The Drive-Thru Theater Adventure

The Drive-Thru Theater Adventure

With everyone holding up in their homes, technology has become the tool that is keeping us united. However, it REALLY would have sucked if this happened back when I was poking people on Facebook, hanging tacky wall flair.

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Life Lessons From The Snowy Desert

Life Lessons From The Snowy Desert

It’s been eleven years since the first and latest time I had to bypass the grapevine heading south to avoid a snowstorm.

Why I Don’t Tell People To Go To College Anymore

Why I Don’t Tell People To Go To College Anymore

The heavy breath was shaky as it struggled to push out words that were too nervous to reach my ears. There was a brief pause before my friend revealed her confession. “Jas, I don’t think college is for me.”

Radio Talk Shows and Internships: The Importance of Using Post Secondary Resources Before Entering the Job Force

Radio Talk Shows and Internships: The Importance of Using Post Secondary Resources Before Entering the Job Force

I ended up getting the chance to sit down and speak with a professional contact, whom I met while working on a research project for graduate school, on her online podcast, “Operation Community Stimulus.” The show takes the time to interview community nonprofits and business owners who give advice to college students and young working [...]

Coloring With Crayons And Growing Up

Coloring With Crayons And Growing Up

A friend had recently called me in a panic to voice her concerns about the near future. I answered my ringing phone and spoke through the confines of a smile. “Hey, what’s up?” “I don’t want to grow up.” I felt a slightly irrational sense of fear creep up from the other end of the [...]

Why Tom Hanks And I Agree That Community College Should Be Free

Gone are the days when young adults didn’t need a high school diploma to get a great job. Many job requirements call for a diploma along with on the job training, a bachelor’s degree, some form of certification from a trade school, or an associate’s degree from their candidates. It is because of this that [...]

Stormageddon and Rainy Days

“They’re calling it ‘Stormageddon,’” she said while scrolling through her Twitter feed. “Oh dear, now people are thinking the drought is over.” I laughed as she scrolled. I heard the rain over the phone where she was at in the Central Valley just as the rain began to fall over Southern California. It had just [...]

“W” is for Waitlisted

The Thing About These Recent Tuition and Fee Hikes For Education The estimated costs of attending college in the University Of California school system for undergraduates during the entire 2013-2014 academic school year was $36,078. With estimated costs for books and supplies at $1,500, living costs at $13,800, personal and transportation costs at $2,200, and [...]

The Real Trouble With Parking On Campus

“As of 2013, there were a total of 8,640 student parking spaces on campus…Enrollment for the fall 2013 semester was 38,325,” according to information gathered by The Daily Titan. After looking at the numbers one sees that there clearly is an issue. The campus is aware that The Daily Titan has covered the topic of [...]

Things I Have Learned From Blogging

Things I Have Learned From Blogging

Sometime in 2009 I sat down at a computer, created a Blogspot account and began publishing posts to the web. At the time, the recent economic downturn and cuts to higher education fueled the fire for Jasmine on the Issues, and then a couple of years later, my interest in telling stories led me to [...]