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Did Clinton Damage “Glass Ceiling”?

To say that this year’s race for president has been historical is an understatement. Not only did we have an African American candidate, but we also had a female candidate. With Hillary Clinton having officially suspending her campaign this weekend, one question that has come up is, how far have women truly come in this […]

Clinton ends historic bid, endorses Obama

After a long campaign–one that many thought should have been over long ago (me not being one of them)–Hillary Clinton’s journey towards becoming President of the United States has ended. Instead she has chosen to back Barack Obama. According to the Associated Press, “Hillary Rodham Clinton has ended her historic quest for the presidency and […]

The impact of technology on our lives through song and spoken word

This quarter has been all about how technology is taking over traditional newsrooms and extending it out into the general public. I got a little curious about how technology is affecting people in other places besides the newsroom. So, being the typical college student, I went on YouTube to see what I could find.

Job prospects for the graduating class of 2008

Graduation for me is just around the corner (literally…I’ve got a little over a week) and in some ways I’m ready and other ways I’m not. On the one hand, I’m more than ready to be done with school; to say that I’ve got a case of “senioritis” is an understatement. But on the other […]

Clinton Claims Victory in Puerto Rico Primary Race

With many thinking and assuming that it’s all over for her where the race for the White House is concerned, Hillary Clinton is showing us that she is able to bounce back–especially after comments she made concerning Robert Kennedy’s assassination, which can be seen here. According to Adam Nagourney of the New York Times, “Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton won […]

The responsibilities of the “fifth estate”

Ethics. Morals. Principles. Call them what you will, but in the world of journalism, they all pretty much boil down to act the same way: as a guide we journalists follow to help us make decisions about what to write or not to write as well as how we want our work to be perceived. […]

Macbook Air: Are you the one for me?

So, for those of you who’ve been reading my blog semi-regularly (Hi Kathy!), you’ve probably figured out that I’ll be graduating soon and am a bit wary about entering the worderful world of journalism, especially with how difficult is becoming to find a job and whatnot. As a graduation present, my parents said that they […]