Not getting enough sleep during finals week? It’s actually way worse than you might think

As seen originally published in The UNW Examiner.   Failing to get enough sleep can be detrimental to your health. When in college, sleep is especially a struggle: students find themselves busy balancing credits, meeting academic deadlines and keeping up with the demands of work and social activities. On campus at The University of Northwestern – St. Paul, Health Services and Counseling Services are no strangers … Continue reading Not getting enough sleep during finals week? It’s actually way worse than you might think

12th Annual Five16 Film Festival at UNW: Hosting the live red carpet pre-show

I had the opportunity to host the live red carpet pre-show for the 12th Annual Five16 Film Festival at my school The University of Northwestern – St. Paul on April 9, 2018. It was televised locally on CTV and streamed online. Last year I hosted and had a blast (read about that and see photos here), and the previous year I floor directed. It was so … Continue reading 12th Annual Five16 Film Festival at UNW: Hosting the live red carpet pre-show

Northwestern honors the legacy and loss of Reverend Billy Graham

Today, February 21, 2018, the world lost one of its most influential Evangelists–Reverend Billy Graham.  Being a student at the University of Northwestern — St. Paul on the day of Billy Graham’s passing was honoring. Graham left such a legacy for Northwestern and Northwestern’s Media Community. It was absolutely incredible to hear stories from students and faculty regarding ways the inspiring leader has impacted lives … Continue reading Northwestern honors the legacy and loss of Reverend Billy Graham

7 things I loved about junior year 

First off, can I just share how good it feels to officially be a college SENIOR? All the work I’ve done over the last few years has been challenging but rewarding, stressful but fun, crazy but awesome. I feel like a senior with everything I’ve completed, accomplished, and conquered. Yes, junior year is over and while it feels surreal, it also feels about time. The last … Continue reading 7 things I loved about junior year 

Hosting at UNW’s Five16 Film Festival

I love the creative art of storytelling and how the Five16 Film Festival captures and showcases this colorfully through the talented community of students at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul. This year’s festival was on April 10, and it was so much fun to be a part of.  I’ve attended the festival for the last three years and this was the first time I … Continue reading Hosting at UNW’s Five16 Film Festival

3 places to grab a cup of coffee in the Twin Cities

For me: coffee is a way of life. I’ve always loved drinks from typical places like Starbucks or Caribou, but ever since I started college, I’ve been on the hunt for cute coffee shops where I can study, catch up with friends or just get some work done on my laptop. I love the environment built by the baristas and the people, and how it … Continue reading 3 places to grab a cup of coffee in the Twin Cities

Ice ice baby – Stillwater new home to popular winter attraction

A popular winter activity and staple in Minnesota, the Ice Castles’ new location in Stillwater is a winter wonderland you don’t want to miss. However, time to visit is limited as temperatures in the cities are on the rise. The Ice Castles are situated in the heart of Stillwater’s historic river town right along the St. Croix and there’s plenty to see and do if … Continue reading Ice ice baby – Stillwater new home to popular winter attraction