Change for Change – Project Mailbox

This feature was originally written for Prof. Seele’s COM 331 class at BU Throughout high school and as a student at Boston University, Nick Dougherty had been involved in school and sports, but he wanted to help people. However, like most college students, he also found himself short on time and money, both of which…

College Application Essay: The Inspiration of Adventure

It’s that time of year again: in the next few weeks, colleges will start sending out acceptance letters. It’s been over two years since I received mine from Boston University, and to celebrate, here is the essay I submitted with my application. I’m a huge fan of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series (and I highly recommend…

COM Profile: Liza Lott

The Man Behind the Queen             An hour before doors open, music can already be heard flooding through Machine nightclub as preppy performers use the dance floor as rehearsal space for their big opening show next week. As rehearsal ends at 9, most of them pack up to go, except…

Same-Sex Marriage Article

Due to my lack of time during school to make blog posts, I’ve decided to start posting some of my writing for class assignments. Below is an article written for COM201 about same-sex marriage and Prop. 8.  Over the past couple of weeks, steps have been taken in multiple states in the process of legalizing…

Journalism v. Public Relations

A little over a year ago, when applying to college, I had no doubt in my mind that I would apply as a Journalism major. My top college choices were picked based on their Journalism programs and I could think of no other way of going about my college career. Every school said that they…