The Week I Lived Without A Phone

I noticed a change in my behavior that weekend in the woods. I had noticed the crisp air and the clear pale blue sky that sat above the tops of the tall green treetops. I had seen every lizard that hid in the dark cool cracks on fallen logs where dead trees gave way for [...]

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In the Defense of Journalism

As published on Uloop. Facebook, Twitter, videos uploaded from iPhones to YouTube; information comes swiftly speeding all over the globe to reach those thirsty for information. It’s amazing how, within seconds of some major news event, anyone with complete access to the internet can be updated with the knowledge of that event’s existence. Today in [...]

A Tale of Investigative Journalism

I really wasn’t supposed to take any articles other than Opinion’s pieces at my school’s newspaper, The Poly Post, this quarter, but one of the other writers had nudged me to pick up a small Lifestyle piece on a LGBTQ themed art gallery. I figured that I would take the extra story along with the [...]

Wandering Thoughts About Steve Jobs

“Every once in a while a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything. It’s very fortunate if you can work on just one of these in your career... Apple’s been very fortunate in that it’s introduced a few of these.” –Steve Jobs Although I’m a PC girl, the first ever computer that I used was [...]

EnCOMpassing My Life

I woke up this past Tuesday and barely rolled out of bed when the alarm on my phone went off. Why was I up this early? I don’t have class till 3p.m. I had thought to myself and slowly climbed back into bed. I woke up a few hours later and happened to look at [...]