Your Story Doesn’t End Here

From time to time, someone will ask me about myself. "Tell me about you." "What's your STORY?" My story? What is my story? Each and everyone of our stories are changing and writing themselves every single day. Our stories don't end until we die, or that's my belief. But what is my story or experience … Continue reading Your Story Doesn’t End Here

Summer In The City: A Time of New Experiences

As August comes to a halting close, I am at a loss for words. How did time move so quickly? How has it been a month since my Second City internship ended? How has it already been so long since I moved out of my State St. dorm in downtown Chicago? So many questions. As … Continue reading Summer In The City: A Time of New Experiences

The Value Of An Internship

"I need your young, smart millennial mind to teach me," is something I hear my boss at UP tell me. Between the other marketing intern and myself, we present him with learning opportunities and creative angles in his marketing efforts. Just like he tasks me with projects that help me learn the company, our shows … Continue reading The Value Of An Internship

Farewell London Rooftop Boy

The sun is high in the sky, and it has just hit noon on Friday afternoon. I'm sitting on the rooftop of the hostel's building in Wicker Park. London boy finally came back from a party he went to the night before. "You should keep a blog for your summer," he says. "I already have … Continue reading Farewell London Rooftop Boy

Two Irish Lads And Me

Hello, blogger world! It sure has been a while since I've written. Currently, I am sitting inside IHSP Hostel in Chicago. I arrived on Monday to spend a week exploring and hanging out before I move into University Center near the loop and start my summer internship at the marketing office of a very well … Continue reading Two Irish Lads And Me

12 Things You Learn When You Adventure The World Alone

Imagine that you’re alone, standing at the top of the Eiffel Tour just as the sun sets. What goes through your mind at that very moment? As your eyes wander, do you feel a sense of peace and excitement standing there alone? There are many benefits to traveling alone. Here are 12 things I’ve gained … Continue reading 12 Things You Learn When You Adventure The World Alone

3 Years.

Yesterday was a milestone. 3 years clean. 3 years free from self harm. 3 years without causing pain to myself. 3 years free from the physical hurt one can do to him or herself. 3 years. 3 years of growth. 3 years of change. 3 years of adventure. 3 years of travel. 5 countries visited. … Continue reading 3 Years.

UNA Department of Entertainment Industry Students Networking Event in Nashville Successful

by: Allison Lawrence On Thursday, October 15, approximately 35 University of North Alabama students of the Department of Entertainment Industry traveled to Nashville for a two day networking event with music industry professionals. The trip was coordinated and sponsored by UNA's student chapter of MEISA, the Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association. "There were lots of … Continue reading UNA Department of Entertainment Industry Students Networking Event in Nashville Successful

Hostel Love

   4 a.m. on Monday morning, and I am standing at the Clark and Lake Blue Line station waiting for the train to show up. My time has come to leave Chicago. The sun is not due to rise for at least two hours. I don't know how I am functioning. I didn't go to … Continue reading Hostel Love

Take a moment to breathe

It was a chilly, overcast day in Paris, and I'm sitting upon the hill that is home to Sacré-Cœur Basilica in Montmartre. My second day in Paris has led me here via the Metro. For the first time while on my European excursion, I am taking time to breathe and relax. Amsterdam was my first stop. … Continue reading Take a moment to breathe