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To Be Continued

James Boyd wears a shirt that says, "UNARMED" in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement.

James Boyd wears a shirt that says, “UNARMED” in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Up until this point, every journalism class I had taken at UIUC was easy. It all came naturally so I never felt much pressure to get my assignments done. However, this class challenged me from the start and by the end I think it truly humbled me. Continue reading

Assign 3 Boyd – “What’s up with Wassaja?”

Wassaja Hall is located on the corner of First and Gregory.

Wassaja Hall is located on the corner of First and Gregory.

When Professor Collins assigned our JOUR 215 class to create a video essay, I was a little nervous because in my opinion, video is a lot more difficult than stills. It’s easy to just get a bunch of pictures that go together and put them in order, but with my video essay, I really wanted to tell a story.  Continue reading