Monthly archive for September2013

Not Enough Time

  In my first few weeks at Stonehill, I have met some pretty inspiring students, faculty, and staff.  But, as the campus minister primarily tasked with helping run our Into the Streets service program, I’ve noticed people often feel the need to apologize to me for…

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Behind the Scenes

A note from Prof. Leone: While the LA interns submit their journals–the source material for these posts–independently, a curious thing happened this week. Both Kate and Krista wrote about their “behind-the-scenes” work (and their shopping trip to Rodeo Drive!)…. KATE This week I got to…

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La Vita Romana: My First Month in Rome

As of today, I have been studying in bustling Rome for one full month. Where does the time go? I remember being slumped on my hotel bed on day one, weary from 17 hours of travel, and looking at my calendar to count down the…

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All Hail the Queen!

This week I finally got to take part in what I have been anticipating since August- assisting in a taping of the Queen Latifah Show! To say that I have enjoyed going to my internship this week would be the understatement of the century. Taping…

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Second Impressions

Entering my second week of work I am happy to say that I am finding my entrance into such strenuous career fields to be as smooth as possible. The initial intimidation of being a new and naïve intern in a professional work environment has started…

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Hopped off the plane at LAX

Yes, I did indeed title this first blog post after Miley’s song. Cliché, but necessary.  These first two weeks have been filled with nothing but excitement, new adventures and a plethora of traffic. Sadly, Mary Lee, Krista and I have slowly realized that the traffic…

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Life, Laughter, & L.A.

Earlier this summer I applied for an internship at the Groundlings Theater. Many know my aspiration has always been to work in film and television production. A lot of people (including myself) questioned why I would want to intern for a theater. It sounds trivial,…

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“Konnecting” with L.A.

I remember first hearing about the LA Internship program during my tour as a prospective freshman. Knowing I wanted to be a Communication major, it immediately attracted my attention and every school I visited thereafter had to have a program that compared or I would…

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Extending Hope: Part III

While temperatures continue to soar above 100° and the air remains heavy and humid out here in the Coachella Valley, I suppose I have to trust the calendar that fall is almost upon us! I am now entering the second half of my stay in southern…

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