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    Week 12, Nearing the End


    As we get closer to the End, we get closer to the end of the year! Next week is my last week of undergrad and I don’t know where the time has gone? I feel like it was just yesterday that I started school.

    This week was a lot of …

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    I have been reviewing the evidence and I am really interested in what is going on. I hang out at the writing center once or twice a week and so I try to look around as to what is going on up and around the DKC while I’m there. I …

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    What do you meme?


    For my final 2 stars, I wanted to do something that I was passionate. Something that I like to spend my time doing. And that is looking at memes. I think this whole book is very interesting, but especially that people got visions of Mother Abigail and then went to …

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    The Stand in GIFs


    Okay. So I lied. This isn’t the entirety of The Stand. This is the entirety of the first two parts of The Stand miniseries. You see, Stephen King went out and wrote such an incredibly long and complex novel that they couldn’t just make a simple 2-hour movie about it. …

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    May, Oklahoma Postcard


    For three more stars I made a postcard from May, Oklahoma! This location in the book and miniseries of The Stand stood out to me because of the mannequins. I thought they were so creepy and weird and I feel like they heightened the apocalyptic feeling of it all. …

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    Mother Abagail’s To-do List


    For two of my stars, I decided to make a to-do list for Abagail Freeman! I just used the post-it note app on my computer that I use to make lists and put down some of the things I thought she might need to do. This was really easy and …

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    End of Video Weeks!


    I am so sad to see the end of the video weeks to be over! I really enjoyed making all of the different assignments for the past two weeks. I was a little nervous going in, but I had a great time cutting things together and getting back into editing. …

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    Cooking Salmon


    The first assignment I decided to do for this week was a two-second silent documentary! I decided to film myself making salmon for dinner. I have to give a major shout out to my housemate, Cameron for filming me. I, unfortunately, don’t have a tripod and needed someone to hold …

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    Supercut It


    First things first, I stan Cillian Murphy. So when I was trying to decide what movie to watch I knew I was going to want to watch “28 Days Later”. After thoroughly enjoying this movie, although it was scarier than I expected, I was ready to start cutting things together. …

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    It’s not Ben 10, it’s Week 10


    Wow! This week was a lot more work than I thought it was going to be! But I had a really good time putting it all together! I really enjoyed exploring iMovie and learning how to cut things together. When I was in High School I was on the Morning …

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    10 Questions for the Apocalypse Answered


    I was having a hard time figuring out what to do that tied into the radio shows until I found 10 Apocalyptic Questions!!

    This fit perfectly and I was able to still play the character I created for my radio show!! Erin made a comeback and she is here talking …

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    Video Essay


    First, let me start off by saying how excited I was that one of the movies we got to watch for class this week was 10 Cloverfield Lane. I recently have gotten really into the Cloverfield series and have been meaning to watch this one for a while.

    I picked …

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    Stop Motion Turtle!


    I was really excited for video week to come around because I knew I wanted to make a stop-motion video! I thought about it for a couple of days and was having a hard time coming up with an easy way to get our theme into a stop motion video, …

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    Week 9 Victories and Reflections


    What a week! It was definitely very exciting for me, I have officially accepted the position as a graduate assistant in Elon University’s Gender and LGBTAI+ office and will be getting my Masters of Arts in Higher Education there starting in August! I am so excited and also so so …

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    Radio Post Reflection


    I LOVED this assignment. I was really nervous going into it because I didn’t know how my group was going to work out or our project. But after working on everything and listening to everyone else’s posts I realized how awesome this assignment was. It was really cool to see …

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    Re-worked gif


    Now, what I am about to say really isn’t that exciting. And I don’t know why it was so difficult for me to figure out how to do it, but I FINALLY made my own gif and got it to embed properly in this post!! Look at it!! Look at …

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    Week 7&8 Recap


    I can’t believe it’s been over a week since Spring Break!! The time is flying by and I know it is going to be graduation before we know it!

    The past two weeks have been a lot of fun! I have a not so secret desire to have a podcast …

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    HoverBus Ad


    This is my HoverBus Ad for our radio show, W-END 106.3!! I wanted to make something that was punchy, but simple. It has all of our info and would hopefully attract people to listen to us while they are stuck in their HoverCars stuck in 95 traffic. It’s too bad …

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    Frequency 22401


    Hello all!! Here we are, deep into the sixth week of school and almost to Spring Break!

    To be very honest I found this week really challenging. I had a hard time figuring out all of the technology and on top of all of that, I had a lot of …

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    Reading and Reflection Post


    I learned a fair amount from the two videos and the different articles. I had heard about Audacity before, but I had never used it. I am definitely learning a whole lot this time around. I feel still feel fairly uncomfortable navigating around audacity. I tried to use it for …

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    Frequency 2156


    I think this is a really cool thing. I spent a good chunk of time looking and listening to different posts from all over. I tuned into their broadcast for a little bit and tried to catch different sound bites. I think that these creators chose this medium because it …

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    A Day In The Life Of Your Character


    For this assignment, I got a little lost, but maybe ended up found again? I was trying to create an audio recording of the character I created for one of this week’s assignments. I wanted it to be the one I took from the archetype bank because I had already …

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    Character Choice and Introduction


    This week I would like to introduce everyone to Erin! She is 45 years old but doesn’t feel a day over 30. She has two girls whom she loves to the end of the earth.

    Their names are Sarah and Kim and they are 13 and 8, respectively. Erin’s workspace …

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    Films, Reflections, and GIFs


    This week I decided to watch Mad Max for my movie to go along with our theme. When the newer Mad Max movie came out I watched that and really enjoyed it so I figured I was going to try this. I thought the original movie was really good and …

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    Without a Retractable Roof, we are All Domed


    Week four!! I can’t believe we are moving so quickly through this semester. It feels like it was just yesterday that I was writing last week’s reflection post. But I am learning so much each week and feel like my blog is getting more and more developed.  I was able …

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    Visual Assignments for Week #4


    I wanted to go out of my comfort zone with the six starts of visual assignments we had to do this week!

    I started by doing the Assignment called “256 Points” where you create a picture using a 16×16 pixel square. I was a little stuck at first about how …

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    The One When the Apocalypse Hits


    It feels like just yesterday I was writing my blog post for last week. Things are going by so quickly, and I can’t believe we are finishing up our third week of the semester! Heading into the fourth week and we are almost 1/4 of the way done with the …

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    Short Story Review


    I really enjoyed reading the different short stories this week. I read “There will come soft rains” by Ray Bradbury and “Tupac Shakur and the End of the World” by Sandra McDonald. Going into this week I was excited that one of our assignments was to read apocalyptic and SF …

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    Haiku Recipe


    For my last set of stars in the assignment bank, I am going to make a recipe into a haiku!


    Boil water in the pot,

    Don’t forget the mug or tea,

    Pour water in cup.…

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