Monthly archive for October2013

Why Do We Suffer?

Over and over in my work as a campus minister and in my life as a friend, wife, daughter, and sister, I’ve heard the following: “Everything happens for a reason;” “Don’t worry, it’s all a part of God’s plan;” “If you believe in God, nothing…

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Thinking Back, Looking Forward

Mary Lee Another week in Los Angeles has passed. The time here seems to move at warp speed and I am in denial that November is already approaching. Each day I realize how fortunate I am to work for NBC Universal and The Groundlings. Having…

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Flying Solo

  This weekend I had the incredible opportunity to spend a weekend in Paris.  My boyfriend and I planned this trip as our one splurge location.  How decadent does it sound to meet in Pari sand sightsee for a weekend before returning back to our…

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LA Coverage

Krista One aspect of working for Barry that makes his internship so different than my internship at Konnect is that he and Sara are the only people I do projects for. Because they oversee everything I produce, they are able to assess my strengths and…

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Visitors from the East & Culture Shock for a Red Sox Fan

Kate A couple of weeks ago, two friends from home flew out to visit me in LA. The three of us had way too much fun, and one of the best things about their visits was that (on two separate days) they came to work…

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Kilts, Ceilidhs, and… Windsurfing? Oh My!

Last weekend was authentically Scottish with plenty of haggis (including some of the best vegetarian haggis in the world, according to one of the Scottish supervisors), bagpiping, kilts, Ceilidh dancing, homemade soup, and a variety of outdoor activities. It involved two nights spent in a…

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A New England fall gets the gold (but Russian Autumn is a close second)

Let me say what everyone abroad is thinking: I miss certain things about home. Yes, friends and family, peanut butter, Netflix, and other life necessities are all up there. But one thing I’ve missed most this semester is fall in Massachusetts. New England has some…

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New Experiences

Krista This week was very exciting with Barry Katz, as I got to cover my first script! I was given the pilot of a new sitcom that was actually pretty funny. When I was done reading I had to rate the script on different components,…

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Work & Play in LA

Mary Lee This week I was fortunate enough to have a visitor come out West. Meg is a Mediated Communication major who is also very much interested in the entertainment world. I pushed for her to visit us because I knew that she would appreciate…

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Communicating underwater

Kate This post is dedicated entirely to my newest endeavor- scuba diving. This weekend, I took to the pool and took my first breaths underwater. This blog is dedicated entirely to why communication majors should take at least one scuba class or have one scuba…

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