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Rian Jackson

Media Relations Specialist, VIM Magazine

Location icon United States

I am a third-year student at Michigan State University, majoring in Journalism with minors in Creative Writing and Public Relations. Upon graduation, I hope to pursue a career within the media.

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Her Campus
01/16/2020
Thinking of Taking Up a Side Hustle? Here Are 9 Gigs to Try

If you're thinking of taking up a side hustle, you're not alone - let's face it, we would all love to have a little extra money. Chris Guillebeau, the author of 100 Side Hustles, told CBS News that side hustling is about figuring out which of your unique skills could be valuable to other people - and these can be virtually anything.

MSUToday
Women's Advisory Committee for Support Staff to receive Excellence in Diversity Award

The Women's Advisory Committee for Support Staff will be a recipient of MSU's Excellence in Diversity Award, an award that honors individuals and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and creativity to enhance campus diversity. Founded in 1976, WACSS is determined to empower MSU's community by providing a platform for university employees, especially women support staff, to voice their unique issues.

VIM MAGAZINE
11/07/2019
Meet Robyn Blair Davidson, the Creator of the Sweetest Artwork | VIM MAGAZINE

Imagine a world where artwork could satisfy your sweet tooth. Luckily, this wonderland already exists. "By robynblair" is a colorful art brand comprised of pieces made entirely out of your favorite candy. From Dubble Bubble to Starburst, 33-year-old Robyn Blair Davidson creates bold, customizable pieces that are sure to make spaces a lot sweeter.

Her Campus
10/19/2019
5 Essential Oils That Make You Feel Less Lazy

Ever since I purchased my essential oil diffuser, diffusing oils has been my jam. I realized aromatherapy is the way to go when it comes to just about anything- relieving stress, relaxing, giving a boost of energy, focusing- you name it.

SEEN Magazine
Gaining Confidence is a Stitch at Elena Victoria's Sewing Camps - SEEN

By Ri'An Jackson Photography by Morgan Heinzmann Elena Victoria uses her passion for fashion to promote children's self-esteem. The Royal Oak resident teaches sewing workshops that show kids as young as 6 the fundamentals of sewing and self-expression. Her camps stemmed from an old want.

SEEN Magazine
The Family Behind Guys N Gals Boutique - SEEN Magazine

By Ri'An Jackson Photography by Derrick Martinez In today's digital era where it's much simpler to shop from the comfort of your couch than go to a physical store, it is more challenging for brick-and-mortar businesses to build consumer relationships. But, Guys N Gals keeps shopping personal for its customers.

SEEN Magazine
Oliver Thomas Offers Handbags for All Essentials - SEEN Magazine

By Ri'An Jackson Photography by Morgan Heinzmann Oliver Thomas is both the name of an adorable 7-year-old Shih Tzu and a successful handbag business. Birmingham resident Sue Fuller, who owns the pooch and the brand, wanted the startup to emulate the personalities of herself and her dog - casual and playful.

Spartan Newsroom
02/21/2019
Paving the Way documents impact of I-496 on African American community

Feb. 17 was a day for community in Lansing. The brisk air carried a sense of nostalgia and warmth outside of the Mask Memorial CME Church. Newcomers were greeted with a smile and welcomed by a stream of lit-up faces upon their first steps inside. The vibrant energy was nothing new to Marilyn Plummer.

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