People tell me all the time that journalism is dead. That there is no possible way to make it in a digital world with a print background. And you know what I have to say to that? Well, most of the time it involves a lot of yelling, perhaps some crying and a few curse […]
As hopefully everyone knows, obesity is a national epidemic and sadly the bad eating habits have been passed on to younger people, including children. In a time of economic crisis, people are working multiple jobs to pay the bills and therefore overlook healthy eating as a part of their busy day.
I should be considered a superhero. No, seriously. I am not even being arrogant when I say that. At nearly 19 years old I realized I give a lot of myself for the benefit of those who need things more than I do. This all started March 2009, during my senior year of high school.
I make movies look like liars. I do not drink, I do not use drugs, illegal or legal, and my sex life is as nonexistent as it can possibly be. Am I upset by this? Not one bit.
When I think about how many cell phones I have had in my life I am reminded of the story “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” minus the porridge. So instead of being almost eaten I ended up with 12 cellular phones, some of which were not even worth the upgrade.
I am not one to get star struck. One of the first things you learn as a reporter is that everyone is equal, some people have different expertise.
During my freshman year at ULV, I found myself using Facebook as a getaway from homework. In the middle of writer’s block, I would use keyboard shortcuts to open my Facebook homepage.
I hate being alone. No, really. Ask my friends, or look at their phones, which probably have 20 unanswered text messages at this very second. Now at 21 years old, I got lonely.
When my parents first told me that we were going to take a family vacation to Mexico City, I got a nervous feeling in the pit of my stomach.
After being asked to apply numerous times, I finally gave in and volunteered 10 days of my cherished summer vacation to be a girls’ camp counselor in July.