Advice for Getting Through Social Distancing & Quarantine

Let's face it, the world is in a weird place right now. Covid-19, more commonly referred to as the Corona Virus, is making its way across nations, infecting people at an outstanding rate, and forcing many countries to call for their citizens to stay at home to reduce the number of infected in relation to available … Continue reading Advice for Getting Through Social Distancing & Quarantine

FEmpowered Documentary: Women’s Bodies and Self-Empowerment

For the past 3 months, I’ve been cast into a project that has challenged me to think critically and push past my own limits as an editor and cinematographer. At the heart of it, (F)Empowered is a documentary created to help young women understand their own place within the larger Feminist Movement that continues to … Continue reading FEmpowered Documentary: Women’s Bodies and Self-Empowerment

Commentary on the Crisis in Journalism: Rise of Fake News in Today’s Media

Fake news and alternative facts have begun to raise in power as the field of journalism continues to be tested to its limits.

Newly elected President Donald Trump and his administration are at the heart of a crackdown on journalism, by calling out a multitude of news organizations on their credibility. The same news organizations that millions of Americans had previously seen as trustworthy. Organizations such as the New York Times, CNN, and the Washington Post are getting scrutinized by President Trump as being outlets that do nothing but spread false claims in an effort to make him and his policies look bad.

POLITICO reporter Keshia Clukey on building up your brand

Readers have many options to find news on a daily basis. Some usually gravitate towards their favorite news outlets and blogs, others will search for specific topics of interest to them, and many people love a recognizable face or reporter to deliver them their daily stories. Keshia Clukey is an established education beat reporter at … Continue reading POLITICO reporter Keshia Clukey on building up your brand

Does Our Vote Matter? Electoral College Versus the Popular Vote

By Jonathan Peters In light of the presidential election on Tuesday, many have been up in arms about Donald Trump winning the presidency while Hillary Clinton received the majority popular vote. This reminded Americans all around the country that it is not about winning each individual citizen’s ballot, but rather it’s a game to win … Continue reading Does Our Vote Matter? Electoral College Versus the Popular Vote

The Rise and Fall of the Tobacco Culture in America

  In 2014, the Center of Disease Control (CDC) reported that 16.8% of all Americans above the age of 18 years old classified themselves as a smoker; a person who has smoked at least 100 cigarettes within their lifetime. The radical shift in the way cigarettes are viewed by Americans occurred about four decades ago, … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of the Tobacco Culture in America