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    Goodbye, DS106


    It’s about that time, fellow survivors! We have reached the End of the End.

    Can you believe it’s been 16 weeks? I can’t!

    These last two weeks, I have completed seven Daily Creates and finally finished my final story, which I worked on with my friend, Taylor! It took us …

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    An Adventure to Remember


    **Submission for Elizabeth Finto and Taylor Malone – The three elements we used were writing, design, and photography.

    **Disclaimer: Dr. Kenneth L. Davis is a real person at Mount Sinai Hospital – we used his name, but not his occupation. The picture is not actually him, and I’m sure he …

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    But Do We Have A Story For You!


    The End of the End is upon us! Crazy right?

    For my final project, I have decided to work with my friend, Taylor Malone (one of the girls from my radio show), on a final story! I can’t wait to start the process of writing our story! We already have …

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    Putting the “Fan” in Fan Fiction


    T-minus 3 weeks until the END of the semester! I’m losing my mind. Don’t know if that’s because of the apocalypse or if it’s my work load.

    Fan Fiction. We’ve all read it. Some of us have created it. Don’t lie to yourself.

    This week was filled with it! (Kind …

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    NEW EVIDENCE: A Path of Keys


    I walked out of my dorm this morning, and I walked over something hard, but it didn’t break from my weight so I knew it wasn’t a stick. I looked down, and saw a path of keys left in an almost perfect straight line. I was afraid to pick them …

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    A Book Cover Like You’ve Never Seen


    Have you ever walked through the bookstore and seen a book with a GIF playing on the cover? I bet not! If you have, please tell me what book! We’ve all seen the books that if you tilt them back and forth the image changes, but it’s not a GIF!…

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    The Land of the… Survivors?


    I created an accurate as fictionally possible depiction of “The Land” in California by Edan Lepucki. Of course, as the title explains, these characters are in California, however, they travel to a community/part of land that is called “The Land.” When you think of the word land, one may think …

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    Let’s See Some ID


    Frida Ellis’s medical ID can be found above. If anyone sees her, please call: (804)-555-8156

    Frida is pregnant and needs medical attention. Thank you.


    I knew I wanted to create an ID card for Frida, from the novel California by Edan Lepucki. I also wanted to find …

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    Frida’s Apocalypse Bucket List

    Figure every last thing out about Micah and the Group Figure out why the Millers committed suicide Live long enough to watch baby grow up Find our old house/neighborhood after this is over Eat pizza at least one more time

    Frida’s bucket list was found today inside her journal, and …

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    The Backstory on August


    August, A.K.A. Frida and Cal’s ‘trading partner,’ has even more to his story than we could have ever imagined. He has always been someone who listens to other peoples’ problems before he explains his own story.

    August grew up in a family in which everyone did everything for themselves. He …

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    Video Week 2.0


    We have reached the end of our video unit. Ladies and gentlemen please keep your arms and legs inside the vehicle until we have finished this blog post. Thank you.

    First things first, I completed two Daily Creates this week!

    On Thursday, as a class, we wrote a story all …

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    An Apocalyptic Notecard Story


    We’ve all seen those stories in which the person doesn’t talk, but just lifts up notecards where the story/words are written. Many of them are very sad, however, some are funny! I decided to make mine funny! It’s all about my encounter with what I thought was the world ending! …

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    One of My Favorite People


    When I saw that there was a 3-star assignment in which I could highlight one of my favorite people in my life, I knew I wanted to do this assignment. It took me about 2.5 seconds to decide that I would make a video about my mom.

    So… who doesn’t …

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    A Q&A with Dr. Vanessa Locke


    I took some time to answer five of Dr. Vanessa “Nessie” Locke’s questions about the apocalypse and how I’m feeling! From weird symptoms that I’ve seen displayed by myself and others to how I feel when I stare up at the night sky, all the questions are answered!


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    Movie Time!


    This week, we continued our unit on video! One of the first assignments was to watch another apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic movie! Last week, I watched The Quiet Earth. This week, I watched a movie that I really, really enjoyed, The Day the Earth Stood Still (the 1951 version).

    Source: Wikipedia

    I was …

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    3…2…1… Action! – Week 10 Recap


    Ugghhhhh… This week, you guys. I’m barely crawling out of week 10 alive. This week was filled with so much  to do, not just in this class, but in all of my classes! In college, the grind never ends. It’s 10:00 PM on Monday night, and I am exhausted.

    But! …

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    Trust Dr. Huddleston, She’s a Doctor


    Dr. Annalise Huddleston is back for another video where she wants to make sure to help everyone survive the apocalypse as much as she can. Watch below!

    What are your thoughts on some of the things she shared?…

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    My College Snapshot


    A look back on my past three years at UMW! 1 more year of memories to make!

    This video was created with SmileBox and music from the audio library on YouTube!…

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    Learning to Read Movies


    The first task of Week 10 has been to learn how to read movies. We all know how to watch movies, but can we all read them?

    I’m a Communications and Digital Studies major. For one of the elective requirements, I took Intro to Cinema Studies here at UMW last …

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    A Recap of Week 9 of The End


    It has been a great week!

    Week 9 began with with my group’s radio show, Girls’ Guide to/for/through the Apocalypse. It aired on DS106 Radio on Tuesday night. It was so much fun getting to hear our show on the air. We all worked so hard on it, and it …

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    Girls’ Guide to the Apocalypse has Aired


    On Tuesday, March 20th, my survivalist group’s radio show aired on DS106 Radio. It was so exciting to listen to something that we all worked so hard on on a platform where anyone and everyone could hear it! Rachel did a wonderful job editing everything together. There was one moment …

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    Another Apocalyptic Haiku


    One of my assignments this week was to remix/redo/update a project that I have already completed during this semester. I decided that I would redo the three-star assignment “Haiku it up” from the writing assignment bank.

    The original was posted on February 3rd, and it is now March 25th! The …

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    It’s Been a Minute, Fellow Survivors



    I had a wonderful spring break and I wish I could have about two more weeks of it. Unfortunately, I had to come back to the real world. I went down to Kiawah Island in South Carolina to visit family. Kiawah is a very special place for my family …

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    Week 6: A Recap


    We’ve made it through Week 6! I didn’t know if I’d make it! This week has had its absolute ups and its awful downs. For one thing, I had to say goodbye to my sweet yellow lab, Molly, on Thursday after 14 years together! I hate it, but I’m getting …

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    A Word Cloud!


    Word Clouds are always fun! I remember as a kid, we would have this day in school where it was just a day for writing. The whole day was devoted to going around to different groups and “seminars” where they would show us a fun new way to write a …

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