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Sydney Murphy

Senior Editor, Editor-in-Chief

Location icon United States

Senior Editor of online publication, BLENDtw
Editor-in-Chief of college newspaper, The Wheaton Wire
Cognitive Science Research Intern at tutoring company, Talentnook

Portfolio

BLENDtw, Thrive Global, and Talentnook media companies

Talentnook
01/08/2021
How Parents Can Get More Involved in Their Child's Education - Talentnook

The most important predictor of student success is the encouragement they receive from their parents when learning at home. When parents are engaged in their children's education, students have the motivation to finish their assignments and grow up in an environment that values learning.

Thriveglobal
Finding your Essence - Meet Cielo, The Woman Blending the World!

Maricielo Solis is an entrepreneur whose passion for storytelling has sparked a movement. Through her company, BLENDtw, she is creating a safe space for young people to speak up and connect through their experienced anxieties and strategies of overcoming them. Solis is an immigrant woman of color, empowering others to take control of their success [...]

BLENDtw
07/09/2019
Are Instagram Profiles Lowering Our Self-Esteem? - BLENDtw

When it comes to choosing classes, students often turn to Rate My Professors to learn more about which professors and courses to take. However, with lack of accurate information and biased opinions, Rate My Professors isn't as helpful as students think. Class schedules are the bane of a college student's existence.

BLENDtw
04/03/2020
Do Some of Us Have a Subconscious While Others Don't? - BLENDtw

When it comes to choosing classes, students often turn to Rate My Professors to learn more about which professors and courses to take. However, with lack of accurate information and biased opinions, Rate My Professors isn't as helpful as students think. Class schedules are the bane of a college student's existence.

BLENDtw
08/12/2020
Meet Precious Williams: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs - BLENDtw

Alok is a gender nonconforming writer and performance artist who identifies as nonbinary. Alok uses they/them pronouns, believing that their gender resists definition and continues in a fluid motion. Alok's work is focused on gender and racial justice. They also write about trauma, healing, and belonging.

BLENDtw
06/08/2020
Closing the Funding Gap for Women Entrepreneurs-Meet the Founder of IFundWomen - BLENDtw

Karen Cahn , the Founder and CEO of IFundWomen, has dedicated her career to closing the funding gap for women entrepreneurs and opening up their realm of possibilities through maximizing confidence. A successful pioneer in tech and media, she spent 10 years as an early Google Intrapreneur leading several monetization teams in search, display, and video.

Wheaton Wire and Arizona Republic Newspapers

Wheatonwire
04/23/2019
WheaMUN Conference Hosted at Wheaton College

While members of the MUN team stayed on campus to help run WheaMUN, Mount Holyoke College hosted a conference that a few of the delegates of the Wheaton MUN team attended. Those students represented Wheaton with pride! Jeremy Holt '20 won an Outstanding Delegate award, Mae Flibotte '22 and Kiran Pfitzner '21 both won Honorable Mention awards.

Wheatonwire
01/12/2021
What you missed in 2020

Though the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the year 2020 more than anything else, there have been many life-changing events that have been missed due to the overarching attention the pandemic has stolen from news industries around the world.

The Arizona Republic
How Arizona teenagers are helping other teens in crisis

One of the first calls I took at Teen Lifeline still sticks with me, even after a year and a half of volunteering as a teen peer counselor. John needed help and was on the verge of giving up entirely. I could feel his confusion and anxiety through the phone.

Wheatonwire
03/07/2019
Improving Accessibility on Campus

WheAccess calls upon Wheaton College students for support of the club's mission to improve accessibility across campus. The club is currently working with the campus administration to improve the many flaws in the infrastructure of the college.

Wheatonwire
04/07/2019
D.I.V.E. Conference

Every Wheaton student who went to the D.I.V.E. conference is very thankful for the opportunity to be a part of such an important movement. "I could tell that the entire D.I.V.E. team put a lot of heart and hard work into the conference because it showed in the speakers as well as the sessions that I thoroughly enjoyed!"

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