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One Last Goodbye

Local Travel Writing How many missteps could I make in one day? The Old Town neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, was the place to answer that question. The red cobblestone streets, while picturesque, were treacherous. Add in a walk up the... Continue Reading →

The Other Side

Travel | Feature Writing My eyes follow the Chesapeake Bay Bridge sprawling before me in the distance. My boyfriend and I are only halfway across, and I'm already imagining reaching the other side and seeing more of what rural Maryland... Continue Reading →

Review of “Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland”

A non-descript white house sits on the side of a street in Cleveland, Ohio. Cars drive by, neighbors chat on the sidewalk, and the sun beats down on the black pavement -- the world is moving. However, inside this house... Continue Reading →

Goodwill: Through a Critical Theory Lens

When buying clothes from Goodwill Industries consumers believe they are contributing to a better society -- recycling clothing, giving to charity, and supporting the disabled workers Goodwill employs. However, it's surprising to discover that the CEO of Goodwill makes more... Continue Reading →

Chris McCandless’ Conflict: Through an Ethical Communication Lens

You are wrong if you think joy emanates only or principally from human relationships. God has placed it all around us. It is in everything and anything we might experience. We just have to have the courage to turn against... Continue Reading →

The Wearer’s Burden

Negotiating Sexuality and Gender The Wearer's Burden: The Assumed Identities of Individuals with Tattoos and Piercings I am confident. I am unique. I am strong. I am brave. I am feminine in my own right. I own my beauty. I... Continue Reading →

The Missing Kennedy is a story of compassion and hope despite tragedy

Review | Bancroft Press Who isn’t intrigued by the Kennedys? Everyone has an opinion of the famous family, but one of the most important opinions comes from Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff, author of The Missing Kennedy: Rosemary Kennedy and the Secret Bonds... Continue Reading →

Both Sides of the Line is not just for sports fans

Review | Bancroft Press Football extends far beyond a Boston high school’s field in Kevin Kelly’s memoir, Both Sides of the Line, which is set to release July 1, 2016. Following in his brother’s footsteps and eager to escape his... Continue Reading →

The Key to Keeping Love

Relationships | Magazine Writing It’s 5:25 a.m., and I’m screaming at my fiancé as we sit in the car outside of the gym. In the back of my head I’m thinking, “Why are you doing this? Just stop and apologize... Continue Reading →

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