Category: Journalism

Hong Kong Travel Diary

Stay tuned for my Hong Kong food diary, coming soon on my food blog!

This August, I spent a weekend in Hong Kong. I met up with my friend Natalie, who showed us the best food and deals.01ab1bbdab81d5b997528f35638f86e1e267a7eb72

This travel diary contains an introduction to Hong Kong and its fast-paced lifestyle, basic transportation tips, haggling tricks, and more! Continue reading

My experience at the Collegiate Network’s 2015 Editors’ Conference

FullSizeRender (95)This past weekend, 80 college-range students gathered at Bryn Mawr College, located just outside of Philadelphia, for the Collegiate Network’s annual Editors’ Conference, to learn more about how they could take their university publications above and beyond. Continue reading

Helen, Georgia: Mini Travel Diary

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Helen, Georgia is one of the state’s hidden treasures, veiled about an hour and a half’s drive away from downtown Atlanta, up near the Blue Ridge Mountains where cell coverage gets spotty and the radio staticky. Continue reading

Little steps: Reducing our environmental footprint

The Centennial Solar Panel System, installed in 2011, was the project of students from Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) and the Northwestern Sustainability Fund (NSF). It generates about 20,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per year.

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On Northwestern University’s campus, efforts are underway to increase the university’s energy efficiency and overall environmental sustainability. The recent purchase of REC’s accounting for 50% of electricity usage on campus is just one example of sustainability practices. Continue reading

Sacha the “label snob” makes $10,000 buying and selling secondhand items

-a profile story I wrote for my journalism class-

Sacha talks about secondhand clothing the way a mother talks about her baby. She cradles the vintage Coach bag she bought for a fraction of its original price, and gently handles a $140 J. Crew coyote fur jacket, a piece she bought for just $4. Continue reading