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Writing my own rules

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I guess I broke every rule there is to blogging, or so I've learned in J-school. It's been a few months since I've posted anything here and it's because I've been worried about sounding smart or writing about things that ...

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Ethics are in the eyes of the beholder

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I’m taking a summer school class at SDSU. Today we talked about journalism ethics and the perception of conflict of interest. I say “perception” because a journalist may or may not actually have a bias or conflict of interest on ...

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Pearl Hart, AKA 'The Lady Bandit's,' legacy lives on in newspapers.

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Pearl Hart, The Lady Bandit, female stage coach robber, famed woman robber. I had a homework assignment in one of my classes last semester where we researched old newspapers. I came across a story about Pearl Hart, which peaked my ...

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A call for transparency to take a leap

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I love having an opinion, and I love voicing it. There’s a difference, though, when it comes to news. I can distinguish the difference between knowing an appropriate and inappropriate time to present a bias. For straight news pieces, I ...

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What is happiness?

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The Dalai Lama says the purpose in life is to seek happiness. If we are unhappy, then we should rearrange our lives so that we are on the path toward happiness, he says. The concept seems simple enough. Even toddlers ...

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Spirituality in Avatar: the cartoon series's

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One of my favorite shows of all time is Avatar: The Last Airbender. In case you’ve never heard of the series, it’s a cartoon that aired on Nickelodeon from 2005-2008. I was not a child when I first watched the ...

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Dorm Denizens

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(Note: I will periodically post my creative writing here. They will be in various stages from raw to edited.) Dorm Denizens By Donna P. Crilly When we place a nickel with a shoe sack, we carve ounces into garrisons. I ...

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Registering to vote should be more convenient

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We live in a world where technology reigns supreme. Because of globalization and the Internet, we have instant access to all types of information. But we move fast. Companies rise and fall within the span of a few years. News ...

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Hipster is as hipster does.

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I went to a house party a few weeks ago. I was small-talking with an acquaintance and the topic of hipsters came up. Apparently, if you blog, ride a bike, read, write, paint, draw, listen to certain music, wear certain ...

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A letter I sent to the CA state legislature concerning CSUs

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Dear [Assembly member Atkins, Senator Kehoe], As a student and senior at San Diego State University, I have undergone economic hardships my entire life. The opportunity for me to attend college and receive a quality education is of utmost importance ...

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Mi casa es su casa

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I tend to amass roommates. Let me explain. On any given morning, I count between five to six people and one cat asleep in my apartment. They’re usually overflow from the apartment below us. We call it The Man Cave. ...

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