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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Dealing with Disappointment

Our final workshop for the Institute for Writing and Mass Media was supposed to be held with Sheri Dew, CEO of Deseret Book.  It was supposed to be one of the biggest networking opportunities that I had ever been offered.  It was supposed to be a lot of things.  But then it wasn't.  There were … Continue reading Dealing with Disappointment

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