Monthly Archives: April 2014

Don’t Take Anything For Granted

My internship has opened my eyes to an industry that I didn’t know existed until I met my supervisor: scholastic journalism . Of course I knew that high schools had newspapers and yearbooks, but while I was in school I … Continue reading

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Confronting The Harsh Realities of Journalism

A difficult truth I have always tried to tell myself not to think about, but that I now have no choice but to examine: Journalists are obnoxiously underpaid. In fact, one of my colleagues, who is a prominent editor, told me he absoluetly … Continue reading

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PR connections in the “real” world

So to speak. Here are the differences I’ve experienced between Allen Hall publications and working for a news corporation. 1. PR people. No longer are they the students I sometimes interact with during 200-student List A and List B courses. … Continue reading

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Anxious? Take a Leap of Faith

Just a few years ago, I had a bad case of anxiety. I would get so nervous about any interaction outside of my comfort zone that would get these knots in my stomach that were so intense I couldn’t eat. … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Like Spring in PDX

Well, here we are in week four. It’s hard to believe how fast this term has sped by. Between interning and fitting classes in between, this has been a very different term than we’re used to experiencing. As I’m here … Continue reading

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Taking on More Responsibility

 Many articles about millennials discuss our entitlement and our desire to work on important projects out of the gate. Although I agree we should temper our expectations, I think it’s important to be assertive. Here are four tips on getting more responsibility… … Continue reading

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A Note on Anxiety

Like any new experience in life, especially if you’re a neurotic stress case like me, the beginning of my internship came with some anxiety. Although I always feel comfortable in the morning on my commute and when I’m actually at … Continue reading

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