A Senior Year Wrap-Up
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I graduate in a week. That’s beyond weird. These past two semesters came and went before I could really process them, and here we are, staring “adulthood” and “the real world” straight in the face. The good news is I have a handful of work and more than a handful of lessons to show after of…

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Ended Junior Year Tired, But Still Running
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You thought the notifications would end eventually, right? This semester was more jam-packed than ever before— I mean, two websites? I had a decent idea of what I was getting myself into, but my expectations were exceeded as always. In my Magazine Editing class, we were tasked to come up with profile gallery ideas, which…

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Started Junior Year Running
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Although it’s a bit belated, an update on how my first semester of my junior year went is necessary. All of the uneasiness I felt in September — maintaining a work-life balance and being able to put 110% into every project on my plate were my biggest concerns — evaporated as quickly as it came.…

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Freelance Update
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Happy (relatively mild) summer! Embedded is my most recent work for Modern Luxury Chicago Brides. These pieces were so fun to compile…mostly because who doesn’t love to hear a good love story or two. Developing my position as a Key Holder, Senior Sales Ambassador/Floor Leader and In-shop Trainer at LUSH Armitage is my main focus…

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Sophomore Year Final Projects
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I can’t believe the day has come— a semester filled with endless deadlines, constant learning and just a few spurts of overwhelming tears is now over. From the end of January to mid-may, I’ve had a few triumps educationally and professionally. 16-credit-hours means for a lot of projects: A photo profile on three Chicago fashionistas and…

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First Semester Loose Ends
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It’s still shocking to me that I’m halfway done with my sophomore year in college. With 2014’s work stealing a little bit of 2015’s start, I can finally say that I am ready to start next semester with a clean slate. Interiors Chicago just released it’s online edition of the Winter Issue on Tuesday, and…

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Mid-Semester Progress
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Happy Halloween, Everyone! The middle of the semester has brought a lot of exciting projects to the table. With Curtis Lawrence’s Reporting & Writing II class calling for a lot of deadline writing, interviews from Chicago aldermen as well as covering potential mayoral canditate Jésus “Chuy” García’s lecture at a UIC political science class, a…

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Fall Update
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Seven weeks in, this semester has definitely presented more challenges than expected. I have maintained an editorial internship under Diana Bitting, editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Chicago Interiors and truly appreciate all of the hands-on opportunities I have been given. Putting my news reporting skills that I’ve refined in class the past two semesters to work,…

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