Last week my grad school program ventured to the Big Apple for a cultural immersion. It was probably one of the best weeks of my life. I know that sounds dramatic, but as an arts journalist, it was a total dream come true to be able to do all the things we did. Here is a rundown of the places we saw and things we … Continue reading Arts Journalists Take New York City
A couple weeks ago my aunt, uncle, and cousins sent me the greatest care package ever! For those of you who don’t know, I’m in a year long graduate program in Syracuse, NY and it’s my first time living away from home. I’m loving it here, but it’s always wonderful to know that your family is thinking about you. My aunt really hooked me up … Continue reading The Ultimate Care Package
Last weekend, me and the my fellow arts journalism colleagues ventured to the six (a.k.a. Drake’s homeland) to indulge in multiple films at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was a tiring, but amazing experience. Some of my personal highlights include seeing Anne Hathaway walk the red carpet and sitting in the beautiful Winter Garden Theater. Here are the movies I saw while I was there: Colossal … Continue reading Film Frenzy at T.I.F.F.: Toronto, Ontario
At the end of June, I moved to Syracuse, NY to attend graduate school at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication. I am in a one-year M.A. program for Arts Journalism. This is my first time for a lot of things: my first time living alone, my first time living outside of Michigan, my first time living in an apartment and my first … Continue reading Moving to Syracuse, NY
This past April, I graduated college! Woohoo! I got my B.S. in journalism and apparel and textile merchandising from Eastern Michigan University. Since my plans consisted of packing up and going away to grad school in another state this summer, I decided to have a graduation/going away party at my house. This was my first time throwing a family and friends party at home, but … Continue reading 5 Tips For Throwing The Ultimate Grad Party
During my senior year of college, my fashion major required that I have an internship. Taking 15-16 credit hours, being involved on campus and working in retail part-time didn’t allow for much free time, especially since most fashion internships are unpaid. Luckily, I came across the perfect way to work in fashion, get internship credit and develop my skills in writing, photography and social media promotion. … Continue reading Internship: CollegeFashionista
The Ceremony On Sunday, April 24, I walked across the stage at the Convocation Center and received my Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Apparel, Textiles & Merchandising with a minor in Marketing from Eastern Michigan University. The ceremony was bright and early at 9:30am and it was your typical crowded, chaotic graduation environment. In attendance for me was my parents, aunts and sister. With over … Continue reading College Graduation: Done with this B.S.!