I wrote a poem with the LA River in mind, but I also drew parallels between the river and the highways that weave in and around Los Angeles.
Poetry For The 21st Century | The Ocean’s Greetings
Poetry for the 21st Century is an experimental project which aims to produce visual poetry inspired by real adventures from all over the world. These pieces of prose may take place in or around nature, but the mission remains the same. Tell stories that cross multiple mediums to help cultivate more passion for poetry.
What Will Kill the YouTube Star?
The Buggles once sang, “Video Killed The Radio Star.” The Limousines sang, “The Internet Killed The Video Star.” However, as time goes on, and future generations give birth to new inventions, we are left wondering what, if anything, will kill the Internet? After hearing a story earlier this week about a couple of prominent YouTubers, [...]
The Legacy of A Life Online
Facebook has recently been gathering old posts from our early years on Facebook to share with us each day, and has given us the option to share these memories with our Facebook friends to look back on as well. Each day Facebook shows you all of your stories from the same date on different years. [...]
Chapters Of Our Perception
They say that, before we die, our life briefly flashes before our eyes. We get to see a glimpse of the impact that we have left on the earth. As we leave this life we notice all of the people we have interacted with, the people we’ve lost, and the people we have loved. But [...]
While Studying Abroad: Benvenuti in Italia
Today, I woke up to my alarm, grabbed my running shorts, and shoes and left my Italian apartment to go running around the Fiume Arno river. The cool breeze brushed my sleepy face as I tried to take it all in. It was then, even after the fourth morning doing so, that I realized I [...]
#NotAllMen Are Dangerous, But #YesAllWomen Live With That Fear
“Women should not have the right to choose who to mate and breed with. That decision should be made for them by rational men of intelligence. If women continue to have rights, they will only hinder the advancement of the human race…There is no creature more evil and depraved than the human female […] The [...]
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 [...]
Coachella Recap: Weekend 2
Flashing lights, cool sounds and the hot desert. Coachella ended its two-weekend event yesterday with amazing performances from the last line up of artists for the 2014 season, however, it wasn't all cheers and smiles. Unfortunately, Chance the Rapper pulled out of his second weekend performance due to being in the hospital for an undisclosed reason, however, Arcade Fire was the [...]
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 [...]