Lucky Luke

I've always been an animal lover. So when I began volunteering at Great Lakes Humane Society, I knew it was only a matter of time until I brought a dog home. Below is the story of Luke, the puppy I adopted last month. Luke's Story Luke's owner abandoned him at a high-kill pound in Big … Continue reading Lucky Luke

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Takeaways from life as an intern

My entire life was spent preparing for college and finding a job. Everything I did was done well and by the book, giving me the impression that I would have countless job offers waiting for me at graduation. I didn't. I got in touch with a few connections and started looking for post-graduate internships, hoping … Continue reading Takeaways from life as an intern

Local program strives to empower girls, encourage healthy lifestyles

Assignment created for JRN 340: Digital Journalism course. Many individuals use running as a means of exercise. For Girls on the Run of Central Michigan, running is more than just exercise. It is a way to build friendships, gain confidence and live healthy lives. Girls on the Run of Central Michigan now serves girls within … Continue reading Local program strives to empower girls, encourage healthy lifestyles

Mt. Pleasant beauty school teams up with CMU students for charity

Assignment created for JRN 340: Digital Journalism course. https://vimeo.com/161867233 A group of Central Michigan University students worked with MJ Murphy Beauty College to host an event on April 5, 2016, called Be-YOU-tiful. The event provided low-cost beauty services to CMU students and Mt. Pleasant residents, and all proceeds from the event were donated to Children … Continue reading Mt. Pleasant beauty school teams up with CMU students for charity

Local coffee shop offers unique atmosphere to college musicians

Assignment created for JRN 340: Digital Journalism course. https://vimeo.com/159312731 Kaya Coffee House is a unique meeting spot for CMU students, faculty and Mount Pleasant residents alike. The coffee shop is characterized by its cozy yet eclectic decor and an extensive menu of meals and drinks. The comforting atmosphere Kaya creates attracts artists of all types. … Continue reading Local coffee shop offers unique atmosphere to college musicians

Be True to You

Assignment created for JRN 340: Digital Journalism course. https://soundcloud.com/user-126114066/be-true-to-you Delta Phi Epsilon member Ashley Marklevitz discusses the sorority's annual "Be True to You" week. The week is comprised of many events - including the philanthropy dinner "D-Phi-Esta!" -  which raises funds and awareness for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders.