The 2016 Boston Marathon project was a collaboration between WGBH, WGBH News, and NOVA. I worked to write, edit, and publish script and content for the project alongside the WGBH Digital team.
Wrote and managed tweets for WGBH News from January-September 2016
Tan's idea was to produce her own podcast, and submit it to iTunes to demonstrate for prospective employers that she had the level of audio chops required for a paid full-time job in the real world. But a funny thing happened to Tan as soon as she hit iTunes.
There are a lot of things you can say about Donald Trump. Marco Rubio says he's a con artist; Hillary Clinton calls him a bigot. But Trump supporters only need one word to describe their candidate: "real". And what makes Trump seem so real to his voters? Just look at his Tweets.
Twelve years ago today (May 17), as a result of the ruling of the Supreme Judicial Court in Goodrich versus the Dept. of Public Health, Massachusetts became the first state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage. This was the spark that started the revolution that led the U.S.
Social media is churning with the news that Bernie Sanders has endorsed Hillary Clinton, effectively ending the Vermont senator's bid for the presidency. Despite news of a possible endorsement coming as early as last week, Facebook groups devoted to Sanders still reacted with shock and anger today.
There's been a lot to celebrate lately in our collective move toward gender equality. Just yesterday, Charlie Baker signed a pay equity bill into law in Massachusetts, hailed as the strongest in the country. For the first time ever, women are joining the ranks of the military elite and becoming army rangers.
It was at that point that Gibb realized her run was going to be a social statement. "Here's the whole tragedy of prejudice: if you're not allowed to do something, how can you ever prove you can do it?" Asks Gibb. Gibb took a Greyhound bus back to Boston for the race.
The plan would focus on three touchstones: accountability, reliability, and transparency. Police would be required to record all encounters on the street to ensure that a clear course of events can be documented. Individual officers would not be allowed to decide what is worth recording or not recording; instead, the cameras would be turned on from the moment the officer arrives on the scene.
The judicial branch was hard at work yesterday-the U.S. Supreme Court issued two major rulings on affirmative action and immigration, and here in Massachusetts the State Supreme Judicial Court released a decision based on the so-called "necessity defense." So how will the decisions play out locally?
On Independence Day, NASA celebrated a new victory when the spacecraft Juno successfully began its orbit of Jupiter, 540 million miles away from Earth. "There's a saying, you know, 'it's not rocket science.' Well today it really was rocket science," says Guy Buetelschies, Director or Space Explorations Systems for NASA.
From January to May of 2018, I worked with the Zinkerz development team on a rebrand of the company's website. I wrote copy for each of the site's landing pages, and communicated with the marketing team to implement the rebranded message across social media platforms.
I write and manage publication for articles on Zinkerz's blog, hosted by Medium.
An essay for Contemporary American Literature on Roland Barthes' influence on David Foster Wallace.
This semester marks the introduction of a new course in the college's Art History department: African-American Art and Black Historical Experience. The proseminar, taught by Professor Stephen J. Goldberg, is the first in the College's history to reevaluate Western art from the African-American perspective.
The Class of 2018's Leadership Experience And Preparation (LEAP) program's 12th and final meeting took place on Nov. 16. Sixteen Hamilton first-year students along with four LEAP mentors, gathered in a KJ classroom to escape the cold, Clinton November day, and discuss what goes into making an effective leader.