Writing

Lessons from NASH81

In January, I attended the yearly student journalism conference NASH81. It was a ton of fun, especially meeting fellow journalists from across the country. I did learn a lot about journalism and writing throughout the conference, and I wanted to share some of the tips I picked up. So, without further ado, here are some […]

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30 Day Challenge, Life of Mel

Day 27: A Lesson You’ve Learned

I think one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned this last year is actively going out of my comfort zone. I’ve always been a more introverted and cautious person, and this year I’ve really been trying to push myself to do new things and meet new people. Ironically, pushing my boundaries started with two spur […]

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30 Day Challenge, Life of Mel

Day 6: Something You’re Proud Of

There are so many things I’ve been proud of recently, but I’m only going to list a few of them here today. First, I’m proud that I managed to survive my first year writing for the newspaper and on the executive of the history society at my university. There were quite a few late nights […]

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