Practicum – Point Park Globe

This week at The Globe, we worked diligently to put together Issue 5. I had a few essential responsibilities this week. My first was to run the pitch meeting at 2:40 p.m. at the Center for Media Innovation. Emily Bennett, editor-in-chief, usually runs the meetings, but had a prior commitment. As second in command, I…

Personal Spotlight: Losing My Wallet in Amsterdam

Though I’ve been publishing a lot of my writings, I haven’t really told any of my personal experiences.  To put a face on my blog of the girl behind the keyboard, I’m going to tell you the story about the time I lost my wallet in a foreign country and the search that ensued to find…

Check Out These Bloggers

The Carly Collective: Linocuts Carly Casey is a fellow blogger in my Multimedia class.  I found her post about lino-cutting, an art form that involves carving linoleum and using pieces to stamp ink on paper or fabric.  She included a thorough description of each step in the process.  I thought the visual elements of the post really…

Activity Spotlight: Hiking

Hiking is one of my most treasured pastimes.  The benefits of this activity are overwhelming.  Hiking gives you the ability to exercise, explore, and take in the beautiful aspects of a natural setting.  One of the high points of getting out on trails is the calm sense of mind the woods instill.  I love the…

Concern for Climate Change

Editorial: With 2016 being adorned the title “hottest year on record,” climate change has become a serious issue facing the human race today.  Due to rising levels of carbon monoxide and other greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, temperatures are rising across the globe at a consistent rate.  There is overwhelming scientific evidence regarding this matter,…