Disclaimer: This is a collection of past writing projects. Please notice the dates of the articles and essays in this portfolio and realize that some of the news related stories were written years ago and are not necessarily current event stories.
Oh, the places you’ll know
If you are registered and attending classes right now, hopefully you are already familiar with departments like Advising, Hawk’s Hub (bookstore), Financial Aid, and the Bursar’s office, as well as TRiO and Transfer student programs. But what else is there?
Former students have unfortunately reported attending and graduating from a complete 2-year Associate’s Degree Program without ever knowing about or making use of some of the many free services
Music & art go hand in hand
As the title predicts, there were 100 total cellos commissioned to be painted by artists of all ages throughout the Quad Cities. These works of art will be on stage during the season grand finale performance by superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma on May 14.
After that, they will be on display at the Fi
Life is worth living longer
“The subtle pressures to go along – to avoid costly treatments – can easily lead to acquiescence, especially if the patient is confused. Believe m
Figge Art Museum – More Than Meets the Eye
Tim Schiffer, Executive Director at the Figge, encourages college students to use the museum as an extension of their education, stating
The Limits of Success —
Who's Watching You? —
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Writing the Everyday, the Octogenarian Way —
Viva la résistance!
November 13th is another marked day in terrorism history for France and the world. Little can shake the haunting memories from 9/11 that forever changed the way we look at our freedoms. Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for 9/11. ISIS, who accepted responsibility for the attacks in France, is a more ruthless offshoot of al-Qaeda.
resulted in 129 people dead and more than 300 wounded. Six separate sites encountered
Operation unending obligation
“When they were deployed to Iraq, they felt like what they did actually did some good.” Pilcher explained. “They want to make sur
People who make a difference in the face of ISIS chaos
According to the Assyrian Network for Human Rights in Syria, the hostages have been moved to Shaddadeh, south of Hassakeh. However, the condition and exact location of these hostages is still unknown. Some believe they may be used
Hanging with an old friend – A night with James Taylor
He started the evening with the first song, “Something in the Way She Moves,” that he presented to Paul McCartney in 1968, kicking off his legendary career. Throughout the evening, Taylor
“I’m going to Disney World!”
Each semester there is a short application period of about six weeks, which consists of an online application, an internet questionnaire, and a phone interview. Storey will walk the applicants through these first two steps. While