Editorial: From shameful to sexist: the stigma of dress codes

Videtteonline.com – April 6, 2017 Last week, the controversy surrounding United Airlines and its legging ban left the nation begging the question, “Does my butt really look that good in these yogas?” For those who missed it, news broke bringing United’s employee and guest dress codes to light after two girls were barred from flight … More Editorial: From shameful to sexist: the stigma of dress codes

COM Week 2017

As the lead of the School of Communication Promotion and Development team (SoC PD) for the 2016-2017 school year, I was tasked with building COM Week 2017 from top to bottom with my team of eight interns. Unlike my time as an intern myself planning COM Week 2016, this time I was in charge of making … More COM Week 2017

Jerry Springer

One of my most memorable moments as lead of the SoC PD my senior year was the ability to host Jerry Springer. No, he did not discuss his reality life, but rather his views on politics and the climate of the United States just weeks after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. In total, after … More Jerry Springer

Marv Dyson

My senior year at Illinois State I was promoted to lead of the SoC PD where I then was in charge of my own team of eight interns. One of the events we coordinated that year was bringing Marv Dyson, founder of Chicago’s WGCI radio, back to campus. The team and I worked to put this … More Marv Dyson

COM Week 2016

My junior year at Illinois State, I served as an intern on the School of Communication Promotion and Development Team. As part of a team of nine, we were in charge of organizing, promoting and holding all official School of Communication events. Included in these events is COM Week, an annual experience where we focus … More COM Week 2016

National immigration ban hits home at ISU

Amidst concerns surrounding President Trump’s executive order specifying travel restrictions on seven predominantly Muslim countries, I was able to connect the ban to Illinois State University. Read my story at the following link on videtteonline.com: National immigration ban hits home at ISU If I could write this story again, I would include the following: An … More National immigration ban hits home at ISU

The Bottom Line – TV10

During my senior year at Illinois State, I participated in a biweekly roundtable discussion on our university television station, TV10. The show broadcasted live every Wednesday. Topics surrounded local, national and global news as well as their implications on Illinois State’s student media groups. I participated as a representative of The Vidette, Illinois State’s student … More The Bottom Line – TV10