Monthly Archives: May 2011
Can’t Speak Spanish? Sucks For You.
I was so happy to move to Miami. Ecstatic might actually be a more fitting word. Coming from Los Angeles to Miami, I was so excited about going from one diverse city to another. I’m studying Asian Studies, which is … Continue reading
The Loud Silence of Non-existent Optimism
“Nothing” is my enemy. It’s a dark little monster that seems to creep in the night when silence decided to become my friend. Lying in my bed in the dark, I stared at the ceiling while my eyes adjusted. Trying … Continue reading
Use Your Voice: HIV Awareness
In a beige-colored office with flourescent lighting, a woman sits in a chair, clutching her child. Inside she was praying for the health of her baby, praying that it didn’t carry her life-changing disease. HIV had taken over her home … Continue reading
To See Is To Feel: Television’s Impact on Journalism
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Through an image, we can see every detail. Through an emotion on a person’s face or the chaos in surroundings, a picture is a story and a memory forever preserved in … Continue reading
Personal or Factual? Blogger or Journalist?
Now, I know how absurd it might sound by putting “Samuel Adams” and “Blogger” in the same sentence. I’m not here to say that Sam Adams has all of sudden rose from the grave and now has a popular blog … Continue reading