The Marist Political Bubble

“Does anyone have ideas for the Marist Media Hub,” group moderator Jenna Kunze said with a weary confidence. After a few moments, names such as Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, and Hilary Clinton were being verbally tossed about in the makeshift meeting room, which seemed to be better fit for a group of digital media students. Computers flanked the sides of the rooms as chairs and … Continue reading The Marist Political Bubble

Movie Review: The Hurt Locker (2008)

From the moment the IED exploded, my expectations fled the scene alongside the bomb’s metal and concrete shrapnel. Despite having all of the elements of a true American made war movie, you know, the tough yet scarred soldiers, innocent bystanders, and a desolate depiction of the Middle East, “The Hurt Locker” has a way of rising above the lovable, tired stereotype. The movie begins by … Continue reading Movie Review: The Hurt Locker (2008)

Specialized Journalism: Cultural Consumption

Week 1: August 32-September 6 TV Shows Parenthood Big Brother Music Macklemore: Downtown Movies Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Videos Casey Neistat: 360 degree camera Week 1 Focus: Macklemore–Downtown One song that I have consumed this week that I believe deserves a closer look is the song titled Downtown by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. In addition, this song features the rappers Grandmaster Caz, Melle Mel, Cool … Continue reading Specialized Journalism: Cultural Consumption

Cinque Terre in Five Photos

Cinque Terre, meaning five lands, is a coastal area on the Northern coast of the Italian Riviera. Consisting of five towns, Cinque Terre is the Pinterest perfect location of rocky shorelines, colorful houses and la dolce vita. On a rainy April day, that eventually turned into a sunny one, Melissa, her family, their family friends, and I, took a train from Florence to La Spezia and a metro … Continue reading Cinque Terre in Five Photos