Refuse Refuge or Not?

{This blog post is not about the Institute for Writing and Mass Media, but it is my final project for the class} The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines "refugee" as a person who flees a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution.  Unfortunately, in light of recent events, the word "refugee" seems to mean something completely different … Continue reading Refuse Refuge or Not?

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Biting the Big Apple

Biting the Big Apple

The air is cold.  I am bundled up from head to toe trying to stay warm as I video chat with my dad while I am walking the streets of New York City.  I can't believe I'm actually here.  My classmates and I are on our way to Yahoo!'s headquarters to attend a Yahoo! employee exclusive interview with Katie Couric.  I … Continue reading Biting the Big Apple