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From Elon to Japan

For the past few weeks I have been swimming in a sea of internship applications. Luckily I’m an organization powerhouse; resumes and cover letters don’t stand a chance against my color coded folders. But anyway, the whole process has really got me thinking about what I want to do, and what I only want to […]

Hey wow, this is tough

My gmail account has taken a beating recently, and I have The Pendulum to thank. After becoming the features editor (AP style says don’t capitalize, weird right?!) I’ve been swamped. Brainstorming and assigning stories, budgeting papers, editing copy is not as easy as it looks. And it really doesn’t look that easy. Despite the sudden […]


Ah, winter break. These past two weeks have been a nice break from The Pendulum, course work and dining hall food, but they have certainly come with their own set of committments. I had an ambitious list of goals to accomplish over this vacation, and the constant battle between my motivations to work and ¬†to […]

No issue with Issuu

It might be cheesy to publicly praise a publishing platform I blatantly use to keep my site functioning, but I have been all about Issuu¬†lately. Money is tight as a college student, so I sadly can’t subscribe to all of the magazines I’d like. With media convergence, most of the content I’m interested is online […]

“The Talk”

Today I had a sex talk with a stranger. Well, sort of. I met with the PR/marketing coordinator at the Museum of Sex this afternoon to get advice about the industry and internships. I’ve been on the fence between journalism and public relations recently, and this conversation complicated the debate. He started by describing his […]

And so it begins…

  Welcome to the new home of all things Rebecca. I’ve been on hiatus for a few months, getting acclimated to life at a new university. But now it’s time to get back on track, which means blogging, filling out internship applications and reducing my Pop-Tart intake. Stick around for the ride!