That One Time I Started A New Job During A Pandemic

That One Time I Started A New Job During A Pandemic

Today concludes my first week at my new job, and I have to hand it to my new coworkers for somehow managing to flawlessly orientate someone into their office while remaining calm during an influx of news barraged at them about COVID-19.

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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.”

The Biggest Issues Generation Y Faces Today

The Biggest Issues Generation Y Faces Today

As Published In Miss Millennia Magazine Generation Y is unlike any other generation in our history. With a touch of a button, and the switching on of a mobile cellular device, we are instantaneously connected to the four corners of the earth, and can communicate and express our thoughts with the entire world. We have [...]

College: Take It with You When You Go

College: Take It with You When You Go

As published by Miss Millennia Magazine. It’s that time of the year when thoughts of self-reflection and planning for the hot days of summer come rushing like cool fresh water of a rapid river in to your mind. Your anticipation for the future is overwhelming and the possibility of new adventures feel just like the [...]

The Story of Graduation

It was sort of funny, at first, everyone I’ve ever needed to email or talk to  decided to up and leave before I could have a quick chat with them. I wanted the fall 2012 quarter to be my last quarter at Cal Poly Pomona, but instead the school was secretly working their administration magic to [...]

Job Experience Vs. Higher Education

A post from the archives... I had just come home from a long day at work at my minimum wage paying department store job when I was confronted with this question on a website that I had happened to stumble upon: Considering the ever-increasing cost of higher education, and the student loans which many college [...]

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 [...]

Are Internships Worth the Trouble?

As published on Uloop and the Huffington Post As the summer ends and all of the academic universities begin to prepare for the new school year, the students print out their schedules for classes and pack up their last bit of luggage to be hauled along with them to campus. Many of us are searching [...]

You Might Just Be A Psychopath

When today’s generation goes out to have a good evening, an allotted amount of time is set aside for quiet updates to every social media alert available. If they’re at a party they’re recording video for their vlog on YouTube and possible posting a short post about the whole event on their blog. They take [...]