about that is not always helpful. However, this is not the case with Tom Friend’s “Dear Nate” article for ESPN, which talks about the life of Nate Fleming, a young basketball player that studied at Oklahoma State University (OSU),…

Pouring My Heart Out

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou I have not always liked writing; I used to hate it actually. I always felt that writing was not my thing because I had to write a lot of papers on topics that I did not like, or did not care…