As I noted in the previous blog post, this past gubernatorial election was a victory for the establishment wings of the Democratic and Republican parties. Democrat nominee Ralph Northam and his GOP counterpart Ed Gillespie are both closer to the ideological center than the more populist wings of their parties would like. However, there is… Continue reading What ideologies do the gubernatorial candidates have?
Since my internship started, I have learned a great deal. I have also learned more about my own strengths and weaknesses, and these have given me greater perspective on my own future career prospects. One of the lessons that I have learned so far through this internship is how to set deadlines for myself. Often,… Continue reading COMM 492 Journal #2
With the latest primary election in the country come and gone, it is a good time to look back and reflect on who voted in this election for governor. How many from each political party voted? What percentage of the electorate voted? These questions and more can give us important answers about the political participation… Continue reading Who voted in the Virginia primary election?
This article was originally published in RVA Magazine. Archives are here and here. We’re back with another edition of missed connections from River City. This week, we have the usual thirst, along with some moderate foot interest. A change is in the appearance of posts about longing for what could have been. The Ghost of Relationships… Continue reading BEST OF RVA MISSED CONNECTIONS 5/30-17 – 6/6/17
Note: This is a repost of a Medium post for my COMM 410 class at Longwood University. I’m posting it here for convenience. The other three posts for the class will be here, as well, under the COMM 410 tag. I have used higher resolution pictures of the candidates. Archives of the original are here, here,… Continue reading Meet the candidates in Virginia’s gubernatorial race!
Recently, I started my new internship at RVA Magazine, and it is going pretty well so far. On paper, it is referred to as an “editorial internship.” However, several of my articles that I’ve written so far have basically been news stories, without much of any editorial input. So I will have to see if… Continue reading COMM 410 Internship Journal Entry #1
This was originally published in RVA Magazine on 5/23/17. An archive link is here. As students come back from college, summer is officially under way and the missed connections are piling up! Complete with monetized foot fascinations and the occasional furry, these missed connections are sure to set your curiosity ablaze. Chelsea FWB from a few years… Continue reading Best of RVA Missed Connections 5/16/17-5/23/17