Australia

Oz: Week 11 of Classes

A week during which I planned to be checking things off of my to-do list turned into a week of work accompanied by a lot of play. Monday served to be a day of class, homework and recuperating from the amazing Southwest trip from which I just returned. Tuesday was about the same, until my… Continue reading Oz: Week 11 of Classes

entertainment

Hofstra University Hosts the Presidential Debate: Perspective of a Student Volunteer

Hofstra University made it a priority to get students as involved in the first presidential debate as possible. For days leading up to the event and after, volunteer students worked around the clock to make sure the night ran smoothly and was well documented. Journalism student, debate volunteer and CNN staff member Marisa Russell shared her… Continue reading Hofstra University Hosts the Presidential Debate: Perspective of a Student Volunteer

england, italy, Rome

Human Nature, Mother Nature

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Italy's Umbria region on Wednesday, killing almost 300 people. Tremors awoke people as far as Rome and aftershocks were felt for hours following the quake. The quake may have cost the country billions in damage, as it devastated several towns and shattered thousands of lives. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi promised to rebuild… Continue reading Human Nature, Mother Nature