A Day In My Life

A Major Epiphany

I used to think it was insane how people could be undecided about their majors, or make abrupt stops and changes in their college and career paths, but now I understand. I have gotten a taste of that realization. I have been enduring a semester-long epiphany. Through internships, classes, work experience, blogging/writing and reading I… Continue reading A Major Epiphany

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My Opinions

Why I Was Happy White People Went to See The Birth of a Nation.

I was disappointed no theaters around me were playing Birth of a Nation. I am in San Francisco and neither of the mainstream theaters (AMC) were playing the movie. However, we found a theater in the city that was playing it-CineArts at The Empire. This theater was tiny and old, only showing three films, and… Continue reading Why I Was Happy White People Went to See The Birth of a Nation.

Journalism

Gunshots Disrupted a Bingo Night at Harvey’s Bingo Palace.

Instead of the victorious and cheerful sound of “bingo” being yelled, the sound of shots boomed throughout Harvey’s Bingo Palace Monday night, in Sacramento, when an armed robber, identified as Ted Jackson, 30, entered the building.   According to the arrest report, Jackson, entered the building and fired three shots as ordered people to get… Continue reading Gunshots Disrupted a Bingo Night at Harvey’s Bingo Palace.

Journalism

Becoming An Established Reporter

As the sun pushes the clouds apart and makes its daily strut out into Downtown Oakland, Kimberly Veklerov is beginning her day at the SF Chronicle writing stories on the East Bay, cops and crime, press conferences, and arraignments.   Veklerov aspires to be working on a beat story in the next five to ten… Continue reading Becoming An Established Reporter

Lists

How Many Bridges and Hippies Does it Take to Make San Francisco?

This was a guest blog post I did on an amazing traveling blog called Sea Salt Secrets just offering readers a list of rarity they must visit within the city when they're in the city! I decided to publish it here for my readers to also enjoy and utilize… When I was younger, all I imagined… Continue reading How Many Bridges and Hippies Does it Take to Make San Francisco?

Journalism

Banned Books Stay, Petition Leaves

Five of the seven board members of the city board declared during a press conference today that they “intend to vote against” a petition, during the board meeting next Monday, presented by the Concerned Parents Association to ban several books-including Laughing Boy by Oliver Lafarge and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain- from the K-12 public… Continue reading Banned Books Stay, Petition Leaves

Journalism

In or Out: Cellphones and Devices in the Classroom

You are sitting in your three-hour class taking notes as the Professor talks about what’s going to be on the next quiz, then your phone begins to buzz and scream in your backpack. What do you do? More importantly, what can you do? What does your teacher allow you to do?   In a constantly… Continue reading In or Out: Cellphones and Devices in the Classroom

Memory Lane

Home is Where the Heart is Divided

This week's photo challenge said to post a picture of where our heart is and what local means to us. Well, locality and heart possession belongs to two different places- my hometown Arizona and my current town San Francisco. I moved to San Francisco just two years ago for college, and it has quickly become… Continue reading Home is Where the Heart is Divided

My Opinions

Why is Donald Trump and Josh Duggar’s Sexual Sin Excused?

Clay Christians are the Christians I am talking about in this post. I define Clay Christians as those who treat the religion as a ball of clay that's their toy to mold and shape how they want for their benefit. Clay Christians are usually filled with personal and internal hate, so they mold Christianity to… Continue reading Why is Donald Trump and Josh Duggar’s Sexual Sin Excused?

Reader Recognition

Recognized Reader: Destiny Gonzales

Today is the first Reader Recognition I have on my blog! Time to recognize a reader. Someone who's been active, engaging, and supportive on my blog and Facebook Page and has gotten my attention... This recognized reader is Destiny Gonzales!   A little about her: Her favorite post on my blog: "Wake Me Up When… Continue reading Recognized Reader: Destiny Gonzales