New focus for blog…

Every day, I’ll write about one interesting person I meet or write about. It’ll be a challenge but it’ll motivate me to meet more people and discover all the awesome things they’re doing :] We’ll see how it goes. The end. Continue reading New focus for blog…

Convocation speaker?

Though the student speaker may not have the prestige of Oprah or Justice Anthony Kennedy, the 118th and 119th Comencement speakers, respectively, this position shouldn’t be poo-pooed on. This is the speaker that will welcome, not only the Class of 2013, but their beloved friends and family who must tearfully give away their darling children and let them embark on the best four years of … Continue reading Convocation speaker?

Get your car squeaky clean AND help the environment?

Oh the glorious days when high school organizations had to raise money themselves. carwashes, candy selling, holiday grams, the usual. but by far the most profitable (hours, labor, and materials all considered) were the carwashes. nevermind that your nails were black for days after, those 6 hours baking in the sun “washing” cars earned those clubs a pretty penny. I recall these “good ol’ days” … Continue reading Get your car squeaky clean AND help the environment?

JAWS…

How appropriately titled that women in journalism in the Journalism And Women Symposium would be compared to one of the most feared movie villains of all time. In actuality, at the Multimedia Training today, over 30 brilliant professionals (mostly journalists) who had already succeeded in their respective fields, gathered together to tackle  a commonly viewed villain: MULTIMEDIA! (enter scary JAWS music here) As a 21-year-old … Continue reading JAWS…

Legislate Against Prop 8: Stop the Violence, Stop the Hate!

Marching through White Plaza, while snaking through the Quad, and ultimately while sitting down in the intersection of Palm and Campus Drive, I kept thinking about why I was marching with dozens of other Stanford students, decrying the CA Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Prop 8. Sure, I believe in civil rights for everyone. I believe it’s the Supreme Court’s responsibility to protect the rights … Continue reading Legislate Against Prop 8: Stop the Violence, Stop the Hate!