Book Review: “The Go-Giver”

As a result of graduating from college, I have been afforded three things: a bachelor’s degree, a passionate job search, and lots of books. Though I have been “out of  work,” I have been surprisingly busy. Doing what? Well, applying for jobs is my first priority, so I try to apply to at least one … Continue reading

Discussion of Islamaphobia: Beyond Burkas and Bombers

Last night, I visited Pacific Lutheran University (for the first time!) to view a documentary on Islamaphobia put on by the award-winning MediaLab. The documentary, “Beyond Burkas and Bombers: Anti-Muslim Sentiment in America,” told the story of current misconceptions and struggles that many Americans have with understanding Islam and its group of diverse peoples. Also … Continue reading

The Ethics of BP’s Tourism Advertisements

I recently wrote a research paper on the ethics of BP’s tourism advertisements, post oil spill that is. I really enjoyed the relevancy of the topic, but I found that it was really hard to access their public relations strategy without having proof of whether or not BP is being honest and transparent. The main topics … Continue reading

It is time

I just left my last college class. Ever. I thought I would be jumping out of my chair, but I stayed behind and walked home really, really slowly. As I glanced around our quiet campus, I thought, “Is this really it?” The sunset is stunning, and as I walk from Red Square towards the Viking … Continue reading