The Role of the Fairy Tale

This paper was written for Professor Hill's Early English Masterworks class at Sam Houston State University on September 11, 2013. The Role of the Fairy Tale                         Imagination builds creativity – something viewed as quite essential not only to early development in children, but also for adults in the working world. It begins with…

The Watergate Scandal: Skepticism in Journalism

I wrote this paper for a summer class (COMM 1307) with Professor Wilkerson. The following was written as a final paper.  The Watergate Scandal: Skepticism in Journalism What role do journalists play in modern society? Do they exist solely to entertain and inform the public?  Perhaps their purpose goes beyond that of a storyteller and in fact,…

Mesothelioma Awareness Day – September 26

In honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day (September 26), I am choosing to be a voice for the victims - to educate others about mesothelioma, a disease that takes thousands of lives every year. With education comes awareness. With awareness comes action. With action comes change. What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a set of six naturally-occurring (in rock and…

Job hunting made easy

This article was originally published in The Cougar. To view the original story, click here.   A new semester is about to begin at UH and everyone is gearing up for fall classes. For those graduating this semester, more than classes will be on their minds. The world beyond graduation is something that many students worry about.…