Earlier this month, ocean conservation nonprofit Oceana sued the administration for its failure to address and protect the dusky shark. Dusky sharks are found throughout world waters, including off of Cape Cod. Considered to be highly migratory, these sharks can live upwards of 40 years but do not reach sexual maturity until they’re about 20, […]Read more "New Dawn for the Dusky Shark"
Once again, I’m back at school. As you can tell by my punctuation, I am super happy about this. To be fair, my classes this semester are fantastic (actually not being sarcastic). My art history professor may be one of the most real professors yet, and my investigative reporting class is … well I can’t […]Read more "Almost the final countdown"
A video has surfaced of a photographer for ESPN, Timothy Tai, being confronted by students and now an apparent faculty member as he tries to photograph the #ConcernedStudent1950 protests at the University of Missouri. As a journalist, this is beyond infuriating. Tai is simply trying to do his job, to as he puts, “I’m trying […]Read more "The First Amendment and the University of Missouri"
Last night I finished A House in the Sky, a memoir by Amanda Lindhout with help from Sarah Corbett. This is an unbelievably inspiring story that focuses on humanity, forgiveness, and the will to live. Amanda’s story is horrifying. Being kidnapped while in Somalia as a freelancer with her friend/ photographer Nigel, she is raped, […]Read more "A House in the Sky"
Ahh, internship application season. Cue the scuttle to market myself to some of the country’s top newspapers and publication. Daunting, to say the least, that my work will be read (and judged) by some of the top editors in the business. A few applications have asked for personal essays, giving me a chance to standout […]Read more "To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter"
After Newtown shooting, mourning parents enter into the lonely quiet – Eli Saslow I’m not entirely sure the last time I cried reading an article was, but today was a battle against my tear ducts at my desk. This isn’t a new story, but it is one that has faded from the collective American consciousness […]Read more "Gun control and the collective American consciousness"
The other day I learned about the Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship and I got the tight knot in the pit of my stomach. I have already missed the internal Northeastern deadline with the national deadline looming in the near future, but I had to apply. A process that takes months, I decided I’d […]Read more "Why not"