Forward with fear: Telling better stories

We are all scared of something. Some of our fears are easily explained, like deadly spider bites or the open ocean or piercing needles. But sometimes, fear is a bit more complicated. I have always dreamed of being a writer. Even before I began to grow up, before I tried…

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Barbie Jeep Cruising: The Ups and Downs of Trending

In today’s world, all it takes is the right post to be in the spotlight. For many, a simple picture or video of their day can turn into thousands of likes and shares across social media platforms. Texas State University has had its fair amount of trending students. From the girl…

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The Pressure of My First Interview

I had never interviewed anyone alone until I interviewed Maria Calcaben from the PODER Learning Center. I’m new to this whole journalism thing. Sure, I’m a Mass Communication major, but I never thought I would actually be reporting anything. I’m not accustomed to asking follow-up questions and I haven’t perfected…

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