Visiting Townships in Johannesburg

Hello again from Jo-berg!   It’s been about two weeks since my last post and we’ve been doing some serious journalistic work here in Johannesburg. We’ve visited two townships and interacted with the people who live there. Townships are underdeveloped urban areas South Africa that were created during the Apartheid years. These areas were reserved…

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I’m Going to Like it Here

A red-eye flight “across the pond” transformed me into someone who resembled a zombie more than an eager traveler. But rest assured, I’m the latter— excited to start my journey in London, my new home for the next six weeks. Upon arriving, I was amazed by how different London is from any other city in…

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Warner Bros. Tour

It’s a beautiful sunny day in Los Angeles as always. Today we took a tour of the historical Warner Brothers Studios. It was mind-blowing how big the lots and sets are. From the time I got there, to the time we left I felt like a 5 years old kid walking around amazed. Growing up…

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Why take chances?

Chances are opportunities that may only come once. When I choose to go to South Africa, I took a chance on a personal and educational level. I am not a journalism student despite this being a journalism class and have been able to experience, learn, and do work beyond what I felt I could have…

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First Week in LA is a Blast!!

I have been here for 2 days already and travel at least 100 miles in a Uber and 10 miles on a hike. I am having the time of my life in Los Angeles and this the best decision I ever made. From day one I met some many amazing people that come from all…

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