Post tagged: journalism

Human Rights Day 2018

This summer I participated in a study abroad trip where we went to Greece and Italy to report on the refugee crisis. In Catania, Sicily, they had a celebration for World Refugee Day that happened earlier in the week. One of the most memorable and overwhelming moments was when three …

On Jim Acosta

Two weeks ago, CNN Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta came to my university and received the 2018 William Randolph Hearst Award for his work. I'm not really the biggest fan of CNN, but I've been impressed with Acosta's work, and getting to hear him speak was a real treat …

Day 19: The End

Part of a series on my journalism faculty-led program through Italy and Greece.

It's over. Tonight was our last night on the trip, and we head back to Athens tomorrow. I think I learned a lot more about myself than the skills and knowledge I picked up. I spent some …

Day 17 & 18: Dignity and human rights

Part of a series on my journalism faculty-led program through Italy and Greece.

We visited the Kara Tepe and Moria refugee camps over the past two days. The director of Kara Tepe really spoke to me when he started talking about dignity, freedom, and other human rights. I ended up …

Day 16: Lost and found

Part of a series on my journalism faculty-led program through Italy and Greece. Note: I wrote this halfway through day 17, which definitely affected what I'm writing now.

Today was mostly a stay-at-the-hotel-and-work day, so this is another reflection.

For a while now I've felt lost in where I want …

Day 15: The knife, the port, the prison, and the boy

Part of a series on my journalism faculty-led program through Italy and Greece.

There are four stories today.


The knife

We were going to the lifejacket graveyard. It's a dump that has boats and lifejackets from refugees that made it here. But each lifejacket is a good thing - it represents …